The Detroit Red Wings agreed to terms with forward Pius Suter and defensemen Jordan Oesterle and Ryan Murphy on Wednesday.
Suter played 55 games for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2020-21, tallying 27 points (14 goals, 13 assists.) Suter signed a two-year contract with Detroit, along with Oesterle, who has appeared in 252 NHL games since the 2014-15 season. Murphy, who signed a one-year contract, has played 175 career NHL games since the 2012-13 season.
Detroit also announced contract extensions for forward Sam Gagner and goaltender Calvin Pickard on Wednesday. During the 2020-21 season, Gagner tallied 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) in 42 games and Pickard registered a .874 save percentage in six games with the Red Wings.
Several Red Wings free agents signed with other NHL teams Wednesday:
-- Forward Luke Glendening signed with the Dallas Stars
-- Goaltender Jonathan Bernier signed with the New Jersey Devils
-- Defenseman Alex Biega signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs
-- Defenseman Joe Hicketts and forward Dominic Turgeon signed with the Minnesota Wild
-- Defenseman Dylan McIlrath signed with the Washington Capitals