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Winged Wheel Podcast - A Detroit Red Wings Podcast

Jul 14, 2022

The Yzerplan has picked up steam... In a chaotic day as the NHL Free Agency period opened, Steve Yzerman was quick out of the gates, making multiple major moves for the Detroit Red Wings.

Tune in as we discuss every new signing in Hockeytown & discuss their contract value & rating, play style, how they fit into the team, & more: Andrew Copp (5:43), Olli Maatta (20:15), Ben Chiarot (26:10), David Perron (35:33), and Dominik Kubalik (44:44).

We also discuss overall free agency impressions based on Yzerman's work so far & whether this is now a playoff team (52:40), as well as projected lineups & hypothetical trades, more signings (Palat?), roster moves, & more (1:03:25)! Finally, a snapshot of the rest of the free agency insanity across the NHL, including Gaudreau, Trocheck, & other big names (1:09:00) - and lots, lots more!

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