the Grind Line

Are Helm, Eaves and Miller the Red Wings’ closest thing to a new ‘Grind Line’?

Many Red Wings fans are probably saddened by Kris Draper's retirement, but four younger forwards should make that defensive transition easier. In fact, they already started it. [more]

Kris Draper announces retirement from NHL after 20 seasons

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After a 20 year NHL career, Kris Draper calls it quits after what ended up being an outstanding career from one that started off inauspiciously. [more]

Report: Red Wings’ Web site caption reveals that Kris Draper will announce retirement on Tuesday

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A caption on a Kris Draper photo reveals that the grinding forward will probably announce his retirement on Tuesday. [more]