Halfway through the opening month of free agency, the Detroit Red Wings don’t look a whole lot different from last season.
After spending last year’s offseason trying to sort out the crowded lineup, Detroit virtually recreated a similar situation this summer.
After being soundly rejected in free agency, the Red Wings chose to re-sign some of its veteran players to fill the void.
While the offseason has not gone according to plan, Detroit still made moves to fill its roster for the upcoming campaign.
Regardless of whether those moves are revered in Hockeytown, the club will be competing for a 24th consecutive postseason appearance. From players who scored nice contracts to front-office personnel who couldn’t attract key targets, this summer has been full of winners and losers.
The following includes the individual members of the Red Wings organization who found themselves among the victors and the disappointments so far this offseason.