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Winging It In Motown Aug 5, 2016

Doug Armstrong Tells the World He’s Ready to Not Trade Kevin Shattenkirk

GMs never just talk to the press when they’re talking to the press and you can bet Ken Holland is listening to what Doug Armstrong had to tell Craig Custance. With August here and the Wings still sitting on far too many forwards/not enough top defensemen, we’ve already talked about how time may be running out to make such a move to see if we can’t fix that, but ESPN’s Craig Custance has an update that caught our eye in his recent (insider-only) column about St. Louis’ summer so far. Specifically, Custance asked Blues’ GM Doug Armstrong about the Kevin Shattenkirk trade rumors....
Winging It In Motown Jul 30, 2016

Time May Have Run Out For Red Wings To Significantly Upgrade Defense

With August upon us, time is running out as Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is on the record wanting to obtain a top four defenseman. He has also stated he will be looking closer to camp to make such a deal, as we are getting closer to training camp and the rumor mill is very quiet for Detroit, as expected. The possible defenseman rumored all offseason to be on the move may not be on the move until closer to the 2017 NHL trade deadline, if at all: Jacob Touba of the Winnipeg Jets, Kevin Shattenkirk of the St. Louis Blues, Tyson Barrie of the Colorado Avalanche or even Cam Fowler from...