• SHARE:
  • email
  • Bookmark and Share

Red Wings sign restricted free agent forward Riley Sheahan to $1.9 million, 2-year contract

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a $1.9 million, two-year contract.

Detroit completed the deal with the restricted free agent Tuesday just before he potentially could have gotten offers from other teams.

The 22-year-old Sheahan had nine goals and 24 points in 42 games last season for the Red Wings after playing one game for them in each of the previous two years.

Detroit drafted him No. 21 overall in 2010. He made headlines a couple years later when he pleaded guilty to drunken driving while wearing a Teletubby costume following a Halloween party. Police at the time said he had a blood-alcohol level of 0.30, well over the legal limit. Sheahan was 20 at the time of the arrest.

More Stories

Rangers reach deals with restricted free agent D John Moore and veteran F Ryan Malone

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Just days before the start of training camp, the defending Eastern Conference...

Minnesota Wild sign right wing Nino Niederreiter to 3-year contract

MINNEAPOLIS - The clock was ticking for the Minnesota Wild and free agent right wing Nino...

Columbus Blue Jackets sign 2014 1st-round pick Sonny Milano to 3-year, entry-level contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed forward Sonny Milano, the club's first...

Anaheim Ducks extend coach Bruce Boudreau's contract through 2017 after 2 division titles

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Bruce Boudreau has transformed the Anaheim Ducks from underachievers into...
blog comments powered by Disqus

THN on Twitter

Is going with four alternate captains rather than giving one player the 'C' a good move by the Canadiens?




Contests

Our Partners