Red Wings re-sign forward Leino

Updated: July 6, 2009, 8:10 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- The Detroit Red Wings brought back a restricted free agent and hope to welcome back another one soon.

Ville Leino signed a two-year, $1.6 million contract Monday as Red Wings general manager Ken Holland attempted to re-sign Jiri Hudler, who is also a 25-year-old forward.

Detroit lost free agent forwards Marian Hossa and Tomas Kopecky to the Chicago Blackhawks last week, and forward Mikael Samuelsson left for Vancouver in free agency.

Hudler filed for salary ...

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