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#2532624 Dekeyser/Tatar status update

Posted by GoWings1905 on 20 July 2014 - 11:25 AM

No worries they'll sign. Holland doesn't sign over priced UFA's for this reason. There's more then enough cap room to sign Tatar and DeKeyser, then Nyquist and Smith next off season.

You are aware he offered a ton of money for Niskanen and more than Boyle received from the Rangers? Just because Holland doesn't know why free agents aren't coming here doesn't mean he hasn't been trying.

Besides, how do you not classify Quincey as an overpriced UFA?


Posted by DickieDunn on 13 July 2014 - 05:37 PM

Wings don't need a 3rd pair guy

#2531588 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by ManLuv4Clears on 11 July 2014 - 02:01 PM

Ugh, does anyone know if we have the ability to change usernames?   :paperbag3:  

#2531594 McCollum signed.

Posted by Echolalia on 11 July 2014 - 02:12 PM

He's a bit iffy at times, but a decent AHL backup. Doubt he'll ever be anything more than that though.

I don't follow that Griffins all that closely, but from what I've gathered, after his terrible struggles from a couple years ago, McCollum really rebounded well and likely could have been a solid 1 last year. Unfortunately for him, the Wings also have Hasek jr. in Mrazek, and nobody in the AHL will take the 1 spot from that kid. Anyway, I think if he keeps his pace up, McCollum can break into the NHL, perhaps as a back-up.

#2531046 Red Wings Target Mike Green

Posted by T.Low on 10 July 2014 - 03:00 PM

Thanks for the update on the Jarnkrok Legwand trade' was curious about the status of that.

#2530941 Next Seasons Needs/Team Future

Posted by kipwinger on 09 July 2014 - 10:33 PM

To be honest, I'm not sure if Frk's ever going to get his positioning together, but I do think he can fit into a niche if he puts in the proper off-season work. I agree that he benefited from his teammates, and his skating and lackluster two-way play hurt him. I still think he's going to have a better season than last - although, I do believe that he's going to have to impress Blashill right off the bat to get minutes.

If I'm Frk, I bust my hide in the gym and turn into a puck hound. He's still got that wicked shot, but I think he's the kind of guy who'd be smart to become a "piano puller" on a line - dig for pucks in the corner, get in front of the net, etc. He's never going to be the catalyst on a line, but I think he could be a good complimentary piece/PP guy.


I agree.  I always thought that in the best case scenario he'd model his game off of Vanek.  He's not the greatest skater in the world either, but he's got a good shot, is sturdy down around the crease, and is a physically strong guy who's not afraid of contact. 


I don't know if it's too late for Frk to be a poor man's Vanek, but that's probably the guy I see in him the most. 

#2530845 Red Wings Target Mike Green

Posted by ogreslayer on 09 July 2014 - 01:46 PM


As Kip mentioned, it's part of negotiating. They likely ask for Mantha, Detroit replies with Ferraro. And for the record, I'd take Red Green for comedic relief on the 4th line.

The Legwand trade was made out of desperation. Poile had Holland over a barrel there.


But then where does Cleary fit in if he re-signs?

#2530821 Red Wings Target Mike Green

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 09 July 2014 - 01:04 PM

But...but the streak man....the streak!



#2530123 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

Posted by number9 on 05 July 2014 - 02:50 PM

Plus we have Nosek Campbell Porter Miele Pulkinnen and now possibly AA and Mantha fighting for a forward position. Just adding one of those guys puts us at the 23 man roster limit assuming Danny D and Tatar re-sign. There's no room for Legwand whether u like it or not.
And there's Ferraro and Callahan. Lots of prospects clamoring to play.

#2529401 Well...at least we're not Philadelphia. Giroux Arrested.

Posted by rrasco on 02 July 2014 - 10:53 AM

I don't care, this is hilarious.  Almost as funny as tinky winky

#2529446 Quincey re-signed by DET. 2 yr s $4.25 mill AAV

Posted by GoWings1905 on 02 July 2014 - 12:06 PM

I don't disagree with the premise of that article, but Ryan Lambert has bashed the Wings at every opportunity for years. He's a Blackhawks slappy that somehow got a job pretending to be an objective writer for Yahoo. I knew who had written that article just by reading the part posted without even opening the link.

