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Red Wings Offer Andreas Athanasiou 2-year, $3.8M Contract

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The Detroit Red Wings continue their long-standing negotiations with restricted free agent Andreas Athanasiou and have upped the ante with a new offer.

Detroit has reportedly offered Athanasiou a two-year contract with an average annual valuation of $1.9 million, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.

Athanasiou has scored 27 goals and added 16 assists during his tenure with the Red Wings.

While player agent Darren Ferris has mentioned the option of playing in the KHL, it is clear that both sides are working towards an agreement to get Athanasiou back on the ice for the Red Wings.

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Red Wings’ Jeff Blashill Has Doubts that Henrik Zetterberg will Return this Season

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Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill has his doubts when it comes to the potential of Henrik Zetterberg suiting up this season, uncertain that the 37-year old will be healthy enough to do so and admitting that his status is currently in the air.

“He’s had a hard summer and I don’t think his back is reacting great,” Red Wings’ head coach Jeff Blashill said earlier this week, according to Ted Kulfan of The Detroit News. “Certainly we’ll know more in a month (at training camp), but as of today, there’s a lot of doubt as to whether his back will be healthy enough to play.”

Zetterberg did play in all 82 games for Detroit last season, but it was a tough task to enable he could do so.

“As you know, Hank wasn’t able to practice for half the year,” Blashill said. “He was able to gut it out through those last two months where he wasn’t able to practice. There were nights I didn’t think he’d able to play and he did play.”

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Red Wings Sign Jonathan Bernier To Three-Year Deal

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The Detroit Red Wings are the new home for well-traveled netminder Jonathan Bernier, who will be joining his 5th NHL team.

Bernier is inking a three-year deal that will pay him $3M per season.

Bernier owns a career save percentage of .914 through 288 career games.

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Red Wings Sign Mike Green To Two-Year Extension

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The Detroit Red Wings have signed defenseman Mike Green to a two-year contract extension, according to a team announcement.

According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, Green’s cap hit will be $5.375M.

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