Detroit Red Wings: Which free agents might Yzerman target?

DETROIT, MICHIGAN - MARCH 02: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche tries to get around the stick of Dylan Larkin #71 of the Detroit Red Wings during the third period at Little Caesars Arena on March 02, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Colorado won the game 2-1. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
DETROIT, MICHIGAN - MARCH 02: Gabriel Landeskog #92 of the Colorado Avalanche tries to get around the stick of Dylan Larkin #71 of the Detroit Red Wings during the third period at Little Caesars Arena on March 02, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Colorado won the game 2-1. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) /
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Jamie Oleksiak

Position: LD

Age: 28

2021 Stats

GP: 56

G: 6

A: 8

PTS: 14

2021 Salary: $2,137,500

Why Should Detroit Sign Jamie Oleksiak

Jamie Oleksiak is a strong two-way defenseman who has steadily improved during his nine seasons in the NHL.  He comes from a very athletic family and would be an excellent addition for multiple years on the Detroit blueline.  Oleksiak will be looking for a mid-term deal in order to sign with Detroit.

What It Will Take

In order to sign Jamie Oleksiak, the Red Wings will have to offer a minimum of three years at $3,500,000 annually.

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