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Detroit deal with creditor FGIC includes Joe Louis ARena site | Detroit Free Press
NOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (this was inevitable, but still).

Jimmy Howard quickly putting last season behind him after Red Wings' first three games | MLive.com
If there has been one major positive sign to start the Wings' new season, it has been Jimmy Howard. He has looked fantastic so far, and while he will not be marvelous for all of his starts this season, if he can play as good as he has done in the Wings' first three games on a more consistent basis, the Wings will be able to push for a top-3 spot in the Atlantic Division.

St. James: Red Wings’ Glendening is making the grade | Detroit Free Press
Like him or not, Luke Glendening is making a pretty strong case to the Wings that they should keep him for the long-term.

Red Wings need to re-energize quickly with home-and-home series on tap against Toronto | MLive.com
All we need is a pair of wins this weekend and we can all be happy!

Detroit Red Wings GM won't rush Daniel Alfredsson's retirement decision | ESPN
Holland is giving Alfredsson all the time that he needs to make a decision. Alfie's decision is purely up to himself.

Ask Ansar: On the Red Wings' pursuit of Tyler Myers and other options for upgrading the defense | MLive.com
Questions were asked, and Ansar answered.

NHL News

Video: Dupuis stretchered off after getting hit by puck | ProHockeyTalk
Let's all hope that he is ok!

Tyler Seguin scores game-winning goal, completes Dallas comeback with 2.9 seconds to play - SBNation.com
Jim Nill may have hollanded the Bruins better on this trade than Ken Holland has ever hollanded anyone.

Tavares scores shootout winner as Islanders remain unbeaten with win over Sharks | TSN
I am telling you, John Tavares is going to win the Hart Trophy this season. And the Islanders are going to lose to the Red Wings in the Eastern Conference Final.

Watch KHL penalty box attendant try to calm down an incensed Alex Radulov (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Someone is a bit angry. I would be scared if I was the attendant. You never know what an enraged hockey player might do.

MacKinnon feels like he’s ‘playing decent,’ despite lack of production | ProHockeyTalk
At his current pace, MacKinnon is only on track to score barely over 20 points this season. He will obviously pick up his pace, but, maybe the sophomore slump has hit him?

Parenteau scores twice in Habs win vs Bruins - Sportsnet.ca
The Canadiens beat the Bruins by a score of 6-4.

Connor McDavid power rankings: The NHL embarks on its great tank battle - SBNation.com
Regardless of which team ends up drafting McDavid, they will have found themselves a generational player. For the time being at least. Would McDavid want to play out his career in Carolina? Probably not.

OHL owner’s son retires after scoring zero goals in 95 games | The Hockey News
For what it is worth, Trevor Gillies scored seven goals in 174 career OHL games.

VIDEO: Cory Schneider allows season's wackiest goal so far - CBSSports.com
Not the best performance last night from Cory Schneider.

Ex-ref Fraser explains why Phaneuf-Iginla fight was stopped | ProHockeyTalk
Interesting. The NHL has apparently told referees that if they can safely prevent a fight from occurring, that they should do so. I do not think that this is an incredibly major shift in policy, but it certainly changes the NHL's tone on fighting.

Barry Brust is the world’s most entertaining goalie | Puck Daddy
I mean, the guy headbutted an opposing player, and then dove to the ground in an effort that would make Dustin Brown proud.

The legend of 'Dancing Kevin,' the shirtless, gyrating Blue Jackets fan - SBNation.com
When people why wonder why Ohio is such a terrible state, just tell them to check out this article.

Enough, Oilers – latest loss proves it’s time for major changes | The Hockey News
What have the Oilers done wrong to be this bad after all of those top-draft picks? Or, more importantly, what do they have to do now to avoid continually being bad as they stack up on more top-picks?

Let's Go Red Wings!