Monthly Archives: September 2011

Training Camp Thoughts

DETROIT – While Red Wings players will use Traverse City as a home base over the next 48 hours, going through morning skates before traveling to road preseason games, I’m back here in the D. Just some thoughts: – Mike … Continue reading

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Training Camp: Day One

TRAVERSE CITY – Just a wrap up of Training Camp coverage. I’ll try to keep fans up to date as time permits. In the meantime, follow the club on Twitter and Facebook for the very latest updates. Pavel Datsyuk will … Continue reading

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Freeze Warning in Traverse City

There is a chill in the air. I’m not waxing poetically in saying that either. While speaking with members of our club before a Traverse City sendoff, I could see my breath in the sky, a sure sign that hockey … Continue reading

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Why are they Hockeytowns? Your winners!

On Friday, we asked fans to tell us why Grand Rapids and Traverse City were Hockeytowns. The following 50-75 word passages will be rewarded with a pair of tickets to that city’s respective Red & White games. Why is Grand … Continue reading

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Taking Hockeytown on the Road

Hey fans! As most of you know by now, we’re very excited to visit Traverse City for Training Camp and Grand Rapids for our Red & White game. And that’s where we need your help! We want you to tell … Continue reading

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Babcock, Lidstrom transcripts

Transcripts from this morning’s media availability with Mike Babcock and Nick Lidstrom regarding the tragic plane crash in Russia. MIKE BABCOCK What can you tell us about the news out of Russia this morning? “I’ve heard everything that you’ve heard … Continue reading

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“Ace” Bailey – June 13, 1948 – September 11, 2001

The tribute is small, but it is worth its weight in significance. Yours truly spent four seasons covering hockey at Boston’s TD Garden before landing in the Motor City. On the press level of that building, located high, high, high … Continue reading

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Kindl finds his place in ‘Pure Michigan’

Jakub Kindl was no stranger to Detroit during the three-month offseason, attending Tigers games at Comerica Park, season ticket holder luncheons at the Joe, along with a bevy of other local activities. While he did manage to get home to … Continue reading

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