1. Detroit Red Wings: Jiri Hudler Stands Tall

    Jiri Hudler is small. He’s listed generously at 5’9” in every NHL media guide, but is probably closer to 5’6”...

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  2. Red Wings-Predators: Detroit Trumps Nashville in One-Sided Affair

    The other night I was over at a friends house when "Rocky II" came on. For the 4 people that haven't seen in, it's about an older boxer named Rocky Balboa who is given a rematch with undefeated Heavyweight Champion, Apollo Creed...

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  3. Detroit Red Wings: Chris Osgood in Net for Game Five

    Chris Osgood will get the start tonight for Detroit in its game five tilt with the Nashville Predators in their Western Conference quarterfinal series...

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  4. Predators-Red Wings: Composure Still an Issue for Detroit

    While the largely inexperienced Pittsburgh Penguins were wrapping up their four game sweep of the Ottawa Senators, the veteran laden Detroit Red Wings were reeling from another quick 1-2 punch delivered by the Nashville Predators...

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  5. Detroit Red Wings Let Game 3 Slip Through Their Fingers

    The NHL’s version of Nyquil, the Detroit Red Wings, had the Nashville Predators and their fans asleep for nearly 60 minutes of hockey last night, but failed to put them, and this series, to bed...

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  6. Detroit Red Wings-Nashville Predators: Thoughts on Game 1

    The Detroit Red Wings skated away with a 3-1 victory last night against the Nashville Predators in game one of the Western Conference Quarter-Finals. As a Wings fan I’m happy with the outcome...

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  7. A New NHL Format Is Needed

    My opinion may be biased, but I believe the NHL season is by far the most grueling and taxing out of all the major North American team sports. It’s almost as physical as football but equal in length to the NBA and Major League Baseball...

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  8. Your 2008 NHL Conn Smythe Trophy Winner

    Many of the NHL’s biggest stars will get their chance to shine starting Wednesday, when 16 teams battle over four grueling rounds until only one is left standing. The ultimate prize, of course, is Lord Stanley’s Cup...

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  9. Detroit Red Wings: First Round Preview

    The Nashville Predators have been scratching and clawing their way up the standings for nearly four months, fighting their way into the Stanley Cup playoffs. It’s for this reason the Wings should not take them lightly...

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  10. Sizing Up the Red Wings' First Round Opponent, Whoever It May Be

    Any way you slice it, the Wings will have a tough first round opponent. After an overtime victory last night against St. Louis, the Nashville Predators moved into the eighth seed in the West, one point ahead of the Vancouver Canucks...

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  11. Kyle Turris: Coyotes Top Pick In '07 Turns Pro

    Wisconsin’s loss is Phoenix’s gain. Highly touted forward Kyle Turris has signed an entry-level contract with the Coyotes...

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  12. Columbus Blue Jackets News: Rick Nash Moving to Center For '08-'09 Campaign?

    Ken Hitchcock recently called in to Phil Esposito and Jim Tatti on XM’s Home Ice, channel 204, to discuss Blue Jackets hockey. During the conversation the obvious subject of Rick Nash was brought up...

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  13. Wayne Gretzky and Sidney Crosby: The Great One vs. the Next One

    Over the weekend I caught the NBC weekly game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the New York Rangers. I viewed this matchup in the company of a friend who is both a huge Edmonton Oilers fan and, more specifically, a Wayne Gretzky fan...

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  14. Johan Frazen: Red Wings Hitch Wagon to "The Mule"

    In 2005, 25-year-old, unheralded, rookie Johan Frazen attended his first NHL pro camp. Over the course of training camp, the 97th selection in the 2004 draft, received an unusual nickname from an unusual source...

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  15. Patrick Roy Fallout: No Room for Fighting in Amateur Hockey

    Recently there’s been a lot of debate regarding fighting in amateur hockey—junior hockey specifically. We can all thank the Roy family for that...

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  16. Darren McCarty: Is the Risk Worth the Reward?

    Many words have been used to describe the Detroit Red Wings General Manager, Ken Holland. Among them is intelligent, honest, professional and loyal. In fact, some believe, at times, he is loyal to a fault...

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  17. A Different Perspective: Reseeding the NHL Playoff Format

    In 1979, the NHL added four WHA franchises. In addition to the new teams the League introduced a new playoff format...

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  18. Shrink to Grow: NHL GMs Discuss Goaltender Equipment

    In late February, the NHL’s collection of general managers gathered in Naples, Florida to discuss the state of the game. Many items were addressed, but the most important was the size of goaltender equipment...

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