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Brutally blown calls make it clear: it’s time to expand NHL vid…

Brutally blown calls make it clear: it’s time to expand NHL video replay

thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
The phrase “the straw that broke the camel’s back” is tossed around too often, but when it comes to expanded video review in the NHL, the goalie interference call assessed to Detroit’s Luke Glendening Wednesday night certainly qualifies. Thankfully, the…
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  • Red Wings recall C Weiss (hernia) from AHL

    Red Wings recall C Weiss (hernia) from AHL

    ESPN.com 21 minutes ago
    The Detroit Red Wings have recalled center Stephen Weiss from his conditioning loan with Grand Rapids of the AHL.
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  • Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. C…

    Mike Babcock on coach’s challenge, following ‘wrong’ call vs. Capitals

    yahoo.com 2 hours ago
    The Detroit Red Wings have been on both ends of blown calls involving goals recently. “Last year we scored a goal in here against L.A., it was wrong,” recalled Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock. That’s of course a reference to the Red Wings’ goal sco…
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  • NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in th…

    NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in th…

    NHL.com yahoo.com 18 hours ago
    WASHINGTON - Justin Abdelkader scored twice in the third period to help the Detroit Red Wings rally for a 4-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night. Abdelkader broke a 2-2 tie when he took a drop pass from Pavel Datsyuk and ...
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  • NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powe…

    NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Preds

    yahoo.com 19 hours ago
    No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…
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  • Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Oct. 29

    Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Oct. 29

    NHL.com 19 hours ago
    WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS Home Team in CAPS Detroit 4, WASHINGTON 2 Nashville 4, EDMONTON 1 ABDELKADER RALLIES RED WINGS AGAIN Down 2-1 after 40 minutes, the Detroit Red Wings scored three times in the third period, including two goals by J...
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  • Worst NHL penalty of the season? Oh yeah. Definitely.

    Worst NHL penalty of the season? Oh yeah. Definitely.

    thehockeynews.com 21 hours ago
    Each NHL season has its share of botched calls from referees. We know going in that, as mere mortals, they’re bound to make errors trying to make sense of a lightning-fast game. However, some blown calls are so egregious, they stand out for years afterw…
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  • Family says Gordie Howe is showing signs of improvement after s…

    Family says Gordie Howe is showing signs of improvement after stroke

    Gordie Howe's family says the hockey legend is showing some signs of improvement after suffering a significant stroke last weekend. The family issued a statement today through the Detroit Red Wings. The statement says that Howe's conditi...
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  • Gordie Howe's family releases statement on his status

    Gordie Howe's family releases statement on his status

    NHL.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    DETROIT – Red Wings legend Gordie Howe remained in guarded condition Wednesday afternoon after he suffered a major stroke sometime Sunday morning while living with his daughter in northwestern Texas. Howe, the all-time franchise leader in goals...
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  • Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey history

    Brett Hull wants you to own a piece of hockey history

    thehockeynews.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    When you play over 1200 games in the NHL spanning over nearly 20 seasons, win two Stanley Cups, and make a living scoring goals, you’re bound to pick up a few souvenirs along the way. Thanks to one of the most iconic goal-scorers in hockey history, now …
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  • Rising/Falling: Detroit Lions Week 9

    Rising/Falling: Detroit Lions Week 9

    ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    LONDON -- Each week, we’ll take a look at who or what might be rising or falling with the Detroit Lions. RISING: WR Golden Tate: Tate is second in the NFL among receivers in receptions (55) and third in yards (800) at the halfway point of the season and…
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  • Jim Caldwell says fortunate delay of game penalty is “my fault”

    Jim Caldwell says fortunate delay of game penalty is “my fault”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Lions coach Jim Caldwell has heard the criticism of his clock management. And he agrees with it — but only to an extent. Caldwell acknowledged that the Lions’ delay of game penalty before their game-winning field goal attempt on Sunday was his own fault…
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  • Giants sign Mike Harris off Lions practice squad

    Giants sign Mike Harris off Lions practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Giants have been dealing with injury issues at cornerback for several weeks, a situation which seems to have caused them to add another option at the position. Tim Twentyman of the Lions website report that the Giants have added cornerback Mike Harr…
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  • Megatron 'definitely expects to play' after bye

    Megatron 'definitely expects to play' after bye

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    Detroit Lions receiver Calvin Johnson, who has missed three games while recovering from a high right ankle sprain, said Tuesday that he "definitely expects to play" against Miami after the team's bye week.
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  • Lions aren’t worried about Nick Fairley getting fat again

    Lions aren’t worried about Nick Fairley getting fat again

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Oct 29 (yesterday)
    The Lions aren’t sure at the moment when or if defensive tackle Nick Fairley will return from a knee injury. But they trust that when he does, he won’t be overweight. Lions coach Jim Caldwell said he’s been impressed by Fairley’s ability to keep himself…
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  • Red Wings assign Weiss to AHL for conditioning

    Red Wings assign Weiss to AHL for conditioning

    NHL.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    DETROIT – The Detroit Red Wings today assigned center Stephen Weiss to the AHL's Grand Rapids Griffins for conditioning. Weiss was limited to 26 games for the Red Wings in 2013-14 and did not play after Dec. 10 following hernia surgery. The 31-...
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  • NFL “maybe” will stage another early Sunday morning game

    NFL “maybe” will stage another early Sunday morning game

    profootballtalk.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    For the first time ever, the NFL played a game on Sunday morning in the Eastern time zone, with a 9:30 a.m. ET kickoff between the Lions and Falcons. Of course, the game started several hours later in London, the site of the contest. So with the NFL com…
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  • Morning Roar: Matthew Stafford's new Pepsi spot

    Morning Roar: Matthew Stafford's new Pepsi spot

    ESPN.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)
    MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich. -- Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford peered through a slot in a hidden door on a Tuesday in September, protected at a local Meijer by a large, large display of Pepsi cans. He was in full jersey, trying to catch unsuspecti…
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  • Video - Red Wings Pull Away From Capitals 00:56

    Red Wings Pull Away From Capitals

    Oct 29
    Detroit scored three goals in the third period to beat Washington 4-2.
  • Video - Sport Science: Most Dangerous Celebrations 02:50

    Sport Science: Most Dangerous Celebrations

    Oct 29
    "Sport Science" examines the NFL's most famous sack dances and touchdown celebrations to find the most dangerous of them all.
  • Video - Lions Uncertain Whether DT Fairley Will Return 02:46

    Lions Uncertain Whether DT Fairley Will Return

    Oct 29
    Will Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley return from a knee injury this season? Louis Riddick discusses how the uncertainty will affect the Lions' defense.
  • Video - Manimal Leads Nuggets To Victory 01:20

    Manimal Leads Nuggets To Victory

    Oct 29
    Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds in Denver's 89-79 win over the Pistons.

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