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Red Wings News

Red Wings prospect Dylan Larkin to make decision on future after World Championship | MLive.com
Really wondering what kind of sales pitch the Wings are going to have for the kid. I'm sure he's ready for a next step, whether that means AHL or NHL is yet to be seen, but he's got a lot of options.

Franzen ‘a lot better’ but unsure if he’ll return to hockey
This is an inspired article.

City of Rockford, Mich., changes name to "Griffinville" for next two weeks - MiHockey - MiHockeyNow & MiHockeyMag
I love this kind of stuff. It's lame, to be sure, but it's also fun.

Grand Rapids Griffins: Griffins vs. Icehogs
The Griffins' official series preview.

Wings brass scrutinize foursome's development - Detroit News
Forwards Andreas Athanasiou, Tyler Bertuzzi, Anthony Mantha and Dylan Larkin provide glimpse of the future

Around the NHL

North Dakota's search for new team name corrupted by snarky public - CBSSports.com
Some of these are amazing. Love the Spanish Inquisition one.

What today's Voynov court proceedings mean, going forward- Kings Blog: Orange County Register
An update on the ongoing domestic violence case of the NHL's Slava Voynov.

Jamie Benn, Alex Ovechkin, Carey Price named finalists for Ted Lindsay Award | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Interesting to see the players put Benn in the running instead of Tavares.

Judge orders Bettman to testify on concussions lawsuit - Article - TSN
Rest assured whatever he says will be weasely.

End of the Ice Age: Nassau Coliseum ice removed for the final time - Lighthouse Hockey
The final ice removal at Nassau Coliseum was captured in a series of tweets by Newsday videographer Bobby Cassidy.

Brandon Prust fined over comments about Brad Watson - Eyes On The Prize
That'll teach him.