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#2686364 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by DickieDunn on 26 September 2016 - 08:22 PM

I'd move Dekeyser for Trouba in a one for one swap, because as GM I'd be rebuilding and in 3 years a 25 year old Trouba would be more valuable to me than a 29 year old Dekeyser if he comes close to his ceiling.

#2686246 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by DickieDunn on 24 September 2016 - 05:40 PM

If two players are equally good and you want to take the local kid, sure. Loading the team with average to middling players, calling a second pair D a star, and hoping that Larkin turns into an elite player just because they're all from Michigan isn't a sound strategy. Also, the idea that they like each other or have chemistry because they're from the same state is flawed. Maybe they played against each other and one threw a cheap shot, or banged another guy's girlfriend, or they hate each other for another reason.

#2686221 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by kliq on 24 September 2016 - 09:56 AM

Fowler (born in Windsor, I know) would be a mistake.... the Wings should be targeting a high end Canadian defenceman. This team needs an elite Canadian or two. In recent years their has been far too much focus on Michigan connections when looking at/signing players.


Rather then go for a Canadian d-man or a Michigan d-man etc. Lets just try to get a D-man who has the skill set that what we need regardless of where he was born.

#2681952 Who should get A?

Posted by Datsyukian-Deke on 02 July 2016 - 01:29 PM

It's clearly Cleary....

#2680734 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by gcom007 on 30 June 2016 - 07:35 PM

I don't want to be negative for the sake of being negative, but I have a feeling tomorrow is going to be brutal for us.

#2679600 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by Euro_Twins on 26 June 2016 - 07:58 PM

How do they let Elliot go for a 2nd round pick but then demand Larkin for Shattenkirk?


#2586327 Opinion: Petr Mrazek should be starting Game 1

Posted by BuckeyeWingsfan80 on 28 March 2015 - 06:43 PM

....and in 3 months of the same results, we'll find out that Mrazek also sucks* and since Red Wings fans can't ever be happy about who the damned goalie is, some of the same people with want Howard back.....



*= as if any of these goalie "experts" got past Juniors if they even played there OR had a leaky defense like what is currently in front of Howard/Mrazek/Gus/etc/etc/etc.

#2531434 Wings re-sign Cleary $1.5 mill + $1mill in game bonuses

Posted by Detroit # 1 Fan on 10 July 2014 - 11:47 PM

CapGeek ‏@capgeek 59s

Daniel Cleary gets a $250K signing bonus and a NTC. #RedWings #NHL



Someone... PLEASE defend Ken Holland now. He'sf****** lost it.

#2529203 Quincey re-signed by DET. 2 yr s $4.25 mill AAV

Posted by Nyquistfan14 on 01 July 2014 - 09:49 PM

He will in 2019 when he finally gets called up. 

Only half way through the season when Dan cleary goes down with an injury

#2529050 Quincey re-signed by DET. 2 yr s $4.25 mill AAV

Posted by GoWings1905 on 01 July 2014 - 07:36 PM

Guys, it's only a 2 year deal. If we signed someone as a FA, we'd have to pay more and for a longer term. For a defenceman who plays 20 minutes a night, it's a good contract. Quincey would have got more if he hit the open market.

Quincey did hit the open market and no other team appeared to have interest since free agency kicked off earlier. Quincey playing 20 minutes per game is exactly the Wings problem defensively. They just made their issue a solution.

#2528792 2014 Offseason League Signings and Trades

Posted by Datsyukian-Deke on 01 July 2014 - 05:39 PM

I really hope this spurs KH to offer sheet Subban. Make the deal as rich and unmatchable as you can.

It's not like their are any negatives to doing so, nobody will sign with us and nobody will trade fairly with us now anyway.

Subban would have to actually sign the offer sheet though. From what we've seen today we couldn't get the popcorn guy to sign a contract.

#2523867 GM moves

Posted by plopster on 14 June 2014 - 03:54 PM

Not trying to say anything, but look at the ratio of North American players to Europeans on the teams that recently won the cup and look at the wings roster. There's a trend here.


This is the wings 2008 roster.
20 North Americans and 13 Europeans. It's been downhill since the gritty North Americans have been departing. Osgood, chelios, draper, maltby, McCarty, rafalski, drake, Downey, and Stuart. Again, Stuart was an acquisition that season in February. Holland making moves to improve an already fairly stacked team. Something he should be doing more of.

#2450431 11/2 GDT: Red Wings 5 at Oilers 0

Posted by Ekmanc on 02 November 2013 - 11:22 PM


#2450371 11/2 GDT: Red Wings 5 at Oilers 0

Posted by datterberg1340 on 02 November 2013 - 10:35 PM

Smith just can't get his s*** together

I can't believe I used to think he'd be a top pairing guy some day


he's playing himself out of the lineup


if Big E were healthy, Smith should be the one scratched, not Lashoff

#2428054 Wings Attempting to Re-sign Cleary

Posted by Rivalred on 06 July 2013 - 03:03 PM

States they are going to re-sign him, but haven't yet as they have to clear roster space. So this is pending.

Anyways, looks like Brunner is donzo