Thomas Vanek RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Wings offense gets some help with Thomas Vanek return

    Pro Hockey Talk "Thomas Vanek is expected to be back in the Detroit Red Wings lineup on Sunday night when the team hosts the Calgary Flames, and it should provide a boost to an offense that has slumped since he has been out of the lineup. Vanek has not played for the Red Wings since Oct. 25 when he was..." November 20

  • Thomas Vanek should give Red Wings a boost, but others must step up

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings signed Thomas Vanek on July 1 hoping he would contribute some offense as a complementary player. He might turn out to be much more important. The Red Wings haven't been the same since Vanek left with injury. He'll return Sunday against the Calgary Flames at Joe Louis..." November 19

  • Slumping Wings put Vanek (hip) on long-term injured reserve

    Pro Hockey Talk "Thomas Vanek‘s bright start in the Motor City has dimmed a bit. On Monday, the Red Wings announced they’ve placed Vanek on long-term injured reserve retroactive to Oct. 25, and recalled Tyler Bertuzzi from AHL Grand Rapids. The retroactive designation means Vanek will be on LTIR for 10 games/24..." November 07

  • Thomas Vanek to miss another game for Red Wings

    Pro Hockey Talk "If the Detroit Red Wings are going to extend their winning streak to seven games on Saturday night against the Boston Bruins they are going to have to do it once again without the services of forward Thomas Vanek. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said on Saturday morning that Vanek will miss..." October 29

  • Justin Abdelkader in, Thomas Vanek out as Red Wings take on Blues

    Detroit Free Press "Steve Ott spotted his name on the board in the visitors’ dressing room in his old arena and laughed. Teammates had him on the board because tonight's game between the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues (8 p.m., FSD) will be the 800th of his career. Ott played for the Blues before signing..." October 28