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First Red Wings practice has Blashill’s stamp on it | The Detroit News
A scary collision that injured two players and some ice issues were just some of the challenges for new head coach Jeff Blashill. But for a guy who’s considered to be more of a “player’s coach” than his predecessor, Blashill is certainly getting a lot of respect from the players.

Darren Helm Collides with Jerome Verrier, Both Out for the Time Being – Winging It In Motown
Camp invite Jerome Verrier unfortunately ended up with a broken leg. Darren Helm has a separated shoulder and will be out an estimated 2-4 weeks.

Glendening gets a look at wing – Traverse City Record-Eagle: Local Sports
Detroit gets ever closer to J.J.’s dreaming of icing 12 centers by looking at Luke Glendening on the wing.

NHL Preview: Goaltending is biggest question for Red Wings in 2015 – CBSSports.com
Adam Gretz has a look at the Red Wings over at CBS Sports.

Reacting to the Final Roster Cut at Red Wings Training Camp – Winging It In Motown
Though these rosters aren’t finalized, the important thing is that there will be the Red and White Game tonight.

Around the NHL

The NHL’s New Season’s Resolutions ” Grantland
New season resolutions for fans and hockey media.

Seabrook, Blackhawks reportedly closing in on extension — but how can Chicago make it work? | The Hockey News
Wait, I thought he was supposed to be an expendable piece that was going to solve all their cap woes because he actually wasn’t really that good?

Former Oilers defenceman Whitney retires at age 32 – Sportsnet.ca
Ryan Whitney was regularly picked on for his skating, and he acknowledges it: “You’re like to find stronger and more stable ankles and feet on the residents at your local nursing home.”

DNA test results spur questions in Patrick Kane rape case – Buffalo News
Development over the weekend.

The Oilers have signed Oscar Klefbom to a 7-year contract – The Copper & Blue
I’m honestly not sure Oscar Klefbom is the kind of guy you give a seven-year contract to.

Put a Zid on it: Islanders sign Marek Zidlicky to one-year $1.5 million deal – Lighthouse Hockey
Surprise! The New York Islanders have signed defenseman Marek Zidlicky to a one-year deal which includes bonuses on top of the listed $1.5 million salary.

Did P.K. Subban just out-Cherry Don Cherry? – Eyes On The Prize
This is pretty hilarious.

I don’t feel tardy: Islanders return Ho-Sang to Niagara after late camp arrival – Lighthouse Hockey
Josh Ho-Sang’s chances of making the Islanders dropped to 0.0% today after he was returned to his junior team for showing up late to the first day of camp, according to a tweet from Arthur Staple. For what it’s worth, I think Ho-Sang is handling this about as well as he can.

All NHL arenas will have walk-through metal detectors – Sportsnet.ca
They may use airport-level security measures, but if my experiences with Staples Center are any indication, they shouldn’t induce airport-level security headaches.

Report: Ewen’s death being classified as suicide – Article – TSN
“[Todd] Ewen is the latest in what is becoming a long line of NHL enforcers dying prematurely.”

Blackhawks sign defenseman Michal Rozsival to 1-year contract – Second City Hockey
Chicago is bringing back the 37-year-old veteran.

COG Vs Arizona Coyotes Round 3: Exhaustion – Five For Howling
The CompuBox numbers currently score the first two roudns 20-18 in favor of Glendale, but the referee has been warned to be on the lookout for cheap shots as they get deeper into the scheduled 12-round bout.

NWHL: Reflections on the Riveters First Practice – Blueshirt Banter
Mike Murphy attended NWHL media day and the New York Riveters’ first practice.

Calgary Flames Jiri Hudler says he’s not a babysitter Bennett Gaudreau | ProHockeyTalk
Yeah, well, it’s Jiri Hudler, so what do you expect when . . . you know what, I’m going to leave the joke about Hudler, a babysitter, and “young” unsaid.

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