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Pavel Datsyuk work of art ruined by NHL goalie interference rul…

Pavel Datsyuk work of art ruined by NHL goalie interference rules (Video)

yahoo.com NHL.com Updated 19 hours ago
Pavel Datsyuk returned to the Detroit Red Wings lineup on Tuesday night and did what Pavel Datsyuk does, which is score a ridiculous goal: Blazing speed into the Montreal Canadiens zone, a dangle to the middle, a spinning backhand perfectly placed past …
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  • Maple Leafs' Kozun out six weeks with ankle sprain

    Maple Leafs' Kozun out six weeks with ankle sprain

    NHL.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Brandon Kozun will miss a minimum of six weeks with a high ankle sprain, coach Randy Carlyle said Monday according to TSN. Kozun was injured going into the boards in a 4-1 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Friday. He ...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Red Wings still searching for missing blueline p…

    Rumor Roundup: Red Wings still searching for missing blueline piece

    thehockeynews.com Oct 20 (2 days ago)
    The Detroit Red Wings are linked to Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers in the rumor mill, but he’s not the only blueliner they could be pursuing. Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos reports the Florida Panthers want to move blueliner Brian Campbell and the Red …
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  • Zetterberg scores late in OT as Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 1-0 …

    Zetterberg scores late in OT as Red Wings beat Maple Leafs 1-0 to sweep home-and home

    NHL.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)
    DETROIT - Henrik Zetterberg scored with 9.9 seconds left in overtime to give the Detroit Red Wings a 1-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night and a sweep of the teams' home-and-home series. Zetterburg streaked down the right...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    Rumor Roundup: Myers, Staal could be moved for the right price

    thehockeynews.com Oct 18 (4 days ago)
    The respective trade statuses of Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal and Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers remain hot topics in the NHL rumor mill. In today’s salary cap era, it’s unusual to see two such notable players mentioned this early in th…
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  • NHL Three Stars: Zetterberg's big night; goalies draw blanks

    NHL Three Stars: Zetterberg's big night; goalies draw blanks

    No. 1 Star: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings captain had a 4-point night, assisting on all of Detroit’s goals in a 4-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had the primary assist on the Red Wings’ first three goals, two from Johan Fran…
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  • Top 5 early season surprises

    Top 5 early season surprises

    thehockeynews.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)
    The year has just begun, but already we’ve seen more than our fair share of surprises. Here’s your top-five before we enter the second Saturday of the season: 5. Gustav Nyquist continues to shoot out the lights After the summer of Advanced Statistics, i…
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  • A fond farewell to Joe Louis Arena

    A fond farewell to Joe Louis Arena

    thehockeynews.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)
    Say it ain’t so, Joe. Like many, I was saddened to learn the city of Detroit will raze Joe Louis Arena and give the land to a creditor as part of a settlement in the city’s bankruptcy case. Not that the old Joe wasn’t getting long in the tooth. In one o…
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  • Mike Babcock has turned down at least one firm offer to stay wi…

    Mike Babcock has turned down at least one firm offer to stay with Wings – source

    thehockeynews.com Oct 17 (5 days ago)
    Well played, Mr. Babcock. Well played. Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock, the undisputed prize catch among potential unrestricted free agents after this season, came into the Center of the Hockey Universe™ and managed to get out of the morning skate …
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  • Wings GM won't rush Alfredsson's decision

    Wings GM won't rush Alfredsson's decision

    ESPN.com thehockeynews.com NHL.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    As Daniel Alfredsson ponders whether to retire, Red Wings GM Ken Holland says he will not rush him for an answer.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    Rumor Roundup: Eric Staal in Toronto’s sights?

