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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Per Ken Holland, <a href=";src=hash">#RedWings</a> realistically don&#39;t expect Pavel Datsyuk (concussion), Todd Bertuzzi (shoulder) back before Dec. 4 vs Flyers</p>&mdash; Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) <a href="">November 28, 2013</a></blockquote>

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That's a little longer than expected, but as long as neither of their injuries are long-term, I am happy.

Helm, Franzen catching on after injuries - Detroit Red Wings - News
Helm hasn't missed a beat since returning. Neither has Franzen for that matter.

Win Tickets to see the Red Wings! " CBS Detroit

Want to see the Wings at the Joe?

Domination; Boston Bruins: 1 - Detroit Red Wings: 6 - Octopus Thrower

Domination is an understatement.

Jonathan Ericssons nya mångmiljon-deal | Expressen

The Swedes praise the Ericsson deal too.

NHL News

Report: Concussion lawsuit grows to 200 players | ProHockeyTalk
Not good news for the NHL.

A look at TSN's TV schedule without the NHL -

Love this: "TSN joins a Toronto Raptors game sometime around the third quarter and tunes out before the end, like most of Canada."

Cory Schneider 'frustrated' with limited time behind Martin Brodeur -
Schneider had the opportunity to solidify himself as the starter when Brodeur was struggling but didn't, and now he is complaining that he doesn't get to play? He blew his chance.

Isles unveil 'futuristic' Stadium Series sweater -
They don't look all too special.

Jagr surpasses former teammate Mario Lemieux with goal No. 691 | ProHockeyTalk
I personally thought that Jagr was going to retire before this season, instead, he leads the Devils in assists and points and looks as if he's 31 instead of 41.

The top turkeys in hockey for 2013 -

Good 'ole Derek Campbell.

Ducks re-sign Bonino: Three years, $4.7 million | ProHockeyTalk
That's a $1 million annual increase for the forward.

What We’re Thankful For 2013: Puck Daddy | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I'm thankful for last nights win. Much needed victory.

Sweden Olympic hockey team roster projection by Brian Compton - 2014 Olympics
Serious question guys, what do you think of Gustav Nyquist's chances to make the team? They don't seem too high to me.

USA hockey 2014: 5 players to watch before the Sochi Games -
Jimmy Howard, Justin Abdelkader, and Danny DeKeyser. They are the only players worth watching.

Deadline to submit Olympic hockey roster moved to Jan. 7 | TSN
The deadline was originally December 31st.

Legal look: Semyon Varlamov, assault and deportation -

He might be deported back to mother Russia.

Melnyk doesn’t care what the Sens are worth, because he’s not selling | ProHockeyTalk
I have an eerie feeling that the Melnyk saga isn't going to end well.

Penguins D Martin out 4-6 weeks with broken leg| TSN
Huge blow for the Penguins. Martin is probably their best overall defenseman.

Rangers healthy scratch Del Zotto… again | ProHockeyTalk
is Del Zotto pulling a Smith this season?

NHL Power Rankings: Rise of a new No. 1 -
I have a hunch that the Wings are going to climb the rankings after last nights win.

Dmitry Orlov's agent: 'I think team can get something for him' -
Another player that wants out of Washington? Orlov has quite a bit of talent, and would be a decent addition to a rebuilding team.

Pass or Fail: Ottawa Senators’ Heritage Classic jersey | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I wouldn't say that they are that bad. Not great, but not bad.

Rumor Roundup: Who will take the Capitals’ Martin Erat? | Post-to-Post

A rebuilding team with a lot of cap space would be the perfect fit for Erat. He could play top-6 minutes and actually show his skill. Calgary comes to mind.

Leafs sign 2013 first-rounder Gauthier to entry level deal | TSN
He was the 21st pick in this past draft.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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