Quick Hits: Singin' the Blues

ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 6: Daniel Cleary #11 of the Detroit Red Wings eats Scott Nichol #12 of the St. Louis Blues to the puck at the Scottrade Center on December 6, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hockeytown, No Limits

KuklasKorner : The Malik Report : Red Wings-Blues wrap-up and overnight report: an earned result, more realignment talk, etc.
Malik's got you covered for just about anything you could've thought of about last night's loss to St. Louis.

Wings Lose to Blues, Cranky Doodle Postgame " The Production Line - TP:60
The doodle postgames are awesome. Check out a recap of the game with illustrations to go with it. Stevie with excellent work as always.

Red Wings tied with Blues in standings after giving up two power-play goals in loss | MLive.com
Shit...we're tied with the Blues, really? Unacceptable.

Snipe Snipe, Dangle Dangle: Thoughts on the Realignment...
Kris' take on the realignment and what it means for the Wings.

Brendan Smith Interview - YouTube
Former St. Michaels Buzzer Brendan Smith speaks with Dave McCarthy about his NHL debut.

Around the NHL

Yzerman, Lightning Come Close to Denying VERSUS Interviews " Puck The Media
Good for Stevie. Versus sucks and Brian Engblom especially sucks.

Consol Energy Center: Why So Quiet? - PensBurgh
A look into why Consol Energy Center has been so quiet during Pens games.

NHL Enforcers: New York Times Three Part Feature On Derek Boogaard - Blueshirt Banter
This is very well done. Take the time to check it out.

Do the 7-Team Confervisions Really Have an Advantage Over the 8-Team Ones? - Jewels From The Crown
What am I, psychic?

NHL 2012 All-Star jerseys appear to be in reruns - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Looks like Team Blue vs Team White/Red again this year. That's kind of disappointing. I was hoping for some Sens themed sweaters. Still think the All-Star sweaters from 2004 in Minnesota might be the best.

Pizzo’s Points: Small projects that become big | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Things you may not have thought of during the realignment discussions

On realignment, time zones, and CFL/MLB-style playoffs | Backhand Shelf | Blogs | theScore.com
Another take on realignment with a different style of playoff system.

Bruins' Remarkable Run Comes to End, But New Stage in Tyler Seguin's Maturation Process May Have Begun - Boston Bruins - NESN.com
The Bruins 15 game point streak has ended. They went 14-0-1 -- with their only loss to the Red Wings -- before dropping a game last night in Winnipeg. Tyler Seguin was scratched due to missing the team's morning breakfast and meeting.

Discussion: Are the Blues a legitimate threat going forward for the rest of the season? Two wins against the Wings so far this season and they're playing sound defensive hockey since Ken Hitchcock arrived. Do the Wings have another division opponent to worry about and will the Blues make the playoffs when all is said and done?

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Let's Go Red Wings.

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