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