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Wings lose another player to injury | FSD
Great...

Wings coach Mike Babcock: "When you’re getting booed off the ice after the first period, in your own building, the last day before Christmas (break), to me that’s a sad state of affairs." | Red Wings Front
It ticks me off when fans boo their team.

Islanders shut out Red Wings | WXYZ

I wasn't able to watch the game but I can't imagine that it was pretty.

Nyquist returns to lineup; Tootoo re-assigned to Grand Rapids | Red Wings Front

Tootoo is back with the Griffins.

NHL News

Flyers vs. Capitals in 2015 NHL Winter Classic: Report | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Makes kind of sense from a Capitals' perspective.

Ducks win ninth straight with comeback against Capitals | ProHockeyTalk
The Ducks are on a roll.

Jones, Lundqvist highlight conundrum over long-term, big-money contracts for NHL goalies | Post-to-Post
Ken Campbell has a point here.

Are shallower nets having an impact on NHL scoring? - SBNation.com
The wrap-around is becoming more effective.

VIDEO: Mike Smith gets puck stuck in equipment, carries it into own net - CBSSports.com
That sucks for the Coyotes!

Stewart, Crosby, Duchene named NHL's three stars of the week | TSN
Crosby has 8 points in his last 4 games. .

Sabres’ Stafford ejected for elbow on Ekman-Larsson (Updated) | ProHockeyTalk
I wouldn't be too surprised if Stafford was suspended for this.

Lightning rout Panthers to extend win streak to five games | TSN
The Lightning are also on a roll right now.

Best and worst signings of the 2013 off-season - Sportsnet.ca
Guess who's number 6 on the best signings list? Valtteri Filppula.

Oilers’ Eakins on jersey-throwing fan: ‘They’re a quitter, we don’t want that here’ | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I agree. If you give up on your team you are not a real fan.

Top 5 Things The Toronto Maple Leafs Need For Christmas | The Hockey Writers
Good hockey players would be a start.

Kings take over top spot in NHL Power Rankings | TSN
The Kings have been quite the force with Martin Jones in the net.

Poll: Who are the leading Vezina candidates? | ProHockeyTalk
#JimmyForVezina

Let's Go Red Wings!

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