Daniel Cleary RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Wings' Cleary will 'be good pro,' report to minors

    Detroit Free Press "After thinking it over for a week, Daniel Cleary has reconsidered and decided to report to the Detroit Red Wings' top farm club. The veteran forward told the Free Press this afternoon that he will join the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins on Tuesday. "We have future Red Wings there, good players,..." October 17

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Wings have signed Daniel Cleary to a 1 year, one way deal for $950,000. Entire salary can be buried in the AHL.

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    CapGeek @capgeek

    Daniel Cleary is now one game away from collecting a $1M performance bonus for appearing in 10 games this season. #RedWings

  • Daniel Cleary to make season debut for Red Wings tonight vs. New York Rangers

    Michigan Live "Daniel Cleary will make his season debut for the Detroit Red Wings tonight against the New York Rangers. Cleary has been a healthy scratch during the Red Wings first 12 games but after back-to-back losses to start their three-game road trip that concludes tonight, coach Mike Babcock tweaked his..." November 05

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    UPDATE: The #RedWings have re-signed Daniel Cleary to a one-year deal.

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    Detroit Red Wings @DetroitRedWings

    UPDATE: The #RedWings have re-signed Daniel Cleary to a one-year deal.

  • Red Wings' Daniel Cleary misses flurry of chances in Winter Classic loss

    Detroit News "Daniel Cleary had more than his share of quality scoring chances for the Red Wings in their Winter Classic game with the Maple Leafs on New Year’s Day at Michigan Stadium. In fact, Cleary had three of them, but came up empty each time in the Red Wings’ shootout loss to the Maple Leafs. “It..." January 02

  • Mike Babcock calls himself Daniel Cleary's biggest fan, but Cleary will sit tonight

    Detroit Free Press "Johan Franzen wasn't scoring when last he played, something the Detroit Red Wings are hoping turns around quickly now that he's back. The power forward will join a line with Darren Helm and Daniel Alfredsson when the Wings host the Winnipeg Jets tonight at Joe Louis Arena (7:30 p.m., FSD, TSN)...." November 12

  • Looks like Cleary won’t get his No. 11 back from Alfredsson

    Pro Hockey Talk "If Dan Cleary thought he’d be able to get his No. 11 back from Daniel Alfredsson without any problem he could be in for some disappointment. Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports Alfredsson will be keeping the jersey number but not because he’s fixated on it. Instead the new guy..." September 14

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Not exactly sure why but it appears as if there is some complication between Daniel Cleary and PHI. Told he will not be joining Flyers.

  • Reports: Daniel Cleary not joining Flyers, meets with Red Wings

    Detroit Free Press "What’s the deal with Dan Cleary? It has been a bit of a mystery today. “Hearing a meeting took place today between Dan Cleary Mike Babcock and Ken Holland in Traverse City MI” TSN’s Aaron Ward the former Red Wings defenseman tweeted. What? The Philadelphia Flyers announced Tuesday they..." September 12

  • Daniel Cleary to sign with Detroit Red Wings: 'I'm back'

    Detroit Free Press "Daniel Cleary boarded a plane this morning for Traverse City after reaching an agreement on a one-year $1.75-million contract to return to the Detroit Red Wings. Cleary told the Free Press around 10:15 a.m. that "I'm back. Signing deal tonight." So ended a furious few days that saw Cleary..." September 12

  • Cleary headed to Flyers

    Philly.com "he Flyers have apparently found their third-line left winger. Daniel Cleary told the Detroit Free Press "I'm going to Philly" late Monday night. Cleary 34 an unrestricted free agent who is regarded as a great leader is expected to join the Flyers on a tryout contract. He probably won't sign until..." September 10

  • Free agent Cleary nearing deal with Flyers?

    Sportsnet "With the NHL salary cap getting chopped this season in the wake of a new collective bargaining agreement several proven NHLers remain without a deal. Veteran forward Dan Cleary however is poised to return to the league. An unrestricted free agent the 34-year-old Cleary is weighing his..." September 09

  • Where unsigned Wings Daniel Cleary, Damien Brunner will land is mystery

    Detroit News "Detroit — Some issues rolling around the NHL during a relatively quiet summer with training camp about a month away. Cleary is a bona fide professional solid guy on and off the ice and makes whatever team he’s with better. Brunner is a question mark but given the glimpses of goal-scoring..." August 13

  • Daniel Cleary isn't at top of Wings' to-do list right now

    Detroit News "Before doing anything more substantial in free agency, the Red Wings are going to have to do some subtracting. As in players and salary, and that will take some work. General manager Ken Holland's to-do list remains busy. Restricted free-agent forwards Gustav Nyquist and Joakim Andersson,..." July 08

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    #RedWings still in mix for Daniel Cleary, are willing to offer 3 years. Dallas Stars offering more $$.

  • Wings' shifts focus to signing Damien Brunner, Valtteri Filppula, Daniel Cleary

    Detroit News "Red Wings general manager Ken Holland met with the agents for potential unrestricted free-agent forwards Damien Brunner, Valtteri Filppula and Daniel Cleary over the weekend, but progress on new deals was slow. All three can become unrestricted free agents on July 5. There was speculation..." July 01

  • Report: Contract talks between Red Wings, Cleary to ‘heat up’

    Pro Hockey Talk "Daniel Cleary could be on his way to unrestricted free agency this summer, his five-year, $14 million contract set to expire. But, as Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports, talks between Cleary and the Red Wings are expected to “heat up in the coming days.” Cleary turns 35 years..." June 15

  • Four forwards among the Red Wings' unrestricted free agents

    Detroit Free Press "General manager Ken Holland spent the first half of his post-playoffs week juggling an early batch of player exit interviews. Such meetings basically fall into two camps: For young players, it’s “get stronger,” and for older players, it’s “get healed.” Then there are the guys eligible to become..." June 06

  • Daniel Cleary among free agents who want to return to Wings

    Michigan Live "Losing Game 7 against the Chicago Blackhawks was tough enough for Daniel Cleary. But taking off his Detroit Red Wings' sweater – perhaps for the final time – after the season ended Wednesday night at the United Center? Well, that was really difficult. Cleary is among the Red Wings' five..." June 01

  • Red Wings' Daniel Cleary still sore over boarding incident

    Detroit News "Even if he's in pain, Red Wings forward Daniel Cleary doesn't like showing it on the ice. But this time, during Wednesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5, there was no hiding it. Cleary was slammed into the boards by Anaheim forward Daniel Winnik at 14:15 of the second..." May 09

  • All We Are Saying Is Give Clears a Chance

    Winging It In Motown "I admit that I have a bit of a problem: I legitimately like every single player on the Red Wings. Seriously. A lot of that obviously has to do with the fact that they are players on the team that I love, but I don't dislike any of them. Come to think of it, that's not really a "problem", is..." February 28