Quick Hits: 8/24

The Roster (for now)- With the Detroit Red Wings most likely finalizing their off-season signings by extending RFA Justin Abdelkader for two more years - the 2010-2011 roster is set...but it won't be for long.  With the Abdelkader signing, Detroit is officially over the Salary Cap and will have to make some moves to become Cap compliant again.

Former Wing Aaron Ward Retires- Aaron Ward, outspoken defenseman who played with the Red Wings from mid 90's through the turn of the century, has elected to retire as George Malik of Snapshots reports.  Ward's run-ins with Scotty Bowman when the pair was in Detroit has become the thing of legends.  Ward won two Stanley Cups with Detroit.

Single game tickets on sale Friday- As DetrotRedWings.com reports: regular season game tickets will be available for purchase on Friday.  The season may seem far away, but ticket sales are very, very close.  Also announced is the return of the $9 ticket...something I've been taking advantage of for years.

Abdelkader gives Wings more depth - Chuck Pleiness of the Macomb Daily reports on the Abdelkader signing.  Pleiness looks at Abdelkader's stats and also gets the thoughts of Jim Nill and Ken Holland on everything Abdelkader.

SB Nation Featured Video
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Winging It In Motown

You must be a member of Winging It In Motown to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Winging It In Motown. You should read them.

Join Winging It In Motown

You must be a member of Winging It In Motown to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Winging It In Motown. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker