Fresh off signing a new four-year contract to stay with the Wings through his 36th year with the franchise, one of Holland's challenges is persuading people the lack of signings is probably not significant for his redeveloping team in the long run.
The NHL has not expanded since the 2000-01 season when the Minnesota Wild and Columbus Blue Jackets became the 29th and 30th franchises in the league.
The Red Wings released their television broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 season Tuesday. They open the season at Joe Louis Arena on Oct. 9 against the Boston Bruins.
Lawyers for Todd Bertuzzi and Steve Moore are reportedly close to a negotiated financial settlement in Moore's suit against Bertuzzi and the Vancouver Canucks.
The team says under the agreement, current owner Charles Wang will continue as majority stockholder for two years. At that point, ownership will transfer to the Ledecky-Malkin group.
About 20 former Spartans and local pros are taking part in a pro hockey camp at Munn Ice Arena this week in preparation for training camp and the upcoming season.
Holland, the Red Wings' executive vice president and general manager, has signed a four-year extension that will keep him with the team through the 2017-18 season, the team announced Thursday.
A restricted free agent, DeKeyser and unrestricted free agent Daniel Alfredsson are the only two players general manager Ken Holland still needs to sign.
DeKeyser, who was born in Macomb and lives in Macomb Township, spends the lion's share of the offseason close to his family in his native state, where he grew up playing for Compuware and later at Western Michigan.
The camp, which runs from Sept.'-23, kicks off with the annual Charity Golf Classic and charity dinner Sept.' at the Grand Traverse Resort.
Young kids were skating all around him, skating and sliding, shooting and chasing the puck, and Sheahan — a Red Wings forward — was smiling. He remembered how about 15 years ago he was one of those pint-sized players.
Rafalski, a Dearborn native, played for the Wings from 2007 through the 2010-11 season before retiring. He also played seven seasons before that with the New Jersey Devils.
The operator of Joe Louis Arena has reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney's Office to make the home venue of the Detroit Red Wings more accessible to people with disabilities.
The Red Wings will give away five different bobbleheads, including Justin Abdelkader and Red Wings legend Gordie Howe, during game as part of its promotion schedule released Monday.
Subban, who already has a Norris Trophy and Olympic gold medal, would be under contract through the age of 33. He had 10 goals and 43 assists last season, and has 42 goals and 125 assists in his NHL career.
Among the features of HockeyFest are interactive games and pick-up hockey stations on the covered ice and around the concourse; tours of the Red Wings' locker room; Q&A sessions with players; photo opportunities with the No. 5 Nick Lidstrom banner and the 2008 Stanley Cup banner; and a memorabilia exhibit.
Hiller, who played 23 games with the Red Wings in'92-93, had been the coach of the Tri-City Americans in the Western Hockey League since 2009. Brewer spent the past three years as Hockey Canada's video coach.
Forward Tomas Tatar and the Red Wings have agreed to a three-year deal worth $2.75 million annually.
Howard admits it wasn't a great season. Teams need consistent, elite goaltending to make a sustained run in the playoffs.
There were defensemen on the free-agent market who could have filled the void — Matt Niskanen, Dan Boyle and Anton Stralman. But each chose to sign elsewhere.
Ferraro, 22, made his NHL debut with the Red Wings last season, playing four games with no points, while averaging almost nine minutes of ice time.
Gustav Nyquist, Tomas Tatar, Riley Sheahan, Tomas Jurco and Luke Glendening all either made their NHL debuts — or earned their first consistent playing time — and all were impressive.
Eller was scheduled to have an arbitration hearing Friday. He reportedly asked for $3.1 million for next season while the team offered $1.65 million.
Three weeks into the offseason, it's been pretty quiet in the NHL with regard to trades and free-agent movement. Anything resembling a major move likely won't happen until the start of training camp.
That Mark Howe, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, reached the sixth decade of life and Gordie Howe his ninth while remaining confidantes, friends, colleagues and loving son and father is no small achievement.
National television still loves the Red Wings. The team will appear 15 times across NBC Sports Group platforms, it was announced Tuesday.
Christopher Ilitch, president of a billion-dollar empire founded by his parents, defended his family's use of tax subsidies for their $650 million, 45-block development plan as well their decision to keep some of their downtown properties vacant for years.
Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko says she has called off her planned wedding to three-time NHL MVP Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals. The two had been together since 2011 and became engaged in December 2012.
Cleary doesn't live on social media. And that might be a good thing. Since last week, social media have been ablaze with fans dumbfounded by the Red Wings re-signing the forward to a one-year contract worth $1.5 million.
Both right wings played in Grand Rapids last season, posting career-high statistics. They are headed to the Griffins again this season.