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Gregory Shamus

Red Wings News:

Video: Datsyuk goes top-shelf backhand to give Wings 2-0 lead | ProHockeyTalk
It took me a couple of seconds to realize that they had scored. Datsyuk's magic blinded me.

Red Wings get victory but leave plenty of room for improvement in opener | The Detroit News
Improvement includes playing Tomas Tatar.

Helene St. James' Red Wings opening night observations | Detroit Free Press |

One of the most impressing things that I saw was the two 5-on-3's that the Wings killed off. That's good stuff.

Jeff Seidel: In opener, Red Wings show why many are optimistic | Detroit Free Press |

Complain all you want, but the Wings looked, overall, very good last night. Remember, it was the first game of the season!

New Red Wing Stephen Weiss says 'sky's the limit' for line with Alfredsson, Franzen | Detroit Free Press |

Anyone else think of the Notorious BIG song?

First Impressions of Stephen Weiss - Octopus Thrower

First impressions from myself include a nice pair of hands and quite a bit of speed.

"Alfie" gjorde debut – "Samme" stal showen | Expressen

Translation: "Alfie" Made His Debut - But "Sammy" Stole The Show.

NHL News

Report: Former Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov close to signing in ECHL | ProHockeyTalk
Guess what team is signing him? Las Vegas. Prefect. Just perfect.

Leafs defeat Flyers to start season with back-to-back wins | TSN
And Reimer and Bernier each have one win a piece.

‘Canes sign Dvorak: one year, $600,000 | ProHockeyTalk

Joins the club after a successful training camp tryout.

Watch Patrick Roy go after Bruce Boudreau, nearly through the benches’ glass (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Welcome to coaching Patrick!

Does Rasmus Ristolainen Have Calder Memorial Trophy Potential? | The Hockey Writers
I didn't see anything last night from him that indicated that.

3 NHL GMs want to eliminate fighting -

Your Call: Does Parros-Orr incident change your thinking? | TSN

Nope, not one bit.

Goalie Tomas Vokoun could miss six months; what will Penguins do? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Forfeit? I don't know. Play Fleury 82 games?

Let's Go Red Wings!

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