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OKC forced a game 7 last night in their series against the Griffins

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Red Wings News

The Datsyukian Geek: Ian White's Selective Memory Leads to His Confusion over Likely Departure
I really liked Ian last year and like him I believed that he had found a long-term home. Better luck elsewhere!

Detroit Red Wings 2013 Player Review: Darren Helm | The Octopus Thrower
Although he hopes to be ready for the start of the next season we almost have to assume that he won't be.

Free-agent forward Valtteri Filppula taking wait-and-see approach to future with Detroit Red Wings |

This approach is also known as the Jiri Hudler approach. This means that you know that the Wings will not pay you what you want and you know you can make more elsewhere so you sign a 6-year $40 million dollar deal with Calgary. Yes, that is a lot of money.

Detroit Red Wings fans: Jimmy Howard adds playoff Most Valuable Player nod to regular-season MVP |

Question Wings fans: Is Jimmy Howard the Wings best goalie since Hasek in '02?

Former Red Wings NHL Star and Russian Olympic Coach Slava Fetisov Adopts Shockbox Helmet Sensors for the Moscow Hockey Charity to Manage Concussions in Europe

Good job Slava! Keeping it classy.

NHL Competition Committee Recommendations - Octopus Thrower
Wait? They're making the nets smaller?

NHL News

Mandatory visors to be grandfathered into NHL; shallower nets, hybrid icing on the way | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
That inevitable has arrived.

Streit rejects Isles’ offer, will head to free agency | ProHockeyTalk
Attention Kenny Holland. Attention Kenny Holland.

Mike Richards injury: Kings forward will miss second straight game with concussion -

Sucks for the Kings. They would have loved to have him back.

JetBlue pilot asks if crying baby on flight is actually Sidney Crosby | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

This guy can literally go to any bar across the US/Canada (except in Pittsburgh) and get whatever he wants for free. This is too great.

Dallas Stars unveil new logo and jerseys, will retire Modano’s number | ProHockeyTalk
Modano's going up in the rafters.

Blue Jackets will match any offer sheet for Sergei Bobrovsky; but should they? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Should? Yes! Your fans are for once kind of interested in your team and that is in large part thanks to this guy. If you don't keep him expect ticket sales to drop.

Should the Penguins Entertain Trading Evgeni Malkin? | The Hockey Writers
No they should not. Imagine if Crosby gets injured again. Then you want to have Malkin there.

Report: Isles will ‘try to make it worthwhile’ to take DiPietro | ProHockeyTalk
I still have a hard time seeing this happening.

Pass or Fail: Carolina Hurricanes’ new home and away uniforms | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
The Hurricanes seem to be that NHL team that I always forget exists.

Bruins not overconfident after shutting down potent Penguins | TSN

You can't be, that's when bad stuff happens. Like losing your lead and stuff like that.

‘Canes captain Staal: ‘No question’ I’ll be ready for camp | ProHockeyTalk
He suffered a serious knee injury at the World Hockey Championships.

Let's Go Red Wings!