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For Tuesday, September 22, 2015

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Detroit Red Wings News

Red Wings Release Roster And Lines For First Preseason Game Against Blackhawks - Winging It In Motown
The Red Wings' first preseason game is tonight. Get primed for it here, or read up on it now so it'll make sense when the final score comes out if you can't watch the game.

Anthony Mantha nets two in Detroit Red Wings scrimmage, eyes more
Honestly, I feel like every time I've heard the name Anthony Mantha this month, it was followed by "scored some goals" either in the Prospect Tournament or in training camp. This is the guy the Red Wings drafted, and I hope he breaks out and snipes some lasers past opposing netminders.

Red Wings Assign/Release 15 Players from Preseason Roster - Winging It In Motown
The first round of roster cuts leaves the Red Wings with 57 players and a couple weeks to go before that magic number of 23 needs to be hit.

Red Wings practice three-on-three play in camp, new overtime format receives glowing reviews | MLive.com
As much fun as the players have, I hope we don't have to see it very often.

Helm, Verrier healing - Detroit Red Wings - News
Darren Helm and camp invitee Jerome Verrier collided on the ice during the first day of Red Wings camp and now begin the healing process. At least Helm is feeling good.

Red Wings Season Preview: Jeff Blashill takes the reins | theScore
Poor Kyle Quincey. No one can spell your name right.

Around the NHL

Tickets for Avs-Red Wings game at Coors Field on sale Oct. 27 | The Denver Post
Tickets to the game between the Colorado Avalanche and Detroit Red Wings at Coors Field will go on sale at 10 a.m. Oct. 27, the Avs announced Monday.

Colorado Avalanche Reveal Stadium Series Jerseys - Mile High Hockey
I wish I could live in a reality where I never saw these jerseys.

USA Hockey confirms John Tortorella will coach World Cup squad | ProHockeyTalk
Better keep him away from Canada's locker room so he doesn't try to barge in and start wailing on people.

Metal Detectors at Rexall Place, A Solution in Search of a Problem. - The Copper & Blue
I'm still firmly in the camp that it won't be that bad unless the arena is really unequipped to handle the NHL's new metal detector mandate, but I think this piece raises some good points about how the NHL went about implementing this policy.

Jack Eichel tames the Wild in Pre-Season Opener - Hockey Wilderness
Jack Eichel, a new American hero.

NHL, NHLPA project windfall profit for World Cup of Hockey - Article - TSN
"It's also possible the NHL and NHLPA will decide to add corporate advertising to World Cup team jerseys, which would further add to the tournament's profits. The league and union have asked marketers in recent months to pay $8 million in exchange for ads on jerseys."

Report: Jack Johnson bankruptcy claims are being disputed - Puck Drunk Love
Jack Johnson's bankruptcy claims are currently being disputed. The defenseman is accused of lying about how his debt was accumulated. Well, if this isn't a fine mess.

Ducks Ink G John Gibson To Extension - Anaheim Calling
Three years and $2.3 million AAV? No thanks.

NBCSN to host ‘Slap Shot’ doubleheader for Kraft Hockeyville | ProHockeyTalk
Just trying to capture the spirit of the thing.