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Detroit Red Wings will announce Jeff Blashill as new head coach next week | MLive.com
By the end of next week, Jeff Blashill should officially be the Red Wings next head coach.

Bracket: Who's the best coach in state history? | Detroit Free Press
The Free Press has put together a competition to determine who is the best coach in Michigan sports history. For me it has to be Scotty Bowman.

Vote on hotel near Red Wings arena development coming next week | MLive.com
A vote regarding the future of Hotel Park Avenue will take place next week.

Lightning respect Detroit Red Wings most of teams they've beat | Detroit Free Press
I really do believe that if we had beaten the Lightning we would be playing the Blackhawks right now.

NHL News

Comeback ‘Hawks: Chicago stuns Tampa Bay with late rally to take Game 1 | ProHockeyTalk
The Blackhawks' comeback shows you how quickly a game can change.

Lightning’s Alex Killorn scores preposterous no-look backhand goal in Stanley Cup Final | For The Win
Great tap-in by Killorn yesterday to score the first goal of the Final.

Bettman says Coyotes, Panthers safe from relocation; NHL expansion possible | Puck Daddy
The Panthers and Coyotes are safe in Florida and Arizona, for now at least.

Professional hockey players desperately try and fail to hit a hockey puck - SBNation.com
Pucks are small sneaky things.

Report: Penguins owners (especially Lemieux) ponder sale of ‘some or all’ of franchise | ProHockeyTalk
Depending on the amount that Mario Lemieux and Ron Burkle could fetch for the team, they may be interested in selling the franchise.

Report: Wilson to lead US at world juniors | TSN
Ron Wilson has not coached since being fired by the Maple Leafs in 2012.

Lightning, Blackhawks fans get premature ‘Stanley Cup Champions’ tattoos - SBNation.com
Maybe it is just my general distaste toward tattoos, but I do not understand the logic behind getting one of your team winning the Cup before Game 1 has even been played.

Why the Blackhawks’ playoff experience won’t matter as much as you think | The Hockey News
Going back to 1995, the three most experienced Cup winning teams are the Wings' 1998, 2008, and 2002 teams, respectively.

Blackhawks trying to become closest thing to modern NHL dynasty | CBSSports.com
If the Blackhawks win the Cup this year, like it or not, the dynasty label may be deserved.

Let's Go Red Wings!