Stephen Weiss RUMORS & NEWS

  • St. James: Wings dump Weiss to free money, get younger

    Detroit Free Press "As the Detroit Red Wings prepare for a bleak free agent market, they rid themselves of an underachiever for the sake of achieving a younger, financially sound future. After one last round of discussing the pros and cons before Tuesday's deadline, the Wings decided to buy out Stephen Weiss,..." July 01

  • With Datsyuk out, Red Wings unlikely to buy out Weiss

    Detroit Free Press "Off-season surgery for Pavel Datsyuk renders it further unlikely the Red Wings will buy out Stephen Weiss. The window to do so closes Tuesday. Weiss hasn't performed as expected since joining the Wings on a five-year, $24.5-million deal in 2013, but the reasons to give him one more season..." June 29

  • Red Wings have decision to make on Stephen Weiss, who is unsure about role in 2015-16

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings must decide over the next four-to-six weeks whether Stephen Weiss fits into their plans for 2015-16. Weiss was a healthy scratch for the final five playoff games. If the Red Wings think Weiss, with his $4.9 million salary-cap figure, will be watching more games than he'll..." May 13

  • 3 Red Wings' off-season questions: On possible Stephen Weiss buy out, trade for Dion Phaneuf

    Michigan Live "Salary-cap space isn't a concern for the Detroit Red Wings heading into 2015-16, but they have an option to create more cap room and open a roster spot by parting ways with Stephen Weiss. Will a thin free-agent market result in more trades league-wide this off-season? And who's ready for a..." May 05

  • Wings still waiting on Weiss

    Detroit News "The last thing Stephen Weiss needed was another injury, something else to knock him out of the lineup. But Weiss hurt his shoulder Dec. 12 against Florida, and back on the sidelines Weiss went for the last three games, hoping he'll return for Sunday's game against Colorado but not knowing for..." December 20

  • Red Wings assign Weiss to AHL for conditioning "The Detroit Red Wings today assigned center Stephen Weiss to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins for conditioning. Weiss was limited to 26 games for the Red Wings in 2013-14 and did not play after Dec. 10 following hernia surgery. The 31-year-old forward recorded four points (2-2-4) and 12 penalty..." October 28

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    Ansar Khan @AnsarKhanMLive

    Holland said Stephen Weiss not expected to play this season after experiencing multiple setbacks in comeback from hernia surgery.

  • Red Wings' Tomas Jurco out minimum 10-14 days; Stephen Weiss, Darren Helm not ready to skate yet

    Michigan Live "Even the younger players aren’t immune from the injury bug that has plagued the Detroit Red Wings this season. Rookie forward Tomas Jurco is out a minimum of 10-to-14 days, general manager Ken Holland said. Jurco injured his ribs Tuesday on a cross-check from Columbus’ Blake Comeau during..." March 13

  • Stephen Weiss opts for practice over Grand Rapids game

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss has been skating for several weeks but isn’t ready for the fast pace, high intensity and full contact of a game, so he won’t be playing for the Grand Rapids Griffins Sunday, as was originally planned. Weiss, who had surgery for a sports hernia on Dec. 23,..." February 22

  • Stephen Weiss, skating with Whalers: 'I've gotta claw my way back into the lineup'

    Detroit Free Press "Stephen Weiss will turn back the clock before resuming his future with the Red Wings. On Saturday against the Lightning, Weiss missed his 26th consecutive game because of a sports hernia, but he’s back at practice. “So far so good,” Weiss said. “No major setbacks. That’s all..." February 09

  • Red Wings Stephen Weiss out 6-8 weeks

    SB Nation "Stephen Weiss will miss 6-8 weeks while recovering from a sports hernia injury. The Detroit Red Wings received a bit of good news on Monday afternoon as forward Stephen Weiss underwent successful surgery on a sports hernia. Unfortunately, it comes with a bit of bad news, as Weiss is expected to..." December 23

  • Red Wings' Stephen Weiss has a sports hernia; club deciding whether surgery is the next step

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings center Stephen Weiss has a sports hernia and the club is deciding on the next course of action, general manager Ken Holland said. Weiss might need surgery. In any event, he won't return anytime soon and likely will be placed on long-term injured reserve. Weiss saw a..." December 21

  • Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg due back on Dec. 28

    Michigan Live "Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is progressing well from his herniated disc and should be ready to play in the first game following the Christmas break. “He’ll be ready to go the 28th (at Florida),” general manager Ken Holland said Thursday. Zetterberg skated with the team today..." December 19

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    Helene St. James @HeleneStJames

    Stephen Weiss (groin) anticipates being ready to return to #redwings lineup Saturday vs Ottawa.

