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Cheaters often prosper in the faceoff circle, says Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg | MLive.com
Khan(!) looks at the Wings strategy at the faceoff dot.

Red Wings winning fight for faceoffs | The Detroit News
Hey look, TEd wrote about faceoffs too.

Red Wings’ Jonathan Ericsson not feeling better, doubtful vs. Devils | Detroit Free Press
Don't let the title fool you! Half of Sipple's post here is about faceoffs (this is not a joke. It really is).

Wings are riding puck-possession wave | Detroit Red Wings - News
Why are the Wings doing well in the possession game lately? If you guessed FACEOFFS, you nailed it! Seriously, this is why we hate the Red Wings beat writers. Four beat guys, four articles that are all essentially the same. Does no one have an original thought or question? One person asks about faceoffs, the rest just all listen and write the same exact thing?

The overnight report: Red Wings-Devils set-up | The Malik Report - Kukla's Korner
George with pretty much everything you need to know and more (I bet there's faceoff blurbs in there).

Progress Continues on $627M Detroit Red Wings Arena - ArenaWatch | Curbed Detroit
Latest on the Red Wings new rink. There will be faceoff dots on the new sheet of ice.

Red Wings' Brendan Smith gives holiday shopping advice | FOX Sports
His advice: "Buy everyone a Brendan Smith jersey." I don't have a faceoff joke for this one.

Bertuzzi enjoying the pro hockey life | Sudbury Star
I look forward to the day Tyler Bertuzzi is getting under the other teams' skin and scoring goals (and taking the occasional faceoff).

Around the NHL

Kris Versteeg goes between the legs for gorgeous Carolina goal | SBNation.com
This was the top play in my show last night.

Max Talbot suspended 2 games for hit on Jiri Tlusty | Stanley Cup of Chowder
A few extra days to celebrate the holiday for Talbot.

Canadiens vs Predators Top Six Minutes: Goal Scoring Is Not Allowed Edition | Eyes On The Prize
The Habs have lost 4-in-a-row and are 2-8-0 in their last 10. If both Detroit and Boston win tonight and Montreal loses in regulation, the Canadiens will drop to 3rd place in the Atlantic.

Speculating on Tampa Bay Lightning / St. Louis Blues trade possibility Raw Charge
STAMKOS TO THE LIGHTNING!?!?!?!!!! lol no.

Wild unveil Stadium Series alumni game sweaters | Sportsnet.ca
Looking forward to the Blackhawks alum taking on Dallas!

Let's Go Red Wings.