2:03 AM EDT, Sun July 05, 2015

With additions of Green and Richards, Blashill now has limitless options

DETROIT >> If Jeff Blashill wanted options heading into training camp, he’s got them now. With the addition of free agent defenseman Mike Green and veteran forward Brad Richards on the first day of free agency Wednesday, the options are …
Japers' Rink Jul 2, 2015

Japers' Rink Mailbag: Green's Legacy, Depth Charges

A look at Mike Green in franchise context and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer." A bunch of questions for this week's 'Bag were overcome by yesterday's events, but not all of them were, so let's dive right in: @JapersRink Now that Mike Green's Caps tenure has come to an end, where does he rank among Caps defensemen all-time? #JapersMailbag — Skyler Gilbert (@SkylerJGilbert) June 25, 2015 I love this question. The way I see it, there are seven names that can even reasonably considered (and one or two may just be on sentimentality). Here's my list, alphabetically,...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 1, 2015
Up-tempo style of play helped Red Wings land free agents Mike Green, Brad Richards on 'a great day'

Up-tempo style of play helped Red Wings land free agents Mike Green, Brad Richards on 'a great day'

Green, the right-handed offensive defenseman the Red Wings have been lacking, received a three-year contract worth $18 million while Richards, a forward who helped Chicago win the Stanley Cup last month, agreed to a one-year deal worth $3 million.

Quote of the day … Mike Green

DETROIT >> Mike Green on whether he fielded many offers before choosing Detroit. “I talked earlier in the week with Ken and you know, it was my first conversation and from that point on I was really intrigued with what …
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

Mike Green and the metaphorical slap 'in the face'

Mike Green says he's happy to be moving to the Motor City, but it doesn't means it has sunk in yet.
Winging It In Motown Jul 1, 2015

Analyzing the Mike Green Signing: How will he fit with the Red Wings?

Mike Green is a Detroit Red Wing. Judging by the initial response on twitter, 25% of you are pumped, 25% of you are mad, and 50% of you are both pumped AND mad. All of this is okay. I'm here to tell you it's all going to be okay. Mike Green is not our savior, but he is a good hockey player, and this is a perfectly reasonable deal. Mike Green is instantly the most offensively capable defenseman on the roster, which directly addresses the biggest weakness on the team. We already know he's great on the PP, but Mike Green scored 1.36 points per 60 minutes of even strength hockey last year. No...
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

Capitals release statement after Green signs elsewhere

Mike Green is headed to Detroit. The Capitals have now released a statement.
Washington Post Jul 1, 2015

DC Sports Bog: With Mike Green’s departure, an era of Capitals hockey is over

A distinct phase of Washington Capitals history ended this week. Was it a success? Absolutely. Was it disappointing? Yeah, it was that, too.With Mike Green leaving Washington for a three-year deal with the Detroit Red Wings, the Young Guns Era now belongs to the newspaper (and blog) archives. Sure, their pinball style of play disappeared long ago, even before the departures of Bruce Boudreau and then Alex Semin. And yes, Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom aren’t going anywhere.Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 1, 2015

Caps Insider: Mike Green leaves Washington, signs three-year deal with Detroit

The inevitable became official less than four hours into free agency Wednesday afternoon, when defenseman Mike Green signed a three-year, $18-million contract with the Detroit Red Wings, according to multiple reports, formally closing the door on his decade-long tenure with the Washington Capitals.Read full article >>

Wings get that coveted right-handed, power-play specialist defenseman in Mike Green

DETROIT >> The Detroit Red Wings have finally got their right-handed shooting defenseman that can quarterback the power play. The Wings inked former Washington Capitals blue liner Mike Green to a three-year deal at $6 million a season. The deal …
Grand Rapids Press Jul 1, 2015
Red Wings sign right-shot, offensive defenseman Mike Green to three-year, $18 million deal

Red Wings sign right-shot, offensive defenseman Mike Green to three-year, $18 million deal

The Red Wings needed more offense from their blue line and a quarterback for the power play.
CSN Washington Jul 1, 2015

Mike Green moves on via free agency

After more than a decade in Washington and a number of big goals, Mike Green moves on from the Caps via free agency.
Winging It In Motown Jul 1, 2015

Red Wings Sign Defenseman Mike Green

DETROIT, MICH -- The Detroit Red Wings have signed Mike Green to a three-year $18 million contract: Mike Green, three years, $6 million per year with Detroit Red Wings — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2015 The former Washington Capital right-shooting blue-liner has 360 points in 575 career NHL games. Mike Green was drafted in 2004 at 29th overall, a pick that was acquired for Detroit in the Robert Lang trade. Green will add an immediate weapon to the Red Wings specialty teams as he can quarterback the power play, and act as a potent offensive defenseman. The 29-year-old...

Edmonton Oilers to go after top UFA d-men Cody Franson, Andrej Sekera and Mike Green, LeBrun reports

This just in from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: “The Oilers will try for a UFA d-man today, they’ve already contacted camps for the likes of Franson, Sekera, Green, among others…” This is pretty much the opposite of what CHED’s Bob …
Grand Rapids Press Jun 30, 2015
Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss of final three years; might make a pitch for Mike Green

Red Wings buy out Stephen Weiss of final three years; might make a pitch for Mike Green

Signed to fill the second-line center spot, Weiss struggled with injuries and didn't produce much when healthy.

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