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Red Wings News

Red Wings fire up again, recall four players from Grand Rapids | The Detroit News
The Wings have turned the engine back on again.

Luke Glendening remains with Red Wings, but uncertain for how long |

Glendening is, once again, back up with the Wings.

Prospect Profile: Ryan Sproul - Octopus Thrower

Taking a look at Ryan Sproul.

Grand Rapids Griffins coach Jeff Blashill takes battle against muscular dystrophy to the ice | The Malik Report

Blashill will be giving $100 towards research for every Griffin's goal against OKC on Friday and Saturday.

Olympic News

USA vs. Canada: Silver medalists ready for vengeance against golden rivals | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Admit it, you were rooting for Latvia to win. I certainly was.

Who's to blame for Russian hockey team's ouster? | USA Today
You can't pin the blame on anybody. But, the media, especially the Russian one, will be blasting Ovechkin in the coming days. And, while I don't like Ovi, he doesn't deserve that.

Sweden advances to Olympic semifinals - Detroit Red Wings - News
Heja Sverige!

Zuccarello has a non-displaced fracture in his hand | ProHockeyTalk
Not good news for the New York Rangers.

John Tavares out of Olympic tournament after suffering leg injury versus Latvia | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Not good news for an already struggling Team Canada.

Davidson would say no to NHLers in Korea -
John Davidson, member of the Columbus Blue Jacket's staff, doesn't seem too keen on sending his players to Korea in 2018.

USA vs. Czech Republic final score: Americans outmuscle Czechs, advance to face Canada -
Are you sure that the U.S. and Canada haven't switched forwards. Because, the U.S. can't stop scoring, while the Canadian's can't buy a goal even if Crosby's life depended on it.

Report: Stamkos may not be ready to return post-Olympics | TSN
It seems that skipping the Olympics was the right decision by Stamkos.

Marian Gaborik cleared for contact, nears return to Blue Jackets lineup -
Gaborik broke his collarbone in late-December.

Russia's Olympic hockey coach wants you to eat him alive -
I feel bad for the Russian's. I really do. Mostly because of Datsyuk. But, also because it was their Olympics, and I did want them to succeed. Plus, now my prediction is partially ruined.

Vokoun medically cleared for action following blood clot issue | ProHockeyTalk

Vokoun hasn't played at all this season.

THN in Sochi: Canada enters semifinal desperately seeking goals | Post-to-Post
If there was ever a time for the U.S. to beat Canada, it is now.

5 things we learned from Canada’s win over Latvia | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Canada has some major question marks. But, the questions are whether the team can score, an area that Canada should excel at.

3 Legendary Olympic Hockey Players You've Never Heard Of | The Hockey Writers
I had never heard of any of these three players.

Pols support Panthers bailout plan; Co-owner says team is losing $100K daily | ProHockeyTalk
It's a shame really. They have a good arena, and are located in a great area. Yet, they can't put together a good enough managerial team that can build a winning team.

Let's Go USA & Sweden!

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