#RedWings exploring trading F Jordin Tootoo. If if not, they'll use compliance buyout on him. One year left on 3yr, $5.7M deal.
Pro Hockey Talk "After appearing in two games following his recall, Jordin Tootoo is on his way back to Grand Rapids. On Monday, Detroit GM Ken Holland confirmed that Tootoo was being sent back to the minors, just five days after being recalled thanks to a rash of injured Wings forwards." December 23
Mikael Samuelsson, 3 points in 21 games, will be a healthy scratch tonight. Jordin Tootoo will play.
Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings have assigned forward Jordin Tootoo to the Grand Rapids Griffins, where he will be in uniform for Friday’s game against Rockford. With Jonathan Ericsson coming off long-term injured reserve to play for the Red Wings Friday against Washington, the club also has sent..." November 14
Waivers: Amount Tootoo, Jordin DET Pinizzotto, Steven FLA
And as I'd written might happen, Red Wings have placed Jordin Tootoo on waivers. Need the $1.9 million cap room, roster spot
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings have put little-used forward Jordin Tootoo on waivers. General manager Ken Holland told the Free Press that Tootoo will be assigned to Grand Rapids if he is not claimed by another NHL team by Thursday's noon deadline. That would give the Wings $925,000 in cap..." November 06
Michigan Live "Jordin Tootoo has a lot of roots in Manitoba, having been born in Churchill and having played his junior hockey in Brandon. He is excited to be back in the lineup tonight for the Detroit Red Wings as they make their first-ever visit to the MTS Centre to face the Winnipeg Jets (8 p.m., Fox..." November 04
UPDATE: The #RedWings have placed Jordin Tootoo and Jonas Gustavsson on seven-day injured reserve.
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Red Wings are using today as an off day which for some players meant tests and others meant rest. Forward Jordin Tootoo for example is out through the exhibition season after sustaining a shoulder injury Thursday at Boston general manager Ken Holland told the Free Press. Backup..." September 23
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
Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings have had discussions with the Nashville Predators about sending forward Jordin Tootoo back to the organization that drafted and developed him according to a source. The Red Wings will have two extra forwards and will be slightly over the $64.3 million salary cap once they..." July 28
Detroit Free Press "Jordin Tootoo admitted his last few games might not have been up to par, and that's why he found himself a spectator. Tootoo was a healthy scratch for the first time this season Wednesday as the Red Wings fell to the Flames, 5-2, at the Saddledome. Coach Mike Babcock called it a "numbers..." March 14
Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings haven't scored a power-play goal on the road, but they have improved on the man-advantage at home. Following Sunday's season-high three power-play goals in an 8-3 blowout of the Vancouver Canucks at Joe Louis Arena, the Red Wings moved up to eighth in the NHL on the power..." February 25
Detroit Free Press "Jordin Tootoo knows he'll be emotional and, above all, excited. When the Red Wings play the Predators tonight at Bridgestone Arena, it'll be the first time Tootoo faces the team that brought him into the NHL and nurtured his growth as a player and person. He spent eight seasons with the..." February 19
Detroit Free Press "The good news is there's no Ndamukong Suh. But SI.com did include new Red Wings pest Jordin Tootoo on its list of the NHL's 10 Most-Hated Players. Allan Muir writes: "Tootoo earned his shot in the league as a high-energy winger who could send a message with a thundering body check. But over..." February 10