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Weighing the pros and cons of the Detroit Red Wings re-signing Daniel Alfredsson (with poll) | MLive.com
The biggest pro with re-signing Alfredsson is that he co-led the team in points last season. He will probably not hit that mark this year, but he will certainly contribute a significant amount of points. Enough points to warrant his roster spot. The con is that he does take up a roster spot, which could be given to a player like Tomas Jurco, and that the Wings only have a little over $5 million in cap space, with DeKeyser still unsigned.

Forward Riley Sheahan has a kick coaching at Red Wings Youth Camp | The Detroit News
Sheahan was a guest coach at the Wings' youth camp at Joe Louis Arena. Glendening was a guest coach on Monday, and DeKeyser will be one today.

2014 NHL Prospect Tournament Schedule Announced | The Left Wing Lock
The tournament begins on September 12th in Traverse City, and runs through the 16th.

Red Wings outlook: Gustav Nyquist hopes to build on his breakout season | MLive.com
Nyquist may fall victim to a sophomore slump, but his stats will probably be better when compared to last season. If nothing else, he will probably play another 20 games. Also, this is a contract year for Nyquist. He may be extra motivated as a result.

NHL News

Report: Habs owner stepped in to get Subban deal done | ProHockeyTalk
The Canadiens owner, Geoff Molson, apparently told Marc Bergevin that he had to sign P.K. long-term instead of taking what the arbitrator would give Subban.

Remembering the Montreal Maroons, the team that built the legendary Forum - SBNation.com
There used to be another team in the city of Montreal, the Maroons. The team left Montreal in 1938 for St. Louis, but it did not work out there, and they suspended operations after only one season.

Paul Bissonnette uses helicopter, glacier water to win Ice Bucket Challenge | Puck Daddy
What a great, creative way to take on the challenge. Bissonnette hit this one out of the park.

Report: Bruins’ Krug receives KHL offer | ProHockeyTalk
He seems to be actually considering the offer. The Bruins are over the salary cap at the moment, so it would not be completely unreasonable for Krug to sign a one-year deal in the KHL. I doubt it happens. But, I hope it does.

Canadiens' Subban happy with new deal; ready to start season | TSN
How can you not be happy with an eight-year, $72 million deal? Not too shabby to say the least.

The time Brad Marchand single-handedly made the Kings look silly - SBNation.com
You cannot deny that it was a pretty nice goal. But, Marchand scored it, so thumbs down.

NHL rumors: Predators, Ryan Ellis still 'a ways apart' on new contract - CBSSports.com
Ellis is an RFA after finished off his entry-level deal. He has a lot of potential, but he still has a lot to prove.

Oilers ink Draisaitl to entry-level deal | ProHockeyTalk
The Oilers drafted Leon Draisaitl with the third overall pick in this years draft.

Watch: Canadiens’ P.K. Subban tries out his French | For The Win
You would think that the potential future Habs captain would speak better French.

Let's Go Red Wings!