Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press: The Detroit Red Wings acquired forward Robby Fabbri from the St. Louis Blues this past season. In 51 games with the Red Wings, he recorded 14 goals and added 17 assists. He’s a pending restricted free agent and signing him to a two-year contract would make sense.
Some offseason questions for each of the team that didn’t make the playoffs Josh Beneteau of Sportsnet: Questions for each of the seven teams that didn’t qualify for the 24-team playoff format. Detroit Red Wings – How many of their pending free agents will be back next season? None of their UFAs including Jimmy Howard
Ansar Khan of MLive: The Detroit Red Wings season will officially be over this week when the NHL announces the 24-team playoff format. Red Wings GM Steve Yzerman can start planning for next season. One of Yzerman’s decisions will be whether or not they will exercise the team option for head coach Jeff Blashill’s contract.
What’s The Grind Line? Apart from the once-famous line of Kris Draper, Kirk Maltby, and either Joe Kocur or Darren McCarty, The Grind Line is also The Hockey Writers’ weekly column about the Detroit Red Wings. Raymond Harrison and Devin Little are the muckers who form THW’s forechecking unit and sound off on Red Wings
Mantha hopes to remain in Detroit long-term Ansar Khan of MLive: Detroit Red Wings pending restricted free agent forward Anthony Mantha has missed 28 games this season due to injuries. He believes that it could make contract talks a little trickier. “It will be complicated, I think,” Mantha said. “My (job) is to play hockey.
Can the New York Islanders fill their third-line hole? Arthur Staple of The Athletic: The Islanders could use some offensive depth as there is a clear hole on the third line. There are some options to fill it. Some are easy and some are not so easy. They could do everything from bringing up Oliver
Pageau could fetch a nice return Frank Seravalli: One GM thinks that the Ottawa Senators could be able to get a first-round pick and a prospect for Jean-Gabriel Pageau at the trade deadline. It is still early and there haven’t been talks, but will the Senators look to re-sign him or do they move him,
Home NHL Trades NHL Trade: Lightning Trade Adam Erne To The Red Wings © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded restricted free agent forward Adam Erne to the Detroit Red Wings for a 2020 4th round pick. The 24-year old Erne was drafted 33rd overall in the 2nd round of the