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Red Wings can't complete comeback in third period, losing to Montreal Canadiens, 5-4 | MLive.com
These last two letdowns won't matter if we win on Saturday. We have to beat Toronto.

Datsyuk remains positive about return - Detroit Red Wings - News
I don't see Datsyuk returning this season if the Wings don't make the playoffs.

An Analytical Look At Nyquist's Scoring Spree | The Hockey Writers
A statistical look at Nyquist's recent streak.

Does Gustav Nyquist Deserve to Be in Hart Trophy Discussion? - Octopus Thrower
This is a tad bit extreme. But, he is our MVP.

Playoff bubble watch — Red Wings edition | ProHockeyTalk
We will still make the playoffs. No doubt about it.

NHL News

After Brodeur's 'embarrassing' call out, Sean Avery responds with burn of the year | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Hey Marty, do you want some ice with that?

Senators RW Ryan to have season-ending hernia surgery | TSN
The Senators' season goes from bad to worse.

The answer to this NHL 'Jeopardy!' question is not 'Magic Johnson' - SBNation.com
You don't have to be a hockey expert to know that Magic Johnson played in the NBA not the NHL.

Ex-boxing champ Bowe calls out Leafs' Carlyle - Sportsnet.ca
This is what Riddick Bowe said: "If the Maple Leafs lose tomorrow I'm going to knock out Randy Carlyle. One punch between the eyes". Someone is a passionate fan!

Record-setting Roy Sommer an AHL legend | USA Today
Roy Sommer coached his 1,257th career AHL game on Wednesday.

Poll: Which has been the most disappointing Canadian team? | ProHockeyTalk
The Oilers and Flames aren't having disappointing seasons, as they are simply bad teams. Which leaves me with either the Canucks or Senators. I'll go with Vancouver.

Twitter: A Hockey Troll's Heaven | The Hockey Writers
There is no need to attack a player's family on Twitter.

Iowa-Charlotte AHL brawl sees 230 PIMs in third period (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Whenever you think that the NHL is becoming too soft, just flip over to an AHL game and there you go.

Fantasy Pool Look: Top 10 fantasy impact events of 2013-14 | Post-to-Post
Yes, Gustav Nyquist is on this list.

Who are the most disciplined and undisciplined teams in the NHL? | ProHockeyTalk
The Wings are in the middle of the pack in this category.

Looking back: The anniversary of one of the biggest trades in Flames franchise history - Matchsticks and Gasoline
The Flames needed to trade Iggy, and while the return was far too low, it was all they could get.

PHOTO: Alex Burrows chips his front tooth ... on a granola bar - CBSSports.com
I don't even know what to say.

Let's Go Red Wings!