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I just want to say rest in peace to Nelson Mandela. He is one of the greatest humans to ever live and should serve as a true inspiration for anyone who wants to make the world a better place.

Red Wings News

Shoulder injury sidelines Helm this weekend - Detroit Red Wings - News
One day we're going to look back at this and laugh, right?

Darren Helm's ailing shoulder adds to Wings' injury woes | The Detroit News

It doesn't seem that the injury will be too severe though.

Time To Trade Kyle Quincey? - Octopus Thrower

I really wouldn't mind flipping Quincey for a 7th defenseman, similar to Ruslan Salei (RIP) and a late-round pick (5th round).

Detroit Red Wings Trade Rumors: Should Kyle Quincy Be Dealt? | Detroit Sports Site

It seems that more and more people are agreeing with you J.J.

Red Wings' Jonas Gustavsson hopes he is pushing Jimmy Howard for more playing time |

He is pushing Howard for more playing time, but don't kid yourselves, Jimmy Howard IS our starting goaltender and will remain so for at least the next couple of years.

A Christmas sing-a-long with the Griffins - MiHockeyNow & Michigan Hockey Magazine

Some good 'ole yuletide caroling by the Griffins.

NHL News

Bylsma: Sharks are NHL’s best, ‘with all due respect to Chicago’ | ProHockeyTalk
I think he meant "with all due respect to Detroit".

Sweden returns nine players to World Junior Championship camp -
Notable players include Oscar Dansk, Sebastian Collberg, and Anton Karlsson.

Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Toronto hockey failures, Couture shaves, Patrick Roy | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I will never admit that Patrick Roy is a good coach. Because he isn't good. Even Dave Lewis was a better coach.

Ask a Lawyer: Do the players suing the NHL over concussions have a case? | ProHockeyTalk
If your not understanding the lawsuit, then read this. It explains a lot.

Predators say condition of goaltender Pekka Rinne is improving - The Hockey News
Good news for the Predators.

Dainius Zubrus brings tackle hockey to the NHL -
That's a 15-yard penalty on number 8. Automatic first down for the Canadiens.

Green: Caps needed game-changing fight or hit; Oates: ‘Then why didn’t he do it?’ | ProHockeyTalk

Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk.

Sabres agree to lend Grigorenko, Zadorov to Russia at WJHC | TSN
Not like the Sabres are going anywhere anyways.

Maple Leafs' cushion almost gone as road only gets tougher -

The fall of the not-so-glorious Maple Leafs.

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk stretchered off ice after awkward hit (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Ouch. It's always bad when someone gets stretchered off.

Canucks D Edler out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury | TSN
Just be back in time for the Olympics. The motherland needs you.

Henrik Lundqvist and the tradeoffs of a long-term contract -
The good: King Henrik is a Ranger for the foreseeable future. The bad: King Henrik is a Ranger for the foreseeable future.

Bad night for defensemen: Hedman hurt | ProHockeyTalk

Yet another injury for Tampa Bay.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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