Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: 4 Things Jordin Tootoo Brings to Red Wings

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Detroit Red Wings Free Agency: 4 Things Jordin Tootoo Brings to Red Wings
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When Jordin Tootoo signed with the Detroit Red Wings on July 1, most Red Wings fans probably didn't even blink as they were too focused on the team potentially signing Ryan Suter and Zach Parise.

After Parise and Suter signed with Minnesota, I started re-evaluating the team's chances of success next season and started my evaluation with the other players that Detroit signed: backup goaltender Jonas Gustavsson, right-winger Mikael Samuelsson and right-winger Jordin Tootoo.

The player that stands out the most among those three is Jordin Tootoo.

Tootoo brings plenty of desirable qualities back to the Red Wings that they seemed to have lacked in recent years. Here are four things Tootoo will bring to the Red Wings this season.

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