Apr 26, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Detroit Red Wings defenseman Brian Lashoff (23) talks to goalie Jonas Gustavsson (50) after being defeated 4-2 by the Boston Bruins in game five of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Banknorth Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Detroit Jock City Morning Drive: Detroit Red Wings Wednesday

It’s Detroit Red Wings Wednesday on the DJC Morning Drive.  That means the drive will bring you all the latest buzz from around the web concerning your Detroit Red Wings.

With the NHL draft and NHL Free Agency approaching, there is certainly a lot to talk about.  The Wings have already agreed to a one-year deal with back-up goaltender Jonas Gustavsson but tjeir are mnay more decison to make reagrd their owen free agents before Free agancy starts on July 3rd.

Yesterday Ken Holland reveled that Daniel Alfredsson wants to return to the Wings net season. But is Alfredsson’s sore back reason enough for the Wings to let him walk.

Detroit Red Wings free agency news, draft prospects rumors and more are all right here on the DJC Morning Drive!

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From the Freep: Alfreddson wants to return to the Detroit Red Wings but…

The Wings were tremendously pleased with what Alfredsson delivered last season, when he came to Detroit after 17 seasons with the Ottawa Senators. Alfredsson produced 18 goals and 31 assists in 68 games, and provided leadership made all the more invaluable during a year that saw each of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk miss half a season.

From Bleacher Report: 5 Free Agents On The Detroit Red Wings Wish List

These players will help Detroit going forward. They will hopefully aid the Red Wings in transitioning from life with Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg as leaders to the younger crop of players that started to make its mark last season.

From the Freep: Hasek and Modano In The Hall

Even in a career jammed with special memories, from Olympic gold to record-setting hardware, one year in particular stands out for Dominik Hasek.

From Yahoo Eurosport: Chris Osgood A Hall Of Famer?

Osgood’s name won’t be announced when the 2014 Hall of Fame class is revealed on Monday. He’s not a first-ballot guy; hell, he might not be a second or third either. He’s a player whose candidacy depends very much on the peers he’s matched up against and the criteria that the illustrious panel of voters decides to apply.

From MLive: Detroit Red Wings Draft Needs

Barring a trade to move up or down in the draft – they dropped two spots last year and got Anthony Mantha, the only 50-goal scorer available, at No. 20 – the Red Wings will pick 15th overall.



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