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Mike Modano said he will not be making a decision until he skates next month, but there is still plenty of Red Wings material being posted around the Web.
The Red Wings’ official website looks at Valtteri Filppula’s numbers from last season, discusses prospect Nick Oslund’s upcoming year, and reports that Mike Babcock is confident that Modano will become a Wing.
- Helene St. James of the Free Press says that Justin Abdelkader and Darren Helm will have to wait for new contracts until after Modano decides.
- The Free Press’ George Sipple discusses prospect Mitchell Callahan’s attempt to make it in the NHL.
- Chris McCosky of the Detroit News says it’s understandable that Modano wants to take his time, and that Meech’s contract doesn’t mean he will be in Detroit next year.
- Ansar Khan of MLive.com says that the Wings have been talking with Maltby and Lilja while they wait to hear about Modano.
Here’s a look at the DRW blogs:
- Detroithockey.net shares their thoughts on the Modano situation.
- Eight Legged Freaks is disappointed that the Wings’ missed out on Brett Lebda.
- Fight Night at the Joe shares some new DRW blogs.
- Motown Wings also discusses Modano.
- Nightmare on Helm Street reports on a 14-year-old determined to be a Red Wing someday.
- Octopus Thrower says the Wings’ don’t even need Modano.
- Snipe Snipe, Dangle Dangle looks at a Red Wings packrat.
- The Production Line discusses Meech’s new deal.