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Holland: ‘We’re probably going to try to do something’ with Alfredsson | ProHockeyTalk
Holland seems to indicate that Alfredsson will most likely re-sign with the Wings.

Does Mitch Callahan have a place in the Detroit Red Wings lineup? - Octopus Thrower
In the future, Callahan may have a spot on the team. I do not view him as much more than a borderline bottom-6 forward, but he could be a nice guy to have filling out the roster. He does bring a nice edge to his game.

What We Learned: Is this the Red Wings' last stand? | Puck Daddy
I honestly think that the worst is behind us. The Wings are having a good group of young players merging into the team. There are growing pains, and there may be organizational problems, but, I do not think that the end is near.

MLive readers select all-time Detroit Red Wings team that's loaded with Hall of Famers | MLive.com
MLive's team has Bowman as coach, Sawchuk in goal, Lidström and Konstantinov on defense, Howe and Lindsay on the wings, with Yzerman as center. You really cannot complain about that team.

NHL News

Kings to retire Blake’s number Jan. 17 | ProHockeyTalk
Blake spent the majority of his career with the Kings, and won a Stanley Cup with the Avalanche in 2001. This is a deserved honor to say the least.

Will Marc Savard’s return to hockey affect Bruins injury status? | Puck Daddy
Savard has been hired as a scout for the Ottawa 67s. Bill Daly said that the NHL does not expect this move to have any effect on Savard's LTIR situation with the Bruins.

Selanne tempted by KHL offer | ProHockeyTalk
I have a feeling that he will take the offer. It is a lot of money, even if he just plays the home games. Plus, playing in Finland would be really special for him.

Scorned NHLers dare former coach, GM to take Ice Bucket Challenge - SBNation.com

Nikolai Kulemin and Mikhail Grabovski challenged Dave Nonis and Randy Carlyle.

NHL rumors: Capitals favorites among suitors for Paul Bissonnette - CBSSports.com
Wait a second, Bissonnette has "suitors"? Apparently the Capitals, Wild, and Penguins all want to sign him.

Charles Wang hit with $10 million lawsuit for reportedly backing out of deal to sell Isles | Puck Daddy
Wang appears to have had a change of mind, or of heart.

Let's look back at Matt Duchene's embarrassment of Karl Alzner, the Capitals - SBNation.com
Was this a great goal by Duchene or terrible defense by Alzner? I would say that it's a bit of both.

Jets sign D Brouillette to one-year, two-way contract | TSN

Julien Brouillette played 10 games for the Capitals last season, scoring one goal and two points.

WATCH: Henrik, Daniel Sedin square off in penalty kick shootout - CBSSports.com
Most European hockey players play football when they are younger, and when they turn 14-15 they choose the sport which they are best at. The Sedin's may not be nearly as good as Zlatan, but they aren't bad either.

Cherry tells Hockey Canada to "smarten up" | ProHockeyTalk

Serious thought: Don Cherry running against Rob Ford for Mayor of Toronto.

Let's Go Red Wings!