Quick Hits: Post-Winter Classic News & Reactions

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Red Wings News

‘Nothing broken’ for Eaves following Lupul crosscheck | ProHockeyTalk
While that is good news, he may still have suffered a concussion.

Jimmy Howard’s body of work gave him edge in Team USA goaltending battle | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
He has been struggling at times this season, but when Jimmy is in the zone, there are few better netminders.

Bettman calls 2014 Winter Classic ‘everything we hoped for’ | ProHockeyTalk
I don't think that you could have asked for much better.

Nice hat, Mike Babcock - SBNation.com
Babcock was looking classy at the game. Loved the hat.

Winter Classic: A photo tour of the 2014 game at the Big House - CBSSports.com
Here are some photographs from today's game.

NHL News

Yzerman: Outdoor games ‘killing golden goose’? - Sportsnet.ca
Yzerman nailed it. Here's what he said: "I’m a little concerned that were killing the golden goose a little bit here with all these outdoor games and ruining the uniqueness and specialness of these games".

Here is your 2014 United States men’s Olympic roster | ProHockeyTalk
Here is the complete roster for you.

Leafs acquire D Gleason from Hurricanes for Liles, prospect | TSN
The Leafs and Hurricanes swap defenseman.

Meet U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team for Sochi 2014; who got snubbed? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Bobby Ryan, Dustin Byfuglien, Jack Johnson, and Keith Yandle are some of the notable snubs.

Stamkos’ rehab continues to go well | ProHockeyTalk
There is a fair chance that he recovers in time to play in the Olympics.

Winter Classic 2014: Paul Ranger needs some help with his eye black - SBNation.com
I don't think that is how it's supposed to be applied.

Bernier strengthens grip on Leafs' net with strong performance in Winter Classic - The Hockey News
James Reimer has fallen out of favor with the Leafs.

Luongo's imminent return indicates he'll be ready for Sochi | TSN
Luongo will be competing with Carey Price for the #1 spot in goal on Team Canada.

USA Hockey announces women's Olympic team for 2014 Sochi Games - 2014 Olympics
Here's the complete women's roster.

Why Jack Johnson was snubbed by Team USA | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

This was particularly interesting to me. I thought for sure that Johnson would get the nod over players such as Cam Fowler, Justin Faulk, and John Carlson.

Mike Yeo on Thin Ice in Minnesota After Devastating December Collapse | The Hockey Writers
Could Yeo be shown the pink slip in the near future?

Poile on U.S. Olympic team: ‘We expect to win’ | ProHockeyTalk
That's pretty bold. Heja Sverige!

PHOTO: Miami TV station botches Florida Panthers' logo - CBSSports.com
Only in Florida.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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