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Red Wings News

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk jokes about his age but continues to 'drive the bus' heading into 13th season |
He can play until he's 48.

Excitement for new season fills the air - Detroit Red Wings - News

This is the year for #12. I can feel it in my bones!

Misconduct " Griffins Update Jersey Numbers Again - DetroitHockey.Net

Jersey updates.

Daniel Alfredsson, Stephen Weiss eye elusive Stanley Cup and could give Red Wings offensive boost |

Could? Weiss has scored 30+ goals on 4 occasions. That's more than a little offensive boost if you ask me.

'Pretty stressful' 36 hours brings Cory Emmerton back to Detroit Red Wings as fourth-line center |

Wait. So he's back now?

Gustav Nyquist rejoins Griffins, tries to be upbeat over move after strong camp with Red Wings |

It's funny how this thing worked out in the end without the Wings not even trading/waiving a single player.

Chris Chelios picks his employers to win Stanley Cup on Fox Sports Live | Awful Announcing

Yeah Cheli!

NHL News

NHL 2013-14 Predictions: Which coach gets fired first? Which outdoor game will rock? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Which commissioner gets fired first?

Buffalo names Vanek, Ott co-captains | ProHockeyTalk
Having co-captains is like communism. The idea is nice, but it just doesn't work!

Winter Olympics: Carl Soderberg reportedly disqualified from Team Sweden -

He's not even that good. At least in comparison to many of the others Swedes. Like a certain Gustav Nyquist.

New hybrid icing rule a sensible change - The Hockey News
As they say, safety first.

Still no extensions for the Sedins | ProHockeyTalk
What are the odds that they don't get re-signed?

Why Phil Kessel is worth $8 million to the Toronto Maple Leafs - The Hockey News

Considering the money that they gave Clarkson, this deal actually isn't too bad.

Rich Clune Idolizes Sean Avery, Says Dallas Stars Fans Have Low IQs -- An OTF Exclusive Interview - On the Forecheck
While the Dallas part is probably true, Clune probably has an even lower IQ so it's all cool.

Flyers sign D Gill to one-year, $700K deal after tryout | TSN

Good deal for the Flyers.

NHL Western Conference 2013-14: Puck Daddy predicts the Central, Pacific Divisions | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The Blackhawks will do to the Central division what the Wings did to it over the past 2 decades. Absolutely dominate it.

NHL Power Rankings | The Hockey Writers
They have the Wings ranked 10th.

Lightning name St. Louis their new captain | ProHockeyTalk

THN's 2013-14 NHL predictions - The Hockey News

They have 5 teams making the playoffs out of the Atlantic.

Updated: Kessel inks eight-year, $64 million extension with Leafs | ProHockeyTalk

Let's Go Red Wings!

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