Monthly Archives: January 2011

Around the Rink – All-Star Game Edition

The Wings-Penguins rivalry extends to tailgate games in the parking lot outside of the RBC Center in Raleigh. RALEIGH – The play-by-play recap of the Hockeytown Blog at the All-Star Game. 8:30 A.M. – After a busy night with the … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – NHL SuperSkills Edition

RALEIGH – Our plane touched down with little time to spare. The goal was to make it to the RBC Center by the start of the Honda NHL SuperSkills competition. After landing, I ran through the airport, hailed a cab, … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – Fantasy Draft Edition

As if being the last overall selection wasn’t bad enough, Alex Ovechkin was ready to capture the moment on his Blackberry. While Nicklas Lidstrom is the only Red Wing player attending this weekend’s All-Star festivities, our organization is sending a … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – January 26th Edition

The Wings have a Wednesday night date with the New Jersey Devils at Joe Louis Arena before grabbing a few days off for the All-Star break. We know that Nicklas Lidstrom will be the lone Red Wings All-Star representative in … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – January 24th Edition

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images Talk about a whirlwind. Cory Emmerton was called up to the big club just hours before the Red Wings and Blackhawks met in a Saturday afternoon showdown. After spending a few hours navigating … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – January 21st Edition

As an organization, we get thousands of emails each day. While most are dedicated to the day-to-day operations of running a hockey club, a few truly stand out. The photo above is of Lieutenant Commander Geno Salvatore flying the Winged … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – January 18th Edition

Nicklas Lidstrom and Eric Staal have been named team Captains for the 2011 NHL All-Star Weekend in Raleigh. Both were selected by their fellow NHL All-Stars and will lead the team selection process during the new NHL All-Star Player Fantasy … Continue reading

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