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Michigan approves funding to demolish Joe Louis Arena | The Detroit News

Dream comes true for radio substitute - Detroit Red Wings - News
Mark Kelly was called in to replace Ken Kal last night.

Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk says he's started skating; club hoping Stephen Weiss shows progress soon | MLive.com

Come on Pavel, we need you back!

Why Mike Babcock will win the Jack Adams | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Finally, someone else agrees with me!

NHL News

Evgeni Malkin out 2-3 weeks with foot injury - PensBurgh
Bad news for the Penguins. Good news for the Eastern Conference.

Christian Folin could make instant impact as college free agent - CBSSports.com
Anyone heard anything about this guy being connected with the Wings?

Oilers’ reliance on past glories is to blame for current miseries | Post-to-Post
There are a lot of reasons why the Oilers are as bad as they currently are, and this is one of them.

Jaromir Jagr doesn’t like autograph hounds | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Neither do I. Be respectful to the players.

Leafs sign Knodel to one-year, entry-level deal - Sportsnet.ca
Eric Knodel was a free agent after playing for the University of New Hampshire.

Report: Rangers’ Kreider could miss about one month with hand injury | ProHockeyTalk
Kreider, who may have broken his hand, has scored 37 points this season for the Rangers.

New Hampshire's Trevor van Riemsdyk Signs with Chicago Blackhawks - SB Nation College Hockey
Trevor is the younger brother of Toronto's James van Riemsdyk.

Sean Avery blames producer for early 'Dancing with the Stars' exit - CBSSports.com
Excuses, excuses. Maybe he is just a terrible dancer?

The Anatomy of a Cup Contender - Silver Seven
All you need is a whole lotta Nyquist.

Report: Panthers part with assistant GM Santos | ProHockeyTalk
George Santos has been with the team since 2010.

Oilers' Yakupov to resume skating later this week | TSN
The Oilers can use all the help they can get right now.

See the evolution of NHL jerseys since 1917 in one tremendous graphic | For The Win
Interesting. The jersey's have changed quite a bit over time.

The Top Draft-Eligible European Goalies | The Hockey Writers
Taking a look at some of the best European netminders who are eligible for the 2014 NHL Draft.

OSU’s Meyer apologizes for ‘no pro teams in Columbus’ remark, says he’s pulling for Jackets | ProHockeyTalk
Meyer said it was all a big misunderstanding. I'm not buying it.

Fraser: How much can a player chirp before getting tossed? | TSN
Based off of reading Bertuzzi's lips, I would say that players can get away with quite a bit.

Let's Go Red Wings!