With end of contract near, DeKeyser makes impact in return to Red Wings lineup

Ted Kulfan
The Detroit News

Detroit — It sure looked as if Danny DeKeyser had played his final game in a Red Wings' sweater.

The veteran defenseman was waived last month - no other team claimed DeKeyser - and then was immediately placed on injured reserve with an unspecified injury.

The Red Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser.

For a local player (Warren DeLaSalle/Macomb), who starred at Western Michigan and signed as an undrafted college free agent in 2013, the ending certainly appeared to not be storybook.