I just thought that I would get this out of the way right now rather than wait until later. Regarding Datsyuk's comments, I have a few things to say. First of all, it's his opinion and only his, I don't care at all what he thinks. Second, he grew up in Soviet Russia, I mean what do you expect? Finally, it's not like he's reading your comments anyways (если вы находитесь, напишите мне).
And as for myself, I will try to put this as vague as Pavel put it. Everyone should be entitled to the freedom of life *cough* Syria *cough* and as a result should be allowed to do what they wish.
But enough of all that political stuff, here's some Quick Hits:
Red Wings News
Red Wings abandon Brunner, Cleary; Changes could be in store | Hockey Tracker
I don't know if abandon is the right term here. We just nudged them to the side.
WHAT IS THIS BLASPHEMY? The Winged Wheel is by far the best jersey in all of sports. Not just hockey.
Opening day is October 4th.
I can live with that. Depending on how Tatar and Nyquist play, the Wings have the ability to climb up the rankings to a top-5 spot.
The Red Wings have had players invited for the past 4 years.
Before I read the article I was really confused. Savage is simply suggesting that Dats could be Russia's captain during the Olympics.
Realistic Expectations For David Clarkson - Pension Plan Puppets
From the article: "Clarkson IS a useful player - he's just not remotely worth what the Leafs are paying him".
Tortorella says he's spoken to Luongo and he's ready to play | TSN
Did this conversation take place at gunpoint or not?
Put him on the first line and see what he can do with Ovi. I would if I was Oates.
Pittsburgh Penguins, National Hockey League of Nations | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Nice way to work the system. These guys have a Canada section and a French Canada section to make sure that both Crosby and Lemieux make the cut. Pittsburgh... always cheating.
Luongo to Tortorella: ‘I just want to play’ | ProHockeyTalk
I was hoping that he was going to say that he just wanted to be traded.
I'm kind of surprised that it took so long for him to find a new team.
Fox: Top prospect McDavid skates with Goliaths - Sportsnet.ca
Whoever gets the top pick in the '15 draft will be getting a heck of a player.
Regardless if you like Bruke Sr. you have to like Patrick.
Leafs' Reimer ready to support, compete with Bernier | TSN
Until Bernier takes over the starting job. Then Reimer will have some other things to say.
There was talk that he had offers from the KHL.
Let's Go Red Wings!
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