Monthly Archives: March 2011

Around the Rink – March 31st Edition

Let’s focus on the positive! Today is Gordie Howe’s birthday. Happy Birthday Mr. Hockey! When you have a game like last night’s 10-3 loss to St. Louis, there is an understanding that your fans want to vent. Surely that was … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 28th Edition

It could have been much worse. As I walked out of the Joe on Saturday, Jimmy Howard was right behind me. Suit and tie, showered, telling everyone he’d be fine. It was like nothing had ever happened. An MRI and … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 26th Edition

Jimmy Howard smiles during a recent photo shoot at Joe Louis Arena We’ve got lots of links to share with you today. This has been circling the various hockey blogs over the last few days, but I spotted it through … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 22nd Edition

Amid the jubilation of Zach Parise’s goal to tie the gold medal game in Vancouver came the startling realization that the most hyped hockey game in a generation could come down to a shootout. It had happened before, with Peter … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 21st Edition

When you’ve been one of the best since Pee Wee, adapting to a different role isn’t easy. Then again, that’s what makes this Red Wing team and many of its players special. There is an unspoken, unselfish understanding that the … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – Filling out the Brackets 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 – March 15th Edition

Jiri Hudler rocks the shades at the Red Wings Charity Poker Tournament All fingers crossed, it appears that Mike Babcock will have a full lineup to work with when the Red Wings host Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals on … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 11th Edition

This is Henrik Zetterberg’s softball. It currently lives alongside the stool by Kris Draper’s locker. “Drapes keeps on taking them,” Zetterberg said. “Don’t forget to mention that in your report.” Softballs are quite popular in the Red Wings locker room. … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 10th Edition

We’ll keep it positive. Darren Helm hit the 10-goal mark in Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to Los Angeles. It would be easy to ignore Helm on a team with such depth and talent. He is one of those players that you … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – March 8th Edition

Getting a few days off is a rarity in the National Hockey League. The Wings have a pair of three-day stretches without live action over the next two weeks, a luxury they won’t have until they hit the golf course … Continue reading

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