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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RedWings&amp;src=hash">#RedWings</a> Tomas Jurco (ribs) out at least 10-14 days.</p>&mdash; Helene St. James (@HeleneStJames) <a href="https://twitter.com/HeleneStJames/statuses/443888682777718784">March 12, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Comeau gets two games for boarding Smith | ProHockeyTalk

Good. You can't hit a Wings' player like that.

Rookie Teemu Pulkkinen getting another chance with Detroit Red Wings with Tomas Jurco out at least two weeks | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Pulkkinen has 26 goals and 25 assists in 60 games this season with the Griffins.

Weiss goes back to see sports hernia specialist in Philadelaphia | Red Wings Front

The Wings will receive an update regarding Weiss in 7-10 days.

Red Wings continue to be one of NHL's worst teams in the third period, following loss to Blue Jackets | MLive.com

The Wings have been outscored 70-51 in the 3rd period.

NHL News

Rich Peverley done for season, NHL career in question | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
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NHL salary cap projected to be near $71 million next season - SBNation.com
Sweet. Then again, will the Wings spend up to the limit?

GMs expected to suggest three small rule changes including OT swap - CBSSports.com
The GM's aren't pushing for major changes this year.

Is a separatist owner good NHL business? - Sportsnet.ca
Hockey is hockey. When the puck is dropped, all of the separatist politics will vanish, at least until the game is over.

McCarthy: NHL will look at reforming annual combine | TSN
The NHL wants to put limits on the amount of prospects that NHL teams can host for private combines.

John Tavares sends signed jersey to young Isles fan jeered at Jets game - CBSSports.com
There are two non-Red Wing players in the NHL that I really like. Erik Karlsson and John Tavares, both seem to be so classy.

After 29-game absence, Glencross returns for Flames | ProHockeyTalk
Glencross has been out since December 21st.

Bettman: Cap projections could be off a million or two | USA Today
Bettman did say that the cap takes into account fluctuations in currency, and a potential drop in the Canadian dollar will not have a big impact on the cap.

Terry Trafford update: Many questions remain in wake of junior player’s death | Post-to-Post
Some updates regarding the Terry Trafford situation.

Danish hockey players suspended, fired from team after game fixing scandal | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Three hockey players from the Denmark's top-tier have been suspended. The three players were all betting on their respective teams.

Hockey fight ends with high five, hug - SBNation.com
Nothing wrong with a fight, a high five, and a hug.

Ex-Oilers coach Krueger named chairman of English Premier League team | ProHockeyTalk
Krueger was named the chairman of Southampton.

Canucks GM Gillis noncommittal on future of Tortorella | TSN
Forget firing Tortorella, Mike Gillis is the real problem in Vancouver.

Masters of Disaster: The Worst NHL Trade Deadline GMs Ever | The Hockey Writers

Some of the GM's who aren't exactly trade deadline aficionados.

Defining a rivalry - Eyes On The Prize
The Bruins and Habs definitely have a historic rivarlry. Probably the best in all of hockey.

Let's Go Red Wings!