Category Archives: NHL

Almost Showtime

Long time, no blog. Have you ever worked on a play before? There’s an old saying that 10 percent of the work happens in the first weeks of a production and that the other 90 percent are a last minute … Continue reading

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Your Chris Osgood tributes

On Tuesday, we took to our Facebook page asking for your Chris Osgood tributes. Five lucky lyrical souls will walk away with an Ozzie mini-Fathead, but all of the responses touched our hearts. Our contest winners: Chris was a true … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Notes

As the heat swelters throughout Michigan, Centre Ice in Traverse City is the place to be. Red Wings prospects and coaches gathered in Northern Michigan for ‘Development Camp’, a week of drills, scrimmages and off-ice workouts that allow players to … Continue reading

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Free Agency Sound Off

On Sunday, we took to our Facebook page looking for your thoughts on free agency thus far. Here are some of the many responses we’ve received from our loyal fans. If you’d like to add your own, feel free to … Continue reading

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Wings draft viral sensation

Not too long ago, the Tampa Bay Lightning used a YouTube clip of Steven Stamkos and his unique blend of skills to entice its fan base about the future of the franchise. It worked. And if there were any Lightning … Continue reading

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2011-12 schedule highlights

The 2011-12 season is a little more real today with the Red Wings releasing their 2011-12 schedule. One of the best things for our fans is 24 of 41 regular season home games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. If that … Continue reading

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Join our NHL Awards pool

The Oscars have a pool. The NCAA Tournament has a bracket. And during many games this past season, we’ve asked our fans which player will net a big game-winning goal. Why not have a little fun with the NHL Awards, … Continue reading

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Decision made: Nick Lidstrom will play in 2011-12

He’s coming back. What happens in Vegas, apparently doesn’t stay in Vegas, as Nick Lidstrom and Red Wings GM Ken Holland announced that the future Hall of Fame defenseman will return for the 2011-12 season, his 20th as a member … Continue reading

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Bettman holds court – No realignment for 2011-12 season

Before the Stanley Cup Final starts, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman takes the podium for what is typically dubbed ‘The State of the Game’ address. It’s news from the top mixed with a recap of the past few months of NHL … Continue reading

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Around the Rink – “Why not us?” Edition

“Why not us?” As rough as the ending to Game 3 might have been, Jimmy Howard said it best. “Other teams have done it before, not only in hockey but in other sports,” Howard said. “Like I was telling everyone … Continue reading

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