Monthly Archives: February 2011

Around the Rink – February 28th Edition

What if Sidney Crosby didn’t score? What if the 2010 Olympic Winter Games ended with a nationwide heartbreak, as opposed to patriotic jubilation? What if Ryan Kesler, Brian Rafalski, or Zach Parise joined Mike Eruzione on the guest-speaker for life … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 24th Edition

There are times when Jake Duhaime, the Social Networking Manager for the Detroit Red Wings, will use this space to discuss Social Media and the National Hockey League. His views are meant to enlighten, provoke thought, and do not represent … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 21 Edition

Happy President’s Day! On paper, it is a relatively simple concept. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland likes to view the season in eight segments of 10 games each. If a team nets 12 points in each segment, they would … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 16th Edition

The Red Wings will be joined a few special guests as they trek through the Sunshine State this weekend. You see, this is the annual father-son road trip for Mike Babcock’s team, something to liven up the mood amongst a … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 14th Edition

Happy Valentine’s Day from Al and the entire Red Wings family! Here is your quick glimpse across the Winged Wide Web. Too good not to share! Here is some Valentine’s advice from Red Wing players. Did you know that Kronwall … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 12th Edition

The ‘Rally Al’ came through last night. It’s funny how a 6-1 victory can shift the attitude of a team and its fan base. On Wednesday, after being booed off of home ice, the locker room chatter was about work … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 11th Edition

BOSTON – Just a sampling of random thoughts. The Bruins have a small army of media members, due in large part to one of the most spacious press setups in the National Hockey League. And with the Wings making their … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 10th Edition

Mike Babcock must be a fan of the movie Miracle, because after Wednesday’s 4-1 loss to Nashville, he started to sound like U.S. Olympic Team coach Herb Brooks. “We’re not going to work in games? You can bet we’ll work … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 7th Edition

We know that the most dedicated fans in the National Hockey League have a lot of questions. This blog post is dedicated to answering some of your most frequent queries in the realm of digital media. Q: Where can I … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – February 2nd Edition

The Wings talked about their favorite snowy memories before the Blizzard of 2011 hit Michigan If there was a story that defined what a fantastic job the Hurricanes and the people of Raleigh did hosting the All-Star Game, it happened … Continue reading

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