Williams accepts qualifying offer
In keeping with club policy, additional terms of the contracts are not available.
Williams signed as a free agent with Detroit in September of 2000 and has logged time with both the Red Wings and their AHL affiliates over the past four years.
He appeared in a career-high 49 NHL contests in 2003-04 and has totaled 95 career NHL games, scoring 17 goals and 15 assists for 32 points.
The London, Ontario native has 14 playoff games to his credit, including nine during the Wings 2002 Stanley Cup Championship.
In 2004-05, Williams led Assat Pori in scoring and finished 11th in the Finnish League with 43 points in 43 games (26-17--43).