Lambert is a clown. Helene St. James never finds anything wrong with the Red Wings and Lambert never sees anything right. Both are hacks.

#2529247 Quincey re-signed by DET. 2 yr s $4.25 mill AAV

Posted by GoWings1905 on 01 July 2014 - 11:35 PM

Quincey>Lashoff, Kindl

Cap hit is pretty much irrelevant since nobody wants our money. 2 years kind of stings. He had us by the balls but this deal hardly holds us back from improving

How do the Wings improve? They missed on every targeted impact free agent d-man. Holland's track record on trades is either non-existent or awful, besides acquiring Stuart. Even then, now asking prices for someone like Myers or Yandle will be higher and the Wings lose major assets in the process.

That's the problem with re-signing Quincey. It was simply out of panic and a desperation move, similar to the first time Holland brought Quincey back and also with Legwand. Holland said before free agency that the kids were a suitable backup plan should they strike out in free agency. Quincey does nothing but impede that exact idea. Every line Holland has fed us lately about relying on youth has been utter bulls*** unless his hand has been forced by excessive injuries to all of the declining veterans he so fondly lets hang around. Quincey doesn't help the Wings in any sense going forward.

Holland for years now is either ignorant of the process required to obtain talent or lying to the fanbase about his motives. Don't tell us you aren't trading for rentals at the deadline and then overpay for Legwand so the team could win one playoff game to extend a meaningless streak. Or constantly remind us how ready the kids are in Grand Rapids and then leave them rotting there for years so Kyle Quincey can have a roster spot on a team stuck in mediocrity.

I don't know why free agents don't want to play for the Red Wings anymore, but the general manager should. Especially when you have an extended window before free agency begins to meet with players and grasp an indication of their intentions. I'm just fed up with the lack of direction and excuse making coming from Holland and the front office while the lap dog reporters following the Wings perpetuate the fabrications.

Today is the low point for the Wings since the 2009 season ended. Something has to change because five plus years of the same tune and no results is unacceptable. I think most people have been more progressively getting frustrated with Holland's moves lately, but I have never seen such widespread angst from the fanbase than right now. That's a good thing because it means their customers still care enough and aren't apathetic spectators like what has happened to the Pistons. It's going to end that way though if the trend continues because this franchise is stale and Holland doesn't appear to have a solution or plan that doesn't involve his comfort zone of keeping players he shouldn't.

I will still be around October 9th and every game beyond that, but I have never been less enthused about a hockey season starting than this one. I'm just purely disgusted right now because I expect better from this organization.

#2525855 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by Euro_Twins on 26 June 2014 - 12:25 PM

KH:  "Hey Ryan, you should sign with us".
RS:  "Why would I do that?  My boyfried's girlfrien is from Minnesota."
KH:  "We're prepared to offer you 13 years/90 M and check it out, our 88 year old owner got he ass on a plane to personallycome see you at you farm".
RS:  "boyfriend!!!!"
KH: "s***. I better overpay for Mattf****** Niskanen now so the fan-boy wack jobs at LGWs think I'm a good GM"

I've said several times I only want him if he is cheap less then $5m. But I wouldn't mind having him on the team.

And the suter thing. Really? Holland did everything possible to get him here, he'll suter even promised him he was coming, not Holland's fault

#2525858 Wings to have face to face with Matt Niskanen

Posted by rick zombo on 26 June 2014 - 12:32 PM

I've said several times I only want him if he is cheap less then $5m. But I wouldn't mind having him on the team.

And the suter thing. Really? Holland did everything possible to get him here, he'll suter even promised him he was coming, not Holland's fault


Agreed. That's what I was trying to express. Kenny offered Suter big money and term. It wasn't his fault that he signed in Minnesota.


It's really unfortunate that people here get the impression somehow that Holland doesn't actually give a s*** about this team.

#2525845 Hartnell to Columbus for Umberger + 4th in 2015

Posted by Euro_Twins on 26 June 2014 - 12:06 PM

That wasn't directed at you.  ET and #9 were piggy-backing off that to complain (oh the irony) about people that complain about Franzen...

I wasn't piggy backing anything. I didn't even quote anyone. I am annoyed by seeing every thread overtaken by people complaining about franzen.