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The Red Wings have signed Oliwer Kaski to a one-year, entry-level contract.

Kaski, 23, is an undrafted free-agent from Finland, who has spent the last three years in the Finnish Elite League, where he posted the third highest-scoring season every by a defenseman in the league, picking up 19 goals and 32 assists (51 points) in 59 games with the Pelicans. The right-handed defenseman will likely be inserted directly into the Red Wings lineup in 2019-20.

Source: Detroit Red Wings 05/31/19, 1:37 pm EST

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The Red Wings have signed Joe Veleno to a three-year, entry-level contract.

Veleno dropped to the Red Wings in last summer’s draft, where he was selected No.30 overall. Veleno dominated the QMJHL where he was third in the league in assists (62), fourth in points (104) and seventh in goals (42). Veleno will have an opportunity to make the Red Wings out of training camp but could head to Grand Rapids (AHL) for some extra seasoning.

Source: Red Wings 05/3/19, 1:00 pm EST

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Howard will start Tuesday vs. the Penguins.

Howard allowed three goals on 34 shots in the Red Wings win over the Bruins on Sunday. Howard has won four straight starts while posting a 2.51 GAA and .928 SV% (including one short relief appearance). In his first start against the Penguins, Howard allowed four goals on 39 shots in a 5-2 loss (Dec.27).

Source: Arthur Regner 04/2/19, 4:59 pm EST

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