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Chris Chelios will work with Detroit Red Wings' defensemen, assist U.S. | Detroit Free Press
Chris Chelios will be working with the Wings next season, but not as an assistant to Jeff Blashill, according to this report. He will work with the Wings' defensemen, in addition to being an assistant coach to the U.S. WJC team.

Red Wings' Gustav Nyquist wins Play of Year Showdown after finishing second a year ago | MLive.com
Congratulations to Gustav Nyquist! Tomas Tatar won the competition last season, beating out Nyquist in the final.

How Low Can It Go? New Red Wings Arena To ‘Set The Standard’ For Fan Experience | CBS Detroit
The bowl of the Wings' new arena will be deep into the ground.

Red Wings free-agent focus: Offensive-minded Mike Green at the head of the class on defense | MLive.com
Mike Green would be a good addition to the Wings' team, but he will come at too steep of a price tag for my liking.

Checking in with Scotty Bowman (a Red Army exclusive) | MiHockey
Scotty Bowman talks about the Russian Five.

NHL News

Mike Reilly heads to free agency after choosing not to sign with Blue Jackets | Puck Daddy
I would not be surprised if Reilly ends up signing with the Blackhawks, his hometown team. Also, I love the tweet by Ryan Johansen.

If the Avs trade O’Reilly, they need to hit a home run | ProHockeyTalk
Ryan O'Reilly is young, a center, and really good. I would want him with the Red Wings, but I have a feeling that the Avs will be demanding an outrageous return for him.

See the results of SB Nation's 2015 NHL mock draft - SBNation.com
Today the Red Wings make their pick in SBNation's very own mock draft. Kyle is making our pick.

Bowman vows to keep Saad in Chicago ‘for years to come’ | ProHockeyTalk
Brandon Saad will almost certainly be a Blackhawk next season, but his new contract may lead to the end Patrick Sharp's, or another Blackhawk's, time in Chicago.

Someone has already put a tiny baby in the Stanley Cup - SBNation.com
As long as no one emulates Kris Draper's kid in the Cup.

Let's Go Red Wings!