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In Red Wings Land

Detroit Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg golfing in Scotland a good sign? | Freep

Another beautiful day. #trumpinternational

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It’s a good sign if he’s recruiting Erik Karlsson to join the Red Wings.

Late-blooming Red Wings prospect David Pope has shooter’s mentality | MLive

I feel like we’ve kind of forgotten about David Pope after all the excitement from the Red Wings’ draft. He’s not going to make the opening night roster out of training camp, but I’d absolutely love to see him tear it up with the Griffins and force his way up the depth chart.

Around the League

Cap Comparables: Kucherov cashes in, but doesn’t break the bank | Sportsnet

Steve Yzerman locks up another one of his star players. I’m curious if he can still figure out a way to trade for Karlsson and fit him under the cap with a possible extension worth around $11 million per season.