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Bracket: What is the best sports logo in Michigan? Elite 8 voting here | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Vote for the Winged Wheel, the Lion, and the Wardro... I mean old-English "D".

Detroit Red Wings' exhibition tickets on sale at 10 a.m. today | Detroit Free Press
That's TODAY.

By the Numbers: Jakub Kindl - Detroit Red Wings - News

By the numbers: how awesome Jakub "The Man" Kindl is.

Doctor Who: A Red Wings Comparison – Part 2 – The Companions | Pucking Wings

Some comparison's for ya.

Här inleds jakten mot OS-guldet | Aftonbladet

Article about Sweden's quest for the gold (which they will win).

Toledo named U.S.‘s best minor league sports market | The Malik Report

The Mud Hens and the Walleye reside there.

Who Will Lead The 2013-14 Detroit Red Wings In Goals? - Octopus Thrower

Who else is putting their bets on Tomas Tatar? Anyone?

NHL News

Junior hockey player dies during practice - SBNation.com
A 16-year-old prospect in the QMJHL collapsed and died at practice on Monday morning.

Couture growing into leadership role on the Sharks | ProHockeyTalk
He's just so ugly.

Las Vegas, Nevada: A Prime Spot For NHL Expansion | The Hockey Writers
A prime spot for hell no.

What We Learned: What are the Blues trying to accomplish with Alex Pietrangelo? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
I really hope that someone offer sheet's Pietrangelo. Just because.

St. Louis ‘pushing’ to make Canada’s 2014 Olympic team | ProHockeyTalk
He should make the team. At least based off of what he did this past season.

Where does bodychecking fit in minor hockey? - The Hockey News

I personally believe that you should be able to hit from the ripe ages of infanthood. It better prepares for the game. I mean, do you think that Crosby would have concussion problems if he had been Kronwalled while still in diapers.

Sharks’ Vlasic flies ‘under the radar’ | ProHockeyTalk
He's an all-around good defenseman.

Blue Jackets hire Bill Zito as assistant general manager - SBNation.com
When he was an agent his client list included both Brian Rafalski and Valterri Filppula.

Florida Panthers, National Hockey League of Nations | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports

I'm kind of surprised that Tomas Kopecky wasn't the choice for Slovakia.

Blue Jackets hire Shelley as media aide, team ambassador | TSN

Yeah, hire your all-time leader in penalty minutes to be an "ambassador".

Funny Tweet Of The Day

Thanks to Red Wings News Feed for this beauty:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>The 08 and 09 redwings were both very average teams that were coached extremely well. The talent on those teams wasn&#39;t special at all.</p>&mdash; bobby mason (@325_hawks) <a href="https://twitter.com/325_hawks/statuses/367135056696848384">August 13, 2013</a></blockquote>

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Let's Go Red Wings!

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