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Red Wings unravel in third period, losing 4-1 to Columbus in key clash for playoff positioning | MLive.com
That was not fun, time to turn the page to Friday's game against the Oilers.

Red Wings' Jonas Gustavsson hoping to return this week; Darren Helm, Stephen Weiss not skating | MLive.com
Have the Wings just had terrible luck with injuries this past season, or is the training staff doing something wrong? Ever since 2010, it seems as if we can't go a week without another player getting hurt.

Moving on from Jarnkrok | Red Wings Central
Parting is such sweet sorrow.

Detroit Red Wings have mixed opinions when it comes to changing overtime format | MLive.com
While Ken Holland is all for a 3-on-3 OT, others disagree.

Detroit Red Wings' Cory Emmerton keeps NHL drive alive | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Cory Emmerton is an NHL center, just not for the Red Wings.

Red Wings reminded of scary incident with Jiri Fischer after Stars' Rich Peverley collapsed on bench | MLive.com
Unlike the Fischer situation, let's all hope that Peverley can keep on playing.

NHL News

Rich Peverley resting comfortably, continues to be monitored - CBSSports.com
Great news on the Peverley front.

Avs' Parenteau out four weeks with knee injury - Sportsnet.ca
Bad news for the Avalanche. Parenteau has 14 goals and 33 points this season for Colorado.

Missing OHL player Terry Trafford found dead in Michigan - CBSSports.com
Sad day for the hockey community.

What the NHL would look like with a 3-point system - SBNation.com
I wouldn't mind this. What are your thoughts on a potential 3-point system?

Timonen will ‘figure out during the summer’ if he wants to keep playing | ProHockeyTalk
Kimmo Timonen is 38 years old.

NHL emergency standards applauded for saving life of Stars' Rich Peverley - The Hockey News
Not only did the NHL act properly, but quickly. Both of which were crucial in saving Peverley.

Chiasson ‘shaken up’ by Peverley incident, won’t dress for Stars tonight | ProHockeyTalk
Not surprised. Seeing an incident like the Peverley one can be a traumatic experience, especially for someone who has never experienced anything like it before.

Sabres' Chris Stewart likely out for remainder of season - CBSSports.com
Stewart was acquired from the Blues in the Ryan Miller deal.

Evgeny Kuznetsov or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Guy - Japers' Rink
Kuznetsov has finally signed with the Capitals after playing in the KHL for the last couple of seasons.

NHL refs might review own goalie interference calls with penalty box TV | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
This could help reduce the amount of blown goalie interference calls.

Fraser: Refs protocol for postponing a hockey game | TSN
Kerry Fraser breaks down what has to occur for a referee to postpone a game.

GMs wise if they avoid drastic changes on OT | USA Today
Here's an interesting thought: Would the NHL consider bring back the tie? Personally, I would be fine with it. It would reduce the amount of 3-point games, and would also give teams a reason to play for the win towards the end of OT, instead of just waiting it out for the shootout.

NHL polling fans on Seattle, Las Vegas as hockey cities | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports Canada
I fully support a team in Seattle. The city is sports crazy, and is a big enough market to host a team. Las Vegas on the other hand, I don't think so.

How much of an epidemic are shootouts? Not quite at all - Raw Charge
Say what you will, but I do not believe that shootouts are a fair way to decide a hockey game.

Daly: Quebec politics won't influence expansion - Sportsnet.ca

The only market that is more suitable for an NHL team is Seattle. The NHL would be making the wrong decision if they chose to not expand back to Quebec City.

Draisaitl jumps into top 10 in Button's latest draft rankings | TSN
Craig Button has updated his 2014 NHL Draft rankings.

Malkin denies ‘rift’ with Ovechkin, but admits there was no ‘chemistry’ | ProHockeyTalk
The Russian's were criticized for not splitting up Ovechkin and Malkin during the Olympics.

1,000th game bittersweet for captain Henrik Sedin as Canucks struggle - The Hockey News
Regardless of the state of the Canucks, it is an impressive milestone for Sedin.

Roundup: Islanders use seven-goal third to beat Canucks | USA Today

Is Tortorella's tenure in Vancouver nearing its end?

Let's Go Red Wings!