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Red Wings overnight report: on the Tvrdon tug of war, Eaves and the…Islanders? | The Malik Report
I would like for the Wings to try and bring Tvrdon to the Griffins. Let us see what he is capable of in the AHL.

Detroit Red Wings 'will soar' in Eastern Conference next season, according to USA Today writer |

In my mind, it's between Detroit and Boston for the Atlantic Division title. Boston may be better but they have lost some pretty big names during the offseason. Detroit on the other hand has improved and they have a bunch of young guns, namely Nyquist and Tatar. that have the talent to become superstars.

Detroit Red Wings' Patrick Eaves speedy, solid, but role up in the air for next season | Detroit Free Press |

Love the guy but sometimes you have to part ways.

Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg’s Off-Season, Issue Six - Octopus Thrower

Keeping up with the Euro Twins.

NHL News

How Bad Has Toronto's Offseason Been? - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
Great article by Grantland breaking down the Leafs very questionable offseason.

Seven other things the NFL should totally steal from the NHL | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
I can't wait until all the football fans claim the draft idea for themselves as if the NHL doesn't exist.

Flames re-sign Brodie — two years, $4.25 million | ProHockeyTalk
Good contract for the defenseman.

Panthers sign veteran centre Scott Gomez to one-year contract - The Hockey News
He's not that bad. He just never was that good.

Report: New Coyotes buyers’ finances being questioned | ProHockeyTalk

New buyers, same old talk.

Retired defenceman Sean O'Donnell joins Los Angeles Kings front office - The Hockey News
He spent 8 of his 17 playing years with the Kings.

Ilya Bryzgalov, ‘fantastic goalie’, training in Sweden | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Welcome to mother Sweden.

Wings’ first-rounder Mantha says it’s NHL or bust this season | ProHockeyTalk

When is someone going to slap some sense into this guy.

Also, I thought this was interesting:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Looking at teams who played the most playoff games between lockouts. It&#39;s amazing how much better than everyone else Detroit&#39;s been.</p>&mdash; Draglikepull (@draglikepull) <a href="">July 31, 2013</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Detroit&#39;s first with 97 playoff games played, an average of 14 per year. San Jose seems to be next at 79, roughly 11 per year.</p>&mdash; Draglikepull (@draglikepull) <a href="">July 31, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Let's Go Red Wings!