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With September fast approaching, the Red Wings have been busy finalizing details for the upcoming season. The team has officially renewed their radio broadcast agreement with 97.1 The Ticket (CBS RADIO Detroit), and they are also hosting the 2010 NHL Prospects Tournament at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City from September 11-15. Read more in the following links:
- Bill Shea of Crain’s Detroit Business discusses the length of the Wings’ new contract with WXYT.
- The Detroit Free Press’ James Jahnke shares which Red Wings attended Henrik Zetterberg’s wedding to Emma Andersson in Sweden.
- Helene St. James of the Free Press examines prospect Landon Ferraro’s trade from Red Deer to Everett of the Western Hockey League, and says that the NHL’s rejection of Ilya Kovalchuk’s long-term contract may affect the Red Wings’ long-term deals.
- The Free Press’ George Sipple reports on Northville native Ryan Hohl’s learning experience at his hometown team’s development camp.
- MLive.com shares a new prospect-oriented website that ranks Detroit’s top ten prospects.
- The Detroit News’ Gregg Krupa says that the Wings need to add both a veteran defenseman and an enforcer to their roster, but are in a holding pattern until Mike Modano makes his decision.
- The Red Wings’ official website reports that Nicklas Lidstrom has been named to NHL.com’s Over-35 Team, and that Dallas Drake has been inducted into the British Columbia Hockey Hall of Fame.
- The Wings’ website also looks at the Wings-sponsored yacht’s second-place finish in the Pro Team Challenge.
Here’s a glance at what the DRW bloggers are talking about:
- Red Wings guy dot com discusses the history behind Zetterberg’s pre-wedding festivities.
- Nightmare on Helm Street explores the reasons behind Ferraro’s trade.
- Bleacher Report shares a list of five free agents besides Modano that could help the Red Wings.
- On the Wings explores possible repercussions of the Modano situation.
- Brendan Smithsonian Institution discusses singer Mike Posner’s customized Red Wings jacket in his “Cooler Than Me” video.
- Motown Wings tells bloggers how they can participate in the second H2H event.