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    Hudler - Holmstrom, are they gone?

    Will Holmstrom be with the Wings next year? Is Hudler gone and who should they get to replace him?

    I don't think the Wings will bring Holmstrom back. I think Hudler is definitely gone. If Doan is available, I think the Wings should jump on him. If the Wings sign Parise, I think they should still grab Doan.
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    Why do people act like Holmstrom's trash? I'd take him over Abdelkader.

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    I like Holmstrom, a lot. He is one of my favorite players; however, based on McCarty, Maltby, and Draper, I don't see the Wings bringing him back unless they bomb in free agency.
    I liked Draper. I thought the Wings should have given him an opportunity to compete for a roster spot last season. I know I found myself wishing we had him in the playoffs and in the latter part of the season, but I like players with heart. Players like Holmstrom and Draper come to play every night and they give 110%.

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    I think all these threads could be wrapped up into the offseason thread, IMO.

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    I think Holmstrom will be back for one last run before he calls it quits next year. Hudler I'm not sure about.



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    Quote Originally Posted by westhockeytown View Post
    I think all these threads could be wrapped up into the offseason thread, IMO.
    Agreed we have way too many threads for basically the same thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redwings13 View Post
    Agreed we have way too many threads for basically the same thing.
    you've always been the sensible one.

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    I actually think Holmstrom retires. Lidstrom is gone, and he knows he'll be sitting out some time this year (warranted or not).

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    Quote Originally Posted by BranWingss View Post
    I actually think Holmstrom retires. Lidstrom is gone, and he knows he'll be sitting out some time this year (warranted or not).
    I think Holmstrom may not have a choice. It will be another sad day because that will mark the end of an era.

    I wish the Wings could sign Hudler for a decent price without a no trade clause and then trade him before the ink could dry. That would make me happy, but probably make Happy sad.

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    Holmstrom is probably gone and we know Hudler is. Even though Hudler scored 25 goals and had 25 assists, I think Holmstrom will be missed the most. I know he will be my me. Anyone think there is even a slight chance the Wings will bring him back?

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    I'd rather Tomas Holmstrom than Justin Abdelkader if that counts for anything.

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    Unless there are some big unforseen moves coming Holmstrom will be back.

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    Tomas Holmstrom will be retiring, per Khan. Hate to see it, but expected it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wingman View Post
    Tomas Holmstrom will be retiring, per Khan. Hate to see it, but expected it.
    We do have a huge influx of forwards. My guess, Gus is up in his place.

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    No I dont think Gus takes his place since Homer was kind of a fill in 15 min a night guy. I could see Mursak doing it though. He lit it up in Europe and has regained confidence. Im holding back but if his scoring translates he could be a huge surprise in a shortened season.

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