  • Injury offers Wings' Stephen Weiss respite from offensive slump

    Detroit News "Maybe a little time away from the lineup will help Stephen Weiss, even though it’s because of injury. Nobody ever wants to get hurt, and Weiss would surely rather be playing now than nursing a groin injury. But at least for a few days, this gives Weiss an opportunity to clear his head after..." November 16

  • Weiss says he'll be ready for Red Wings' opener

    Detroit News "Better to be safe at this point of the schedule so Red Wings forward Stephen Weiss was just that. When his groin started acting up during Friday's exhibition victory over Toronto the trainers and Weiss decided to rest the third period. By Saturday morning Weiss was glad he did certain he..." September 29

  • Red Wings veteran Miller, newcomer Weiss both eager to sharpen games

    Detroit News "As the Red Wings continue to monitor their young defensemen and prospects looking toward the start of the regular season in 10 days some veterans also say they clearly have a stake in making the preseason as productive as possible. “The biggest thing for me is every game you want to get a..." September 22

  • Stephen Weiss prepared for Red Wings 'ultra competitive' environment

    Detroit News "When the Red Wings were recruiting center Stephen Weiss this past summer they were direct and up front with the free agent. The expectations for Weiss were laid out by general manager Ken Holland and coach Mike Babcock quite clearly. "We explained the situation to him very clearly" said..." September 04

  • Stephen Weiss to sign 5-year, $24.5M deal with Red Wings

    Detroit News "The Red Wings have signed center Stephen Weiss to a five-year contract, the team announced Friday. The deal will pay Weiss $24.9 million, a cap hit of $4.9 million per season. The Red Wings wanted a center and Weiss, a former Plymouth Whalers junior star who played for the Florida Panthers last..." July 06

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    That of course was $4.9M AAV for Weiss in DET on a 5 year deal.

  • Panthers may part with Peter Mueller, Stephen Weiss

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The decision to select Finnish teen center Sasha Barkov with their second pick in Sunday's NHL Draft may have had a domino effect as the Panthers showed they were willing to part ways with two of their four starting centers from last season in Peter Mueller and franchise stalwart Stephen..." July 03

  • Detroit Red Wings reportedly interested in Florida Panthers' free-agent center Stephen Weiss

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings might already have their sights set on a possible replacement for Valtteri Filppula should the veteran forward sign with another club next season. Elliotte Friedman of CBC reported that the Red Wings are among the teams that have expressed an interest in negotiating with..." June 17

  • Panthers center Stephen Weiss says pain was so severe he wasn’t helping himself or team

    Miami Herald "Panthers center Stephen Weiss said Wednesday morning the pain in his right wrist was so severe he wasn’t helping himself or his team. After consulting with specialists at the Cleveland Clinic on Monday, Weiss made the decision to have season-ending surgery. “It doesn’t make sense to keep..." March 07

  • Stephen Weiss needs wrist surgery, out rest of season "Florida Panthers center Stephen Weiss' frustrating season is over. General manager Dale Tallon announced Tuesday that Weiss will undergo wrist surgery sometime early next week and would be sidelined about three months. Weiss, the Panthers' first-round draft pick in 2001 and a four-time..." March 05

  • Panthers plan to keep Stephen Weiss

    CBC Sports "If you watched Hotstove Tonight on Hockey Night In Canada last weekend, you heard Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon toss cold water on rumours that he was willing to trade unrestricted free agent-to-be Stephen Weiss, who has a no-move clause. "Ridiculous," Tallon said. "I'm not..." February 06

  • Weiss, Clemmensen lead Florida Panthers' shutout vs. Stars

    Miami Herald "The Panthers continued their strong play away from South Florida by putting on an absolute clinic Tuesday in a 6-0 win over the Stars on Tuesday night at AmericanAirlines Center. Florida took a 2-0 lead in an opening period it dominated, holding the Stars to four shots. Dallas didn't get its..." November 16

  • Weiss will only lift no-trade for Leafs

    Sportsnet "If Florida Panthers forward Stephen Weiss is to be moved on Trade Deadline Day, it'll only be to the Toronto Maple Leafs Sportsnet's Nick Kypreos has learned. The 27-year-old told management that he will only waive his no-trade clause if it means a move to Toronto." February 28

  • Florida Panthers' Weiss deals with trade rumors

    Miami Herald "Stephen Weiss is obviously playing through the pain. The Panthers' top-line center has seen his production drop as his shot doesn't have the juice it once did and he struggles to win faceoffs. "He's playing through some things other guys wouldn't,'' coach Pete DeBoer said Thursday. "I have no..." February 18

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