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Poll: Who are the two greatest wingers in Detroit Red Wings history? | MLive.com
Gordie Howe is by far the greatest. There is no debate there. Whether to chose Ted Lindsay or Brendan Shanahan as the second greatest is a bit more difficult. I'll go with Lindsay.

Olympia agrees to improve disability access at Joe Louis Arena | Crain's Detroit Business
There will now be 45 wheelchair accessible seats, and better accessibility for restrooms and food/snack stands.

Red Wings Firsts: Alexey Marchenko - Detroit Red Wings

I do not view Marchenko as a better player than Sproul or Ouellet, but he certainly has the talent to be an NHL defenseman. For a 7th-round draft pick, you really cannot complain.

Who's your Red Wing? Stevie vs. Gordie in final matchup (vote here) | Detroit Free Press

It is really tough to chose between these two. For my grandfather, Howe would certainly be the choice. But, for myself, who never saw Howe play, I will have to go with Stevie Y.

NHL News

Kings, Sharks outdoor game at 49ers’ new stadium now official | Puck Daddy
I've said it before, but how can you possibly justify using thousands of gallons of water when you are in one of the worst droughts in your state's history?

Rafalski headlines list of U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductees | ProHockeyTalk
Congratulations to Rafalski! Karyn Bye Dietz, Jeff Sauer, and Lou Vairo will also be inducted.

This Or That? Leafs' JVR vs. Habs' Pacioretty - Sportsnet.ca
Personally, I think that Pacioretty is the better player, or at least the one I would rather want on my team. Plus, Montreal > Toronto.

Trying to make sense of the ‘rebuild’ in San Jose | ProHockeyTalk
The thing with the Sharks is that they still have the talent to be a good team. But, a lot of their most talented players are past their prime. For the Sharks, rebuilding on the fly may be the best thing.

NHL top pick Ekblad sidelined with concussion | USA Today
Ekblad was concussed in a game for Canada's World Junior team against the Czech Republic.

Top 10 NHL teams that improved the most this offseason | Puck Daddy
Just like last season, I felt that the Stars improved the most. They added both Spezza and Hemsky, and they employ Jim Nill, which is always a nice plus.

Laich: Missing playoffs ‘might’ve been greatest day going forward’ for Caps | ProHockeyTalk
Missing the playoffs can ignite a fire in a team, but it does not guarantee it. For the Capitals, a change was obviously necessary. When you have players like Ovechkin you have to perform better in the playoffs.

Every Canucks jersey combined into 1 disgusting nightmare sweater - SBNation.com

It looks like a Swedish hockey jersey with all of the advertisements on it.

Let's Go Red Wings!