• Jurco Re-Signs With Red Wings

    News: Tomas Jurco signed a two-year, $1.8 million contract with the Red Wings on Friday.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco was a solid contributor for the Red Wings in 2014-15, tallying 18 points (three goals, 15 assists) and 97 hits in 63 games with the team. He will likely return to a bottom-six role with Detroit this season.
  • Red Wings' Jurco Likely Back In Saturday

    News: Tomas Jurco (upper body) appears on track to return to the lineup Saturday against the Hurricanes, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco missed the last five games with the injury, but after participating fully in the Red Wings' morning skate Saturday, he appears to be good to go for the season finale. The absence of Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk for rest-related purposes looks like it will allow Jurco to claim a second-line role Saturday, but expect the forward to slide back into the Red Wings' bottom-six ranks once the playoffs begin.
  • Wings' Jurco Progressing

    News: Though Tomas Jurco (upper body) is getting closer to a return, there is no concrete timetable on that front, Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press reports.
    Analysis: At this stage, Tomas Jurco seems likely to miss Thursday's game against Montreal, at a minimum. We'll let you know if that assessment changes. The Red Wings will play their final game of the regular season Saturday against the Hurricanes.
  • Wings' Jurco Still Out

    News: Tomas Jurco (upper body) will miss Tuesday's game against the Hurricanes, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco skated Tuesday, but hasn't been cleared to play yet. His status for Thursday's game against Montreal remains cloudy at this stage.
  • Red Wings' Jurco Absent From Practice

    News: Tomas Jurco (upper body) is not practicing Friday, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: After missing Thursday's game against the Bruins, Tomas Jurco doesn't seem like a good bet to return for Saturday's game in Minnesota. Erik Cole (upper body) is also absent from Friday's practice, while Pavel Datsyuk (lower body) is participating.
  • Wings' Jurco Sidelined

    News: Tomas Jurco (upper body) won't play Thursday against the Bruins, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco, who has notched 18 points in 62 games to date, thus joins the ranks of the Wings' banged-up forwards, joining Pavel Datsyuk and Erik Cole, who are also out for Thursday's game.
  • Wings' Jurco Has Three Points In Last Four

    News: Tomas Jurco registered an assist in Sunday's loss to the Islanders, giving him three points in his last four games.
    Analysis: Sadly, that's about as hot as Tomas Jurco has been this season. A primary beneficiary from the Red Wings' assortment of injuries this season, Jurco's ice time has declined considerably while the team has enjoyed better overall health in 2014-15. The two-minute decline in his minutes has predictably had an adverse effect on the winger's production, as he's managed only 18 points in 61 games this season.
  • Wings' Jurco (Eye) Back In Sunday

    News: Tomas Jurco (eye) is back in the lineup Sunday against the Red Wings.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco suffered a black eye in Thursday's game that caused him to miss Saturdays contest versus the Blue Jackets. It appears he's doing well enough Sunday to draw back into the lineup.
  • Red Wings' Jurco Out Saturday With Injury

    News: Tomas Jurco sustained a black eye in Thursday's 3-1 loss to the Blue Jackets and will be held out of Saturday's game against the Flyers, MLive.com's Ansar Khan reports.
    Analysis: Tomas Jurco was on the ice for Friday's practice, but left midway through the session due to apparent discomfort. Coach Mike Babcock hasn't decided if Daniel Cleary or Stephen Weiss will replace Jurco in the lineup Saturday. The winger's status remains cloudy for Sunday's tilt with the Penguins.
  • Red Wings' Jurco Collects Assist

    News: Tomas Jurco collected an assist in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Predators.
    Analysis: The 22-year-old might one day be a regular member of the Wings' top-six ranks, but his presence on the fourth line makes his present-day fantasy value minimal. He hasn't seen more than 12 minutes of ice time since Dec. 31, and unsurprising, he's notched only three points (all assists) since that time.