Quick Hits: Bertuzzi, Franzen Still Out

This is an awesome picture - Gregory Shamus

I never thought that I would miss Bert, Mule and, to a lesser extent, Sammy so much.

Red Wing News

Wings’ Bertuzzi hospitalized with back pain | ProHockeyTalk
Greaaaatttt....... -_-

Red Wings hoping to trim ice time for top players and play third and fourth lines more | MLive.com
Hey Babs, not to be mean or anything, but why is the blazes is Justin Abdelkader on the first over Tuna. COME ON MAN.

Rapping Red Wings: To All That Watch, Damien Brunner Looks Like He’s Detroit’s New Hidden Gem | The Detroit Sports Site |

Rapping Red Wings? That means that Datsyuk is Eminem and Quincey is Lil B. (rap reference, not all will understand)

Red Wings' Johan Franzen still out for Friday's game; Jimmy Howard to make fourth start in row vs. Ducks | MLive.com

When the top guys get injured is when you know you have a problem.

Between The Pipes: Petr Mrazek - Octopus Thrower

So there is this new goalie named Petr Mrazek, never heard of him before but he seems pretty good. #MrazekForMVP

On Valentine's Day, Red Wings delight in bromance between Daniel Cleary, Shawn Horcoff | Detroit Free Press

12 years and counting.

Let’s just go ahead and do the whole mandatory visor thing, NHL | theScore.com

This is just my opinion, and it does in no way affect that of anyone else here at WiiM, but I view it as the players choice. If he wants to take the risk, let him.

Several Red Wings contemplate Kevlar protection following Erik Karlsson's Achilles tendon injury | MLive.com

Defenseman Jonathan Ericsson wears the sleeves but stopped wearing the socks due to discomfort. He said he is reconsidering. Some believe this type of protection should be mandatory.

Cut-resistant socks are a good idea - Detroit Red Wings - News

As long as it doesn't affect play i'm fine.

NHL News

Nick Cousins story causes backlash at Ian Laperriere, Philly Daily News - Broad Street Hockey
Ian Laperriere says he was misunderstood regarding comments about sexual assault charges against Flyers prospect Nick Cousins. Do you believe him?

Decision on whether NHL players will go to 2014 Olympics not expected this week - The Hockey News
They better or the Olympics will suck.

Mike Gillis on the Team's Decision to Place Malhotra on the IR | CanucksArmy

I wonder if Manny is done for his career?

Judge says Canucks co-owner can keep wine in pre-trial divorce hearing - NHL.com

Oh good. Was worried that he had to sell the wine.

Tavares helps Islanders snap 5-game skid with 4-3 SO win over Rangers - The Hockey News

Remember how people thoughts that the Islanders were good this year. Hahaaha

Canucks say Karlsson's injury was preventable because of kevlar technology - The Hockey News

Was it preventable? Maybe. But it is what it is and now you have to move on.

NHL 3 Stars: Shutouts for Rinne, Price; Fehr on fire for Capitals | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

All those stars should be to Hank and Tuna but that's just my honest and always humble opinion.

Blackhawks’ Patrick Sharp dresses up like a dog for Valentine’s Day surprise (VIDEO) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

He's a female dog.

Lets Go Wings!

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