Downtown arena is scheduled to open in 2017.
DeKeyser will count $5 million against the salary cap throughout the length of the deal.
Nielsen has averaged 51 points the last three years with Islanders
NHL scout’s son Graham drafted in 5th.
Team earns cap relief with deal of Russia-bound forward's deal.
Ottawa Senators will be opponent after starting on road.
He had 1 year left on his contract with Detroit.
Red Wings mainstay contemplating continuing career in Russia.
Center played career-high 81 games last season for Detroit.
DETROIT — Hundreds of people, including Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky and Gary Bettman, bid farewell to Gordie Howe at a packed, two-hour funeral service in Detroit. Howe’s son, Murray, began the service with a eulogy Wednesday that emphasized his