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Quick Hits: Merry Christmas

Hockeytown, No Limits

Wings Lose to Flames, Merry Xmas Loss Candy " The Production Line - TP:60

KuklasKorner : The Malik Report : Red Wings-Flames quick take: way too little, way too late—again
You can't just play 10-12 minutes of good hockey and expect to win a game.

Red Wings' third-period rally falls short, Flames hang on for 3-2 win |
Maybe if they just played from the start they wouldn't have to rally in the third.

Calgary 3, Detroit Red Wings 2: Ty Conklin, Red Wings' offense flame out at Saddledome | Detroit Free Press |
Yo St. James, Khan wrote this article like 5 minutes before you did.

Darren Pang becomes unintelligible once an Octopus hits the ice in Calgary | Backhand Shelf | Blogs |
I know Graham gets a growl on whenever Datsyuk does something special.

Detroit Red Wings: If the NHL were a Batman Comic, Red Wings Would Be Two-Face - Octopus Thrower
If the Red Wings are Two-Face...does that make Ericsson, Catwoman?

Around the NHL

The ten best moments in the Chicago Blackhawks holiday video - Puck Daddy - NHL Blog - Yahoo! Sports
Well done, Chicago. I thought this was actually pretty funny. This is why hockey players are the best. You'd never see LeBron James or any NBA players having fun and making a video like this.

Should the Minnesota Wild be worried? | ProHockeyTalk
Yes, because they're not that good.

Katie Baker's Coldhearted: On the new Habs coach, HBO's 24/7, and the rest of the week in the NHL - Grantland
The week that was from Katie Baker over at Grantland.

Factory of Sadness - The Cannon
The BJs blew a 5-1 lead and lost 6-5 with 8.4 seconds left. Changes could be coming soon.

Penguins' Engelland suspended for three games - - News
Unlike Kronwall, Engelland hit the guy in the head.

Challenge Accepted: The Best of Your Excited Suh Photoshops | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Not hockey related, but most of you will love this (the rest of you are jerks). The best of Excited Suh.

Discussion: I'm still annoyed at the Red Wings, so how about a non-hockey related discussion. With Christmas weekend upon us, what are your holiday plans this weekend?

Let's Go Red Wings.