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In Red Wings Land

Mike Tirico to call Red Wings game on NBCSN, his first NHL assignment | Freep

NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico, who lives in Ann Arbor, will call his first-ever NHL game on Feb. 20 at Little Caesars Arena where the Detroit Red Wings take on the Chicago Blackhawks.

I’ve always thought that Tirico has done a great job in his career whether it was on Monday Night Football or the NBA or even golf. It’ll be cool to hear a new voice on an NHL broadcast.

Around the League

NHL Trade Rumour Roundup: Leafs, Lightning in on Simmonds? | Sportsnet

There doesn’t appear to be any juicy rumors about Gus Nyquist or Jimmy Howard.

Ranking the top 10 NHL dynasties of all time | ESPN

Two Wings’ dynasties made the top 10 here.