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Mark Howe's new book chronicles life as Mr. Hockey's son

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.

NHL offseason moves: Ted Kulfan breaks down winners and losers

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.

Red Wings will be on NBC or NBCSN 15 times this season

National television still loves the Red Wings. The team will appear 15 times across NBC Sports Group platforms, it was announced Tuesday.

Chris Ilitch defends use of tax subsidies for $650M entertainment district

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.

NHL star Alex Ovechkin, tennis star Maria Kirilenko end engagement

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.

Daniel Cleary motivated by Red Wings fans' disapproval of his return

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.

Red Wings re-sign forwards Mitch Callahan, Andrej Nestrasil for Grand Rapids

Both right wings played in Grand Rapids last season, posting career-high statistics. They are headed to the Griffins again this season.

Thursday's NHL roundup: Tyler Ennis, Sabres agree on five-year, $23 million extension

Ennis was a restricted free agent after the Sabres retained his rights by tendering him an offer last month. Buffalo has re-signed four of its five restricted free agents. Only forward Luke Adam remains unsigned.

New Red Wings assistant Tony Granato fond of pic showing shouting match with Mike Babcock

Granato, 49, signed for one season with an option for a second. For now, he'll be in charge of the defensemen and penalty kill, although that could change depending on who the Red Wings hire for the second assistant's job.

Tuesday's NHL roundup: No surgery for Sidney Crosby

Crosby dealt with the injury during the playoffs. He had one goal and eight assists in 13 playoff games. The Penguins were eliminated in the second round by the Rangers, who lost in the Stanley Cup Finals to the Kings.

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock not worried about contract extension

As his assistants were coming and going Monday, Babcock was adamant about one thing: He isn't going to be talking about his future once the season begins.

Red Wings add Tony Granato as assistant, lose Tom Renney to head Hockey Canada

The Red Wings added Tony Granato, recently an assistant with the Pittsburgh Penguins, leaving them one assistant short for coach Mike Babcock's staff.

Red Wings bring back Daniel Cleary on one-year contract

Cleary is coming off a disappointing season. He had only four goals and four assists in 52 games and was a healthy scratch for numerous games.

Blackhawks give Jonathan Toews, Patrick Kane 8-year, $84M extensions

This was a no-brainer from start to finish. Toews and Kane wanted to stay in Chicago and the Blackhawks wanted to keep the high-scoring forwards in the only NHL uniform they have ever known.

Former Red Wings coach and GM Bryan Murray diagnosed with cancer

Murray, former Red Wings coach and general manager, has been diagnosed with cancer, the Ottawa Senators announced Monday. Murray is GM and president of the Senators.

Monday's NHL roundup: Tommy Wingels signs three-year deal for big raise with Sharks

The contract will pay Wingels $7.4 million over the three years for an average cap hit of just under $2.47 million, according to He earned $850,000 last season.

Ex-Red Wing David Legwand signs 2-year, $6M deal with Senators

The Ottawa Senators agreed to terms with center David Legwand on a two-year contract Friday. Legwand split last season between the Nashville Predators and the Detroit Red Wings. He had 51 points (14 goals, 37 assists) in 83 games.

Wings prospects ready to break the ice at development camp

Included in the group are the two most recent first-round picks for the Red Wings, forwards Anthony Mantha (2013) and Waterford native Dylan Larkin (2014).

Friday's NHL roundup: Canucks re-sign Zack Kassian, Yannick Weber

Kassian had 29 points (14 goals, 15 assists) and 124 penalty minutes in 73 games for the Canucks last season. He signed a $3.5 million, two-year deal

Blue Jackets retain David Savard, sign Penguins' Brian Gibbons

The 23-year-old Savard scored five goals and had 10 assists in 70 games last season. The third rounder in the 2009 draft ranked fourth on the club in blocked shots with 81.

Red Wings hits and misses in free agency under Ken Holland

Some of Ken Holland's signings have been key acquisitions in the Red Wings' Stanley Cup runs; some haven't turned out so well.

Thursday's NHL roundup: Hurricanes sign 3, including Clawson's Tim Gleason

General manager Ron Francis said Thursday the team and Tim Gleason agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million contract.

Red Wings GM Ken Holland's wish list: Health, growth

Every season, NHL rosters undergo some sort of makeover. For 2014-15 version of the Red Wings, however, may have a very familiar feel. The names and faces that filled the 2013-14 roster will pretty much be the same.

Wednesday's NHL roundup: Signing frenzy by Sabres adds depth

Sabres general manager Tim Murray couldn't get through explaining how popular Buffalo is as a free-agent destination without his cellphone ringing.

Red Wings sign Kyle Quincey, Riley Sheahan for two years, extend Petr Mrazek

Sheahan's signing leaves the Red Wings with two other restricted free agents to sign — forward Tomas Tatar and defenseman Danny DeKeyser.

Red Wings coming up empty on free-agent targets to bolster defense

The Red Wings still are looking for a right-handed shooting defenseman. But on Tuesday, the first day of NHL unrestricted free agency, they came up short.

Tuesday's NHL roundup: Former Michigan State star Ryan Miller signs three-year deal with Canucks

Miller (East Lansing/Michigan State) was seen as the best goalie on the free-agent market this year. The Canucks need a proven goaltender after trading Cory Schneider and Roberto Luongo in the past 13 months.

First-rounder Dylan Larkin will be at Wings' development camp; full roster here

Five players drafted by the Red Wings last week, including first-round center Dylan Larkin, will be among the players participating in the organization's development camp.

Red Wings are looking for Mr. Right for defense

The Red Wings would like to add a right-shooting defensemen — they're lefty-dominated currently — and there are several right-handers to choose from on the open market. They're also craving a top-six-caliber, goal-scoring winger, although that need could be filled if Daniel Alfredsson decides to return.

Red Wings looking to bolster defense as free agency begins

All the preparation and meetings are over. At noon today, unrestricted free agency in the NHL begins. And the Red Wings expect to be in the thick of the player movement. 'We'll explore everything that's out there,' Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said. News | Awards & Certificates | Promote Us | Contact Us | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Uninstall Info

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