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For Thursday, November 26, 2015

"There's going to be extra stuffing!"
"There's going to be extra stuffing!"
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Detroit Red Wings News

Boston 3 - Detroit 2 (OT): Not Thankful For This - Winging It In Motown
Yeah, no.

Ferraro's return to Detroit with Bruins 'a little weird' | The Detroit News
More on Landon Ferraro's return to Detroit with the Boston Bruins, and it has now been one day since Danny DeKeyser was hit in the face with a puck.

Vatrano drops Zetterberg with slew foot | theScore.com
Fuck you, Frank Vatrano.

Getting To Know Jeff Blashill's System - Defensive Zone Coverage - Winging It In Motown
I'm thankful for Prashanth's series of posts on these things for making me a better hockey fan.

Detroit Red Wings' foreign players like Thanksgiving holiday | Detroit Free Press
Plenty of foreign-born players on the Red Wings enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday after experiencing it at least once.

Mark and Marty Howe talk about Gordie's dramatic recovery - NHL - SI.com
An interview with Mark and Marty Howe on their father's recovery and other topics from today's NHL.

Wings' Blashill: 'I thought it was our best game of the year' | Detroit Free Press
Coach was a fan of the process of last night.

WIIM Radio Special Edition: Michelle talks European prospects with Patrik Bexell - Winging It In Motown
Full WIIM Radio interview with Patrik Bexell about Red Wings European prospects, the SHL as a developmental league, and much more hockey talk.

Around the NHL

Frank Vatrano and the Bruins defy statistics, win 3-2 in OT - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Quick take from the enemy.

Carey Price injured again - Eyes On The Prize
"Perhaps he did in fact come back too soon." If you're Montreal, why on earth would you even risk it? You sit Carey Price down and you tell him he ain't seeing a second of ice time until he's fully healthy.

Oilers' Nail Yakupov injured in collision with official - Sportsnet.ca
The official skating out of the way from a faceoff happens dozens of times a game, yet only now does a players seem to get hurt from it.

C’Mon Ref: How NHL officials are held accountable - Article - TSN
I see the NFL and college football coming out and announcing publicly when officials make crucial mistakes that affect the outcome of the game. I just don't think there's any point to it if the outcome is never going to be changed.

Why NHL COO John Collins quit: ‘I feel like I’ve left nothing undone’ | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"His new venture will be announced on Monday; and while details are fairly under wraps, we can tell you it involves management of Super Bowl-level events in sports and entertainment and has some significant financial backing from high-profile investors."

Canadiens vs Rangers Top Six Minutes: Price injured as Habs rout New York - Eyes On The Prize
I'm gonna keep saying it just to make myself feel better: Montreal won't be winning the Stanley Cup, and they can start going on a long losing streak anytime now.

Shane Prince, Craig Anderson Lead the Ottawa Senators past the Colorado Avalanche - Silver Seven
Two goals and an assist for Shane Prince, with the goals coming three minutes apart. Is Prince going to become the forward version of last season's Hamburglar story?

Breaking news: NWHL, ESPN announce partnership to stream on ESPN3 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Better late than never.

Marc Bergevin signs contract extension until 2022 - Eyes On The Prize
Lots of Habs news from yesterday.