Justin Abdelkader wants to remain in Detroit beyond this season but he knows that things don't always turn out the way you expect.
Jakub Kindl views the arrival of new coach Jeff Blashill as an opportunity for a fresh start.
Detroit Red Wings trainer Piet Van Zant is encouraged by Pavel Datsyuk's recovery from ankle surgery.
Daniel Cleary may end up signing with Detroit close to the start of training camp.
Detroit GM Ken Holland is still hopeful that Johan Franzen (concussion) will be cleared to take part in training camp.
Petr Mrazek will become a restricted free agent after the 2015-16 campaign.
While it doesn't sound like the Detroit Red Wings are planning on trading Jimmy Howard anytime soon, Petr Mrazek may have a big leg up after 2014-15.
The 2015-16 campaign might be Kyle Quincey's last with the Detroit Red Wings.
Darren Helm can become an unrestricted free agent after the 2015-16 season.
The Red Wings have signed defenseman Robbie Russo on a two-year entry level deal.
Pavel Datsyuk is expected to have his surgically-repaired ankle looked at on Sept. 26 for a progress report.
Danny DeKeyser may play with newcomer Mike Green this season and if that happens then he's looking forward to the opportunity.
Vili Saarijarvi will play for the Flint Firebirds of the OHL this season.
The New York Islanders have reportedly been involved in contract talks with unrestricted free agent Marek Zidlicky for the past few weeks.
Luke Glendening skated in all 82 games for the Red Wings last season, but he isn't taking anything for granted going into training camp.