Well, the beat writers have been talking about the Wings looking for some fourth-line grit all week, and it looked like we had all dodged a bullet when Matt Martin signed in Toronto, but no…
— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) July 1, 2016
There is one small bit of good news.
Steve Ott 1 yr 800k Detroit Red Wings
— Aaron Ward (@NHL_AaronWard) July 1, 2016
That salary can be buried in its entirety in the AHL should the Wings snap out of it and decide to punt this jackass down to the Griffins to hang out with Daniel Cleary.