Here is the latest on what the media is saying about Mike Modano coming to Hockeytown and everything else involving the Wings:
- The Red Wings’ official website said that GM Ken Holland is anxious to wrap up the deal with Modano, and that Aaron Downey is excited for his training camp tryout.
- Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press looks at how the Wings’ roster will round out as training camp approaches, and that Modano is expected to wear No. 90.
- Gregg Krupa of the Detroit News asks for some public affection for Kirk Maltby.
- MLive.com’s Ansar Khan expects Modano to bring out the best in Dan Cleary, and that Justin Abdelkader is spending his summer with boxing gloves on.
- Ken Campbell of The Hockey News discusses how captain Nicklas Lidstrom is still an elite NHL defenseman.
The DRW bloggers discuss all the latest Wings’ news:
Babcocks’ Death Stare appreciates the way the Modano signing will be handled, unlike other contract signings this year.
- Bleacher Report discusses Modano’s signing.
- Fight Night at the Joe offers some new rules for the NHL to consider.
- Nightmare on Helm Street looks at the Wings’ salary cap situation with the Modano addition.
- Octopus Thrower says Modano should have his own show on ESPN to announce his contract.
- On the Wings wonders if the Wings can find the cap space for Willie Mitchell.
- The Production Line posts what Modano’s Wings jersey will look like.