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Wings midseason grades: Young players fuel rise | The Detroit News
Mr. TEd hands out his grades. Dylan Larkin is at the head of the class. Brendan Smith apparently missed the bus.

Krupa: To succeed, Red Wings need both goaltenders | The Detroit News
Krups "News" & "Views"

World Juniors Conclude: Finland Takes Gold, Russia Takes Silver, and The United States Takes Bronze | Winging It In Motown
Michelle's excellent World Juniors recap.

Johan Franzen does another amazing lookalike on Instagram | Winging It In Motown
Post Mike Babcock Mule is the best version of Mule (outside of 2008 playoff Mule, of course).

MOOSE TRACKS | Grand Rapids Griffins
A rare loss for the Griffs.

Around the NHL

ReCat: Cat On A Hot Ten Roof | Litter Box Cats
The Panthers just won't lose.

Canadiens vs Flyers Top Six Minutes: Can we pretend that didn't happen? | Eyes On The Prize
Meanwhile, the Habs just won't win.

Zach Sill threw an ugly hit on Adam McQuaid | Stanley Cup of Chowder
Stupid and totally unnecessary.

‘I let my teammates down’: Benn, Seguin benched in loss to Rangers | ProHockeyTalk
Are the Stars' stars falling?

Blue Jackets and Wild tie NHL record with goals two seconds apart (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Cool empty net goal.

30 Thoughts: Good luck intimidating Yzerman | Sportsnet.ca
I hope Yzerman doesn't get a good deal. As a division foe, I hope they get worse.

Let's Go Red Wings.

Since Kulfan forgot about him in his article, what mid-season grade would you give Brendan Smith?