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Mike Carlson

Red Wings News

Despite return, Datsyuk’s Olympic status still uncertain | ProHockeyTalk
For Datsyuk's sake, I hope that he plays.

Detroit Red Wings' Stephen Weiss, skating with Whalers: 'I've gotta claw my way back into the lineup' | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
It will be interesting to see Weiss back in the line-up to say the least.

Prospect Analysis: Anthony Mantha - Octopus Thrower

Taking a look at Anthony Mantha.

Weiss heads back to roots, aims to recover over break | ProHockeyTalk

Let's hope that Weiss does return to his old form. Being stuck with a crappy player with that contract would not be pretty.

Riley Sheahan, Luke Glendening look to stay sharp in Grand Rapids during NHL's Olympic break | MLive.com
Grand Rapids will be receiving some reinforcements.

Titta, nu är det bara en kvar, Alfredsson | Expressen

Alfredsson passed Lidström in the all-time Swedish point league.

Red Wings' Mike Babcock: Lack of determination around the net costly in loss to Lightning (video) | MLive.com

You have to be more physical.

NHL News

NHL still undecided about participating in 2018 Winter Olympics - SBNation.com
They better participate in the next Olympics. It would really be a shame if the contrary occurred.

Kovalchuk doesn’t see Olympics as chance for KHL to prove itself | ProHockeyTalk
Neither do I. But, I do think that the KHL is currently on a positive way up.

Five reasons Sweden could totally medal in Sochi Olympics | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Medal? Vi går för GULD!!!

PHOTOS: Zdeno Chara carries in Slovakia's flag, is very tall - CBSSports.com
Is very, very tall.

Flames sign D Russell to two-year, $4.52M extension | TSN
A last minute deal prior to the roster freeze.

Canadiens vs. Hurricanes: P.K. Subban's outfit is awesome - SBNation.com

P.K. arrived in style.

Could Sochi be end of NHL run at Olympics? | USA Today
I hope not.

Los Angeles Kings’ Jake Muzzin ain’t messin’ around | Post-to-Post
Muzzin's been buzzin' lately.

Report: Blues are shopping Chris Stewart | ProHockeyTalk
Stewart has a $4.15 million cap hit.

Siegel: Former Leaf Komarov wants back into NHL | TSN
It seems that Komarov has tired of the KHL.

Panthers’ Bergenheim declines invitation to fill injury hole on Team Finland | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

What ever floats your boat I guess.

The Best NHL Draft Pick Since 2008 | The Hockey Writers
Tomas Tatar.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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