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Red Wings News

Who was the Red Wings' MVP this season? | MLive.com
Interesting question. No single player stands out, but I think I will go with Henrik Zetterberg. Playoffs aside, he led our team in points and was solid throughout the entire regular season.

Mike Babcock declines comment after meeting with Buffalo Sabres | Detroit Free Press
Mike Babcock met with Sabres on Sunday.

Decision on vacant Detroit hotel could delay $650M Red Wings district plan | MLive.com
Another arena complication has emerged.

NHL News

Lightning F Callahan out after emergency appendectomy | TSN
Ouch! Whether or not Ryan Callahan plays tonight against the Canadiens is unclear.

Caps facing arguably the biggest game in franchise history | ProHockeyTalk
I cannot agree more with this. If the Capitals win tonight, I think they are good enough to win the Cup.

Mike Babcock just one in crowded field of quality coaches for hire - CBSSports.com
Todd McLellan will not be a bad consolation prize for all of those teams that do not manage to sign Mike Babcock.

As scoring drops, NHL regretting legalization of two-line passes? | Puck Daddy
Could the NHL bring back the red line? It seems possible.

Sizing up the summer free agent goalie carousel | The Hockey News
If the Sharks do not bring back Antti Niemi, he will attract a lot of interest this offseason.

Canadiens-Lightning: Who survives the grind? - Sportsnet.ca
I really want the Habs to win this series.

Were the Calgary Flames a fluke this season? | Puck Daddy
The Flames have a good young group developing, and I think they will be able to improve on this season going forward. So no, I do not think that the Flames were a fluke.

Report: NHLPA concerned about ‘the lack of goal-scoring’ | ProHockeyTalk
On the one hand you do not want referees to call more penalties, but having more powerplays is a guaranteed way to increase scoring across the league.

5 reasons why Blackhawks-Ducks could be a classic | USA Today
100 reasons why having the Blackhawks or the Ducks in the Stanley Cup Final would be horrible.

Corey Perry leaves Game 6 with injury after collision - SBNation.com
Perry was quite shaken up by a Matt Stajan hit.

Let's Go Red Wings!