Quick Hits: Smith Injured; Almquist Called Up

Vincent Pugliese

Red Wings News

Smith injured; Almquist to make debut - Detroit Red Wings - News
This guy is the next Lidström.

Attack's Nastasiuk signs with Red Wings | OHL Network

He's the second player from the Wings' 2013 draft haul to sign (the other being Mantha).

Wings coach Mike Babcock has the NHL’s ‘best third-line cetner’ back | Red Wings Front

I'm happy that he is back. Really happy!

Griffins Hog Scoreboard | Grand Rapids Griffins

They beat the IceHogs 3-1.

Scoring goal just 'icing on the cake' for Red Wings' Darren Helm, who felt good after first game | MLive.com

I truly and honestly doubted that he would come back. All things considered, I can't be happier to have him on our team.

The Blue Line Patrol: Goal Analysis: Darren Helm's Comeback Breakaway Spectacular!

I like breakdowns.

NHL News

Craig Anderson removed from game on stretcher after collision with Stars’ Nichushkin (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
You never want to see anyone get stretchered off.

GIF: Kevin Bieksa eats his stick on the bench - CBSSports.com
Mmm..nam nam nam.

Eakins: ‘If you play scared in this league, you’re going to get killed’ | ProHockeyTalk
I think you all saw that on Saturday.

Report: NHLPA preparing to sue state of Tennessee over tax - CBSSports.com
Anyone know how this may end up?

John Scott calls out Pierre McGuire for 'shooting his mouth off' about Eriksson hit - SBNation.com
Scott sort of blamed McGuire for swaying public opinion against his hit on Loui Eriksson.

Daniel and Henrik Sedin’s four-year, $28 million extensions a great deal for team and twins | Post-to-Post
They will only be 37 years old when their new deals are over, that isn't too bad.

Flames rookie goalie to make first NHL start against Chicago | ProHockeyTalk

Replaces Joey Mac.

Columbus Blue Jackets to host 2015 NHL All-Star Game - SBNation.com
Wasn't this already decided last year.

Luongo records shutout as Canucks blank Maple Leafs | TSN
They honored Pavel Bure before this game.

Kaleta clears waivers, next stop: Rochester | ProHockeyTalk

Time to clean up his game maybe?

Watch Krys Barch yank out tooth in penalty box, toss it to fan (Updated) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
This only happens in hockey.

Maple Leafs place Bozak on long-term injured reserve | TSN
He has 6 points in 11 games so far this season.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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