Quick Hits: Blashill backs Red Wings, but Cup odds not favorable

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Detroit Red Wings notes: World Cup rosters set to be revealed; confidence in Brendan Smith | MLive.com
I really like this quote: "There's no elite players out there. Let's go with the group we have. I told our guys before (Monday's) game, 'This is what I wanted. I wanted our group.' I believe in our group. I think we've got a chance to do special things. Do we have to play better? Yeah, we got to continue to grow."

Petr Mrazek expected back as Detroit Red Wings prepare for Blackhawks | Detroit Free Press
Mrazek is going to steal one of these Hawks games.

Wings’ odds to win Stanley Cup get longer | The Detroit News
Not totally shocked by this. Vegas knows their stuff.

AT IT AGAIN | Grand Rapids Griffins
The week ahead in GR.

Visit NHL.com/360 to see the cool panoramic photo like the one of the WIIM crew is in above (Kyle is essentially mooning Graham).

Around the NHL

Christian Ehrhoff will play vs. Red Wings | Second City Hockey
Welp... we're screwed.

30 Thoughts: Wrapping up the NHL trade deadline | Sportsnet.ca
One thought: Read this.

Get your NHL awards odds (Kane heavily favored to win Hart) | ProHockeyTalk
Larkin hanging in there.

McDavid and Eichel are really good | NHL.com

Let's Go Red Wings.

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