Quick Hits: Losing The Preseason Was Just The Beginning

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The owners and the players can't agree on anything and we, the fans, will suffer.

At the Joe

Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg says NHL wants players to 'give everything' | Detroit Red Wings | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Yup and the players want to give nothing.

Winter Classic 2013: 80-90,000 tickets already sold - SB Nation Detroit
That's 80-90,000 people that will need a refund when the season is canceled.

Blashill's eager to get started - Detroit Red Wings - News
Let's hope Jeff Blashill can do a better job with the Griffins than he did with the Wings power play last season.

Frk, Ouellet suiting up for top CHL contenders | Red Wings Central
Red Wings Central with a nice write up on two prospects we've linked about recently, Martin Frk and Xavier Ouellet.

Around the NHL

NHL executive John Collins meets with key sponsors as lockout continues - Winnipeg Free Press
Oh great, the league is being "very transparent" with their sponsors during the lockout. It would be nice if they would be so transparent with their fans.

Flames Ad Nauseam - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Justin is starting to find that he might not want to come back when hockey does.

Best Canucks Masks Championship: Curt Ridley vs. Gary Bromley - Nucks Misconduct
Worth it for the banner pic alone.

Jay Rosehill Returns To His Old Stomping Grounds - Pension Plan Puppets
When is a four minute walk too long? When you're a 13 second drive away from the promised land.

KHL: Lev Prague Parts With Injured Hudler | Sports | RIA Novosti
Jiri Hudler got hurt and has been released from his KHL team.

Bobby Ryan won’t "run" from CBA problems by signing in Europe | ProHockeyTalk
Bobby Ryan is a moron.

Report: Cancellation of regular season games not likely until Friday | ProHockeyTalk
Uh... Hooray?

David Krejci signs with HC Pardubice of the Czech League - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Kindl's team will be getting a bit more help.

Let's Go Red Wings.

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