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Tomas Tatar thrilled to remain with the Red Wings

Before arbitrator could issue a ruling, Tatar and the team agree to a four-year contract

by Dana Wakiji @Dwakiji /

DETROIT - Tomas Tatar always wanted to stay with the Red Wings, the only team he has ever known.

But when the restricted free agent and the team ended up in arbitration after failing to come to an agreement, there was some concern Tatar's time in Detroit would end after this coming season.

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Red Wings and Tatar agree to four-year-deal

Former second-round pick has 99 goals and 194 points in 345 NHL games

by Kyle Kujawa /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today agreed to terms with left wing Tomas Tatar on a four-year contract.

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Danish defenseman Malte Setkov stood above all at development camp

At 6-feet-6 and still growing, Setkov has improved a lot in a short time

by Dana Wakiji and Art Regner @Dwakiji and @ArthurJRegner /

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. - When the Red Wings defense prospects arrived in Traverse City earlier this month, one player stood above them all - literally.

Malte Setkov, Detroit's fourth-round pick, 100th overall, in June's NHL Entry Draft, is 6-foot-6 and 192 pounds.

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Chelios returns home

Legendary NHL defenseman keeping his options open

by Arthur J.Regner @arthurjregner /

TRAVERSE CITY, MI. - During the Saturday morning session of Detroit's development camp at Centre Ice Arena, an NHL Hall of Fame player returned to the Red Wings after a brief sabbatical.

Chris Chelios was back on the ice, barking out instructions to the Wings' eager prospects who were soaking up every word from one of hockey's greatest players.

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Red Wings re-sign winger Martin Frk

Frk scored Calder Cup-Clinching goal for Griffins in 2016-17

by Kyle Kujawa /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today re-signed right wing Martin Frk to a one-year contract.

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Red Wings announce 2nd annual Hockeytown 5K set for Sunday, Sept. 10

Registration now open for the run/walk that concludes outside Little Caesars Arena; Virtual Race package available for fans unable to attend

by Alex DiFilippo /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today announced the details for the second annual Hockeytown 5K Run/Walk, presented by Meijer and Powerade. Building on last year's sold-out event, this season's race will take place on Sunday, Sept. 10 from 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., and will finish outside Little Caesars Arena.

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This Date in NHL History

July 18: Red Wings sign Bowman for two years

Plus: Detroit promotes Holland to general manager; Blackhawks name Toews captain

by John Kreiser @jkreiser7713 / Managing Editor


1997: Two months after winning the Stanley Cup for the first time in 42 years, the Detroit Red Wings make two moves that will help them win three more in the next 11: They sign Scotty Bowman to a two-year contract to remain as coach and promote Ken Holland to general manager. He had been assistant GM.

Bowman guides the Red Wings to the Cup again in 1998 and wins his NHL-record ninth championship as a coach in 2002. After the final buzzer, he puts on his skates and takes the Cup for a lap around the ice. It's his last act before retiring as the holder of NHL records for wins and championships by a coach.

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By The Numbers - Andreas Athanasiou

Speedy forward determined to become topflight two-way player

by Arthur J.Regner @arthurjregner /

In Greek mythology, the god Hermes is the god of speed and is often depicted wearing wings on his sandals.

Detroit forward Andreas Athanasiou may not be a mythical Greek god, but with his blinding speed it's not too far of a stretch to believe he indeed has wings on his skates.

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World's largest, seamless centerhung scoreboard system

5,100 square foot centerhung scoreboard will be largest system in the NHL by viewable area; Full display system in and around new arena includes 13,500+ square feet and 16.5+ million LEDs; Display system is just one of countless fan-focused innovations at Little Caesars Arena @DetroitRedWings

DETROIT and BROOKINGS, S.D. - July 17, 2017 - Fans attending concerts, shows or sporting events at the new Little Caesars Arena will enjoy state-of-the art video displays designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics, the world leader in audiovisual systems and implementation. The centerhung system at Little Caesars Arena, the future home of the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons and countless entertainment and community events, will be more than 5,100 square feet. 

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Team Reset

Red Wings believe pieces in place for return to playoffs

Athanasiou, Larkin, Mantha must take next step; Daley, Witkowski added to roster

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / Columnist

After the NHL Draft, free agency and other offseason moves, is taking a look at where each team stands. Today, the Detroit Red Wings:

The Detroit Red Wings have not gone into a full rebuild while building a new rink.

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