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    In their quest to land a true first-line center, the Toronto Maple Leafs have reportedly cast their eyes south to Carolina and Hurricanes captain Eric Staal. TSN’s Bob McKenzie reports the Maple Leafs held discussions with the Hurricanes during the summ…
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  • Wings' arena to be demolished in settlement

    Wings' arena to be demolished in settlement

    ESPN.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    The city of Detroit, with financial help from the state, plans to demolish the home of the Detroit Red Wings and give the land to a creditor for development as part of a major settlement in the city's bankruptcy case, lawyers said Thursday.
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  • THN Analytics: Slow start? Firing the coach might not be the fi…

    THN Analytics: Slow start? Firing the coach might not be the fix

    thehockeynews.com Oct 16 (6 days ago)
    By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN As the fervor dies down from the fever pitch of opening games, NHL teams and their fanbases shift into the time-honored ritual of agonizing over early-season results. A few coaches begin to feel the walls close in, a…
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  • NHL Capsules: DETROIT - David Krejci and Reilly Smith scored in…

    NHL Capsules: DETROIT - David Krejci and Reilly Smith scored in…

    NHL.com Oct 16 (7 days ago)
    DETROIT - David Krejci and Reilly Smith scored in regulation and again in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Wednesday night. The Bruins outshot Detroit 35-18 in regulation, and Jimmy Howard made three key saves ...
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  • Krejci, Smith both score in regulation and shootout to lift Bru…

    Krejci, Smith both score in regulation and shootout to lift Bruins past Red Wings, 3-2

    NHL.com Oct 15 (7 days ago)
    DETROIT - David Krejci and Reilly Smith both scored in regulation and again in the shootout as the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 Wednesday night. The Bruins outshot Detroit 35-18 in regulation, and Jimmy Howard made three key s...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will Bruins seek an upgrade over Eriksson?

    Rumor Roundup: Will Bruins seek an upgrade over Eriksson?

    The Boston Bruins resolved their cap issues and blueline logjam with their recent trade of defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders, but there’s another roster problem to be addressed. CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty believes Loui Eriksson is a thir…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Will the Sabres part with Tyler Myers?

    Rumor Roundup: Will the Sabres part with Tyler Myers?

    Buffalo Sabres defenceman Tyler Myers remains a fixture in the NHL’s early-season rumor mill. TSN’s Darren Dreger reports Myers’ name is “out there,” though the Sabres are downplaying it. Dreger suggests moving the 6-foot-8, 227-pounder blueliner could …
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  • Getzlaf scores 2, including winner with 24 seconds left, to giv…

    Getzlaf scores 2, including winner with 24 seconds left, to give Ducks 3-2 win over Red Wings

    NHL.com Oct 11
    DETROIT - Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals, including the unassisted game-winner with 24 seconds left, to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Matt Beleskey also scored and Frederick Andersen stopped...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Leafs not shopping Kadri, but they’ll never say …

    Rumor Roundup: Leafs not shopping Kadri, but they’ll never say never

    Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri and defenseman Jake Gardiner were subjects of trade speculation throughout last season. In a recent interview with the Toronto Sun’s Mike Zeisberger, Leafs GM Dave Nonis claims he never actively shopped the pair. N…
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  • Video - Canadiens Fight Past Red Wings 00:52

    Canadiens Fight Past Red Wings

    Oct 21
    David Desharnais' overtime goal helped the Canadiens beat the Red Wings 2-1.
  • Video - Red Wings Crush Maple Leafs 00:50

    Red Wings Crush Maple Leafs

    Oct 17
    Johan Franzen scored twice in the Red Wings' 4-1 win over the Maple Leafs.
  • Video - Getzlaf Lifts Ducks Past Red Wings 01:16

    Getzlaf Lifts Ducks Past Red Wings

    Oct 11
    Ryan Getzlaf scored two goals, including the game winner, in the Ducks' 3-2 win over the Red Wings.
  • Video - Red Wings Edge Bruins In Opener 00:56

    Red Wings Edge Bruins In Opener

    Oct 9
    Gustav Nyquist's power-play goal in the second period was the difference in the Red Wings' 2-1 win over the Bruins.

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