Quick Hits: More Illegal Goal Talk; Crosby Named Team Canada's Captain

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Red Wings News

Red Wings’ illegal tying goal latest NHL embarrassment, argument for expanded replay | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I'm not complaining. And I don't think the Wings are either.

NHL Rule 85.1 Is Irrelevant to the Detroit Red Wings’ Illegal Goal and the Video Review Process " Surly & Scribe
Here is some explanation to the rule.

Datsyuk, Larionov, Bure: Captains of ice hockey’s "Red Machine" | Russia Beyond The Headlines

Detroit has a great history with Russian captain's.

Tenacious Tomas Tatar establishes himself as a key player and offensive catalyst for Red Wings | MLive.com

Considering everything that has been going on in his personal life right now, you can't be more happy with what Tomas is bringing to the team.

Duff: Wings study injury issues | Windsor Star

The Detroit Groin Wings.

NHL News

Sidney Crosby named captain of Canadian Olympic team; also, water is still wet | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
No surprise here.

No hearing for Jamie Benn after high hit on Matt Cooke - SBNation.com
I don't understand how the league isn't at least going to schedule a hearing for this hit. It wasn't brutal, but it wasn't pretty either.

Baseball analyst sparks debate after Flames-Canucks brawl | TSN
Peter Gammons, who is an MLB analyst, called the NHL a "minor" sport. Since when were billion dollar industries "minor"?

Steve Mason signs three-year extension with Philadelphia Flyers - CBSSports.com
Three years for a total of $12.3 million.

John Tortorella to have hearing with NHL after altercation in Flames hallway: report | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Torts will surely get a fine of some amount. Will he be suspended? I don't know.

Lightning chase Peters, beat Carolina 5-3 | ProHockeyTalk
Ben Bishop stopped 48 out of 51 shots.

Patrick Kane scores in shootout as Blackhawks beat Bruins 3-2 in Stanley Cup rematch - The Hockey News
For once, it was fun to watch a shootout where I didn't care who won.

VIDEO: Flyers prospect Anthony Stolarz suffers nasty cut from skate - CBSSports.com
That's going to leave a mark.

Fraser: How best to avoid potential brawls at puck drop | TSN
The easiest way would be to give anyone who fights within the first minute of play an automatic game misconduct.

Goalie market still undefined in slow trade year - Die By The Blade
I doubt that the Sabres move Miller this season.

Horachek: Panthers have to be a ‘desperate team’ | ProHockeyTalk

Florida has lost four out of its last six games.

David Backes leads list of candidates for USA Olympic team captain | For The Win
I'd give it to Callahan.

TradeCentre: Sunday's reports from around the NHL | TSN
The latest trade rumors from around the NHL.

Olympic snubs are blessings in disguise - Sportsnet.ca
I'm sure that the snubs themselves don't agree with this.

NHL power rankings: Ducks take top spot, with 9 exclamation points - SBNation.com
Wings fall from 12th to 16th in the rankings.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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