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In Red Wings Land

Bertuzzi was originally given a 4-6 game timeline but will now be sidelined for a total of seven contests due to his upper-body issue. - CBS

Bertuzzi was originally given a 4-6 game timeline but will now be sidelined for a total of seven contests due to his upper-body issue.

I miss him.

Around the NHL

Ex-Minnesota Wild captain Mikko Koivu retires with Columbus Blue Jackets - ESPN

“This was not an easy decision for me as I have loved every minute of my short time in Columbus and really hoped to be able to help this team accomplish its goals this season,” Koivu said in a statement, released by the Blue Jackets. “But the bottom line is I haven’t been able to get to the level of play that I need to be true to myself and fair to my teammates, so the time is right for me to retire from hockey.”

Koivu preemptively benching himself forever before Torts could do it.