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Red Wings News

Gave: With NHL teams seeking Blashill, Wings want Babcock situation resolved quickly | FOX Sports
From the "no shit" files.

Red Wings Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar help Slovakia to OT win in World Championship | MLive.com
Maybe these two will be a good dangerous pair together next season?

Grand Rapids Griffins Advance To Western Conference Semi-Finals - The Malik Report
Congrats to the Griffins on beating the Marlies.

Stephen Weiss unsure of role with Red Wings after frustrating season
"Asked whether he thought he had a role on the team next season, Weiss said: "After the way things ended this year? No, not really."

Around the NHL

Calgary Flames try to use outsider doubt as power against Ducks | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Yeah I don't think this is a motivation problem, but rather a "Anaheim is a better hockey team" problem.

A Blues Fan's List of Demands - St. Louis Game Time

Peter Chiarelli Demotes Craig MacTavish, But Keeps Him As Right-Hand Man - The Copper & Blue
In a fitting description of the decision, Peter Chiarelli says Craig MacTavish will be his "number 2".

On Death and Dying, Or How I Processed the New York Islanders Playoff Exit - Lighthouse Hockey
Still stuck on anger.

2015 NHL Playoffs: Jonathan Drouin and the Tampa Bay Lightning's 4th line problem - Raw Charge
Can you imagine if Tampa had used that draft pick to take Seth Jones like they should have? Pretty sure he'd be getting playing time this postseason.