The Detroit Red Wings are expecting Thomas Vanek to come to training camp with a chip on his shoulder.
Thomas Vanek has inked a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings.
The Minnesota Wild have officially bought out Thomas Vanek's contract.
Thomas Vanek has confirmed that he will be bought out.
Thomas Vanek has reportedly been told that he will be bought out.
Thomas Vanek's agent, Steve Bartlett, isn't sure if Minnesota will use a buyout on his client.
Thomas Vanek hopes to play for the Wild next year, but he knows that he could be bought out during the off-season.
Thomas Vanek's upper-body injury is broken and displaced ribs.
Thomas Vanek (upper body) is considered day-to-day.
Thomas Vanek (upper body) skated on Tuesday with some teammates.
Thomas Vanek (upper body) has been skating on his own.
Thomas Vanek is listed as week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
Thomas Vanek (upper body) has been ruled out for Games 1 and 2 of the first round.
According to a source, Thomas Vanek (upper body) is "iffy" to play in the first round of the playoffs.