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Red Wings 4, Penguins 3 (OT): Detroit rallies late in regulation, Justin Abdelkader wins it in overtime | MLive.com
I was unable to catch the game, but, I cannot believe that we won. I remember checking the score to see the Wings were down 3-1 and thinking the game was over. Little did I know what was to come...

Duff: Wings finally find some goals | Windsor Star
I do not about you guys, but, I like the way this Wings' team has been playing so far this season. Hopefully, Jimmy Howard can continue to be perform the way he has been.

Special guests enjoy night at Wings' game - Detroit Red Wings
The Wings did not hold back on cancer awareness night.

Motown Revival: Henrik Zetterberg and His Five-Point Weekend | Inside the Film Room
Taking a look at Zetterberg's great weekend.

Andersson visits Detroit elementary school | Detroit Red Wings
Joakim Andersson stopped by the Ann Visger Elementary School in River Rouge.

Zetterberg, Datsyuk help hockey fight cancer | Detroit Red Wings
Alex Berlin, a recent MSU graduate, was diagnosed with cancer after playing in a charity hockey game to raise money for cancer research. Really nice of Datsyuk and Zetterberg to meet with him.

NHL News

Visnovsky to make season debut, Isles inch closer to full strength on D | ProHockeyTalk
The Islanders have already been fairly impressive this season. But, with Lubomir Visnovsky back, their team gains a really good defenseman who can have a significant impact.

Glenn Healy rips Alex Ovechkin and his mother | Puck Daddy
Blaming Ovechkin's mother for being his agent is somewhat irrational. I would applaud her for being able to get Ovechkin his massive contract.

Report: Chara could miss at least 4-6 weeks with knee injury | ProHockeyTalk
Terrible news for the Bruins.

Neal's hat trick lifts Predators past Blackhawks | TSN
I guess James Neal was not purely a product of playing alongside Evgeni Malkin.

P.K. Subban's Halloween costume will 'thrill' you - SBNation.com
Subban wants to be starting something.

Dale Hunter: Ovechkin isn’t going to win the Selke, but he’s ‘coachable’ | ProHockeyTalk
I agree. Are there players in the NHL who I would prefer over Ovechkin? Sure. But, for all of the bad that Ovechkin may carry along with him, he makes up for that with a lot more good.

Maple Leafs, Bruins games most expensive for fans; Panthers cheapest | Puck Daddy
No surprise here. The Wings are below the NHL average, and seem to be around the median in terms of ticket prices.

VIDEO: Junior hockey coach snaps on reporter, shouts F-bombs | CBSSports.com
Someone needs to calm down.

Renney clarifies remarks about disagreement with Oilers management | ProHockeyTalk
Renney said that some of the comments made in an interview with a newspaper a few days ago were not entirely accurate.

Connor McDavid power rankings: The vast conspiracy behind Toronto's jersey throwing - SBNation.com

I know that the going can get tough at times, but, throwing your jersey on the ice is unforgivable. First of all, it is an utter waste of money. Second, while it may have a minor impact on a team, it certainly will not transform a team from mediocrity to being a playoff contender.

Can Nicklas Backstrom become the highest-scoring Swede of all-time? | The Hockey News
Bäckström never strikes me as one of the best players in the NHL, yet he still manages to be one of the leagues most consistent and productive players. He has scored 558 career points in the NHL in 573 career regular season and playoff games.

On Johnny Boychuk’s Boston homecoming, Bruins GM under fire | Puck Daddy
Hindsight is 20/20. The Bruins needed to move a player in order to create at least some salary cap flexibility, and the Islanders were willing to trade for Boychuk.

30 Thoughts: The value of young stud defencemen - Sportsnet.ca
I agree with point #29: "Detroit’s been a model of stability for a long time. In the words of one exec, it’s "weird" to see an issue playing out so publicly for them." The author is referencing Babcock's contract situation.

Report: Isles’ Bailey out indefinitely after breaking hand | ProHockeyTalk
The Islanders may have Visnovsky back from injury now, but, they have lost one of their most promising forwards for the foreseeable future. Josh Bailey has four points in seven games for the Islanders.

Hockey: A United Community | The Hockey Writers
The hockey community may be the most tightly-knit sports community in North America. That is something that we should be proud of!

Let's Go Red Wings!