• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Red Wings put forward Patrick Eaves on waivers, coach Mike Babcock says nothing wrong with him

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Mike Kostka (6) and Detroit Red Wings right wing Patrick Eaves battle for the puck behind the Blackhawks' net during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Chicago. The Detroit Red Wings have placed Eaves on waivers.The move was made Thursday, giving teams in the league a day to claim the 29-year-old forward. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/charlie arbogast)

Zoom Image

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Mike Kostka (6) and Detroit Red Wings right wing Patrick Eaves battle for the puck behind the Blackhawks' net during the first period of an NHL preseason hockey game Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, in Chicago. The Detroit Red Wings have placed Eaves on waivers.The move was made Thursday, giving teams in the league a day to claim the 29-year-old forward. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/charlie arbogast)

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have placed Patrick Eaves on waivers.

The move was made Thursday, giving teams in the league a day to claim the 29-year-old forward.

Detroit coach Mike Babcock says the Red Wings hope Eaves gets a chance to play regularly for another team. Babcock says there's nothing wrong with Eaves on or off the ice, adding that he does everything right.

Eaves played in just three of 19 games this season and hasn't scored a goal or made an assist. The Red Wings signed him to $3.6 million, three-year contract in 2011 after giving him one-year deals in 2009 and 2010.

The Red Wings also assigned forward Jordin Tootoo and defenceman Xavier Ouellet to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins.

More Stories

Patrick Kane scores in OT, Chicago Blackhawks beat St. Louis Blues 4-3 to even series

CHICAGO - Patrick Kane had his shot all along. Same for his dazzling puck-handling skills and...

Patrick Marleau scores OT winner, and Sharks beat LA Kings 4-3 to take 3-0 series lead

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced...

Red Wings F Daniel Alfredsson scratched from Game 3 against Bruins because of back injury

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have scratched forward Daniel Alfredsson from their lineup for...

Red Wings hope to use their speed against Bruins' strength to take lead again in their series

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have figured out what they need to do to beat the Boston Bruins....
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

What do you think of the Matt Cooke 7-game suspension for his hit on Tyson Barrie?





Contests

Our Partners