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Red Wings Extend Miller

Just days before he was set to become an unrestricted free agent, the Detroit Red Wings announced the signing of forward Drew Miller to a one-year contract extension.

Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not anounced.


Red Wings Unload Datsyuk's Contract in Draft Day Deal

The Detroit Red Wings cleared $7.5 million in salary cap space for the 2016-17 season on Friday, trading the contract of retired forward Pavel Datsyuk along with the 16th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft to the Arizona Coyotes for the 20th overall pick, the 53rd overall pick, and forward Joe Vitale.

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Final Season Schedule for Joe Louis Arena Announced

The Detroit Red Wings and the National Hockey League announced the schedule for the 2016-17 season on Tuesday, the final campaign to be played at Joe Louis Arena.

After starting on the road against the Tampa Bay Lighting on October 13 and the Florida Panthers on October 15, the Red Wings will have their home opener against the Ottawa Senators on October 19.

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Datsyuk Departs Forward Returns to Russia with One Year Left on Contract

Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk announced on Saturday what many had expected since late March: He will forego the final year of his NHL contract and return to his native Russia.

"My family and I have decided that it's time to return home," he explained at a press conference at St. Mary's Athletic Conference, where he is hosting a youth hockey clinic.

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Red Wings Re-sign Sheahan

As first reported by TSN's Aaron Ward, the Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Riley Sheahan to a two-year deal, reportedly carrying a salary cap hit of $2.075 million.

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Torchetti Named Red Wings' Assistant Coach

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland announced on Thursday the hiring of John Torchetti as the team's second new assistant coach.

Torchetti joins former Detroit defenseman Doug Houda as newcomers behind the Red Wings' bench, led by head coach Jeff Blashill.


Red Wings Announce Final Exhibition Schedule at JLA

The Detroit Red Wings announced their exhibition schedule for 2016 on Wednesday. It marks their last preseason at Joe Louis Arena.

As per usual, the team will play at home and on the road against four teams: The Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Red Wings Acquire Prospect Sadowy from San Jose

The Detroit Red Wings announced on Thursday the acquisition of prospect forward Dylan Sadowy from the San Jose Sharks.

Sadowy, 20, was the Sharks' third round pick (81st overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.


Red Wings Name Houda Assistant Coach

Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland announced on Tuesday that the team has hired former Red Wings defenseman Doug Houda as an assistant coach.

Houda joins Detroit after ten years as an assistant with the Boston Bruins.


Red Wings to Open Playoffs in Tampa on Wednesday

The Detroit Red Wings will open their Atlantic Division Semifinal series with the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday in Tampa, the National Hockey League announced on Sunday.

For the second consecutive season, the Red Wings and Lightning will meet in the first round, with Tampa Bay as the higher seed.

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