1. Tom Izzo Leavin' for Clevelan'!?

    Most Spartan fans would like to retain the services of Tom Izzo until he is done coaching. Without a doubt a top five coach in college basketball, and again poised to make it deep into ...

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  2. Jim Joyce Shreds Your Lottery Ticket

    Imagine, if you will, that you had just purchased a winning lottery ticket. You just did something that very few people can claim they have done: You won the lottery...

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  3. LIDstrom Taken For Granted in Detroit

    Nick Lidstrom is coming back to Detroit for at least one more season, announced today after he signed a reported 6-6.5 million dollar deal...

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  4. Western Conference Round Two: Battle of The Big Boys.

    All the Big Boys of the Western Conference made It to the party. It wasn’t easy for any of them, but they are here now and things are about to get a lot more exciting around here...

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  5. What To Do When Bettman Is Gone.

    Sometime soon the NHL will finally realize the toll Gary Bettman has taken on the NHL, and will then need to appoint a new leader. This blog entry is my way of throwing my hat into the ring...

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  6. Injury Plagued Season: Blessing in Disguise?

    After almost 20 years of the Red Wings remaining mostly healthy, you would almost expect the team to be due to catch the injury bug. 2009-2010 has proved to be the year the injury bug has caught up with them...

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  7. Win Now, Develop Later!

    The Lions game against the Vikings was a tale of two halves, The first half was dominated by the Lions and their running game.....I'll give you time to read that last sentence again......

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  8. Reading Between The Lions

    Much has been made of the great Quarterback debate in Detroit, and the decision was handed down on Monday; Matthew Stafford will lead the Detroit Lion's offense, an offense great potential...

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  9. Top 10 Reasons The Lions Won't Lose Every Game

    The Detroit area is known for two things, The mass production of cars, and the mass drinking of Lions Kool-Aid and cornbread...

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  10. Tigers Pounce;Take Two Game Lead.

    Maybe the Tiger clubhouse heard the growing mutters of Detroiters calling their team second half chokers(myself included), or maybe today was just an exception to the rule, but let the facts show that the Tigers capitalized on an opportunity...

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  11. Crouching Tigers, Hittin' Draggin'

    When you think Choke, you think San Jose Sharks in the playoffs, when you think cheat you think spy gate and the Patriot...

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  12. People More Productive Than Crosby at Joe Louis Arena on Saturday Night

    Sidney Crosby is the face of the league, and If he is smart over the summer he will pick up an endorsement deal with a GPS company that can find Detroit. Crosby in two years of Stanley Cup Finals has yet to make much of an much of an appearance there...

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  13. Penguins-Red Wings: Notables from the Stanley Cup Finals

    Any decent playoff team can win a game three at home. You're back in your home, the crowd is behind you and it provides for a little burst of energy that the team you are playing doesn't get...

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  14. Detroit takes 2-0 lead: Young Guns Big In Finals

    If it wasn't scary enough for Pittsburgh to have to pay heavy attention to the likes of Johan Franzen, Henrik Zetterberg, and Nick Lidstrom, Detroit is striking fear into future generations with ...

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  15. Red Wings-Penguins: Game One Luck Or Home-Ice Advantage?

    Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals went the way a lot of people thought it would. The Penguins came out fresh and energetic, while the Red Wings showed they could have used another day or two of rest...

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  16. Back to Back: 2009 The Stanley Cup Finals

    The Stanley Cup finals are all about back-to-back this year. Once again, we will see the Penguins take on the Red Wings for Lord Stanley's Cup. The games are starting back-to-back this weekend, with games on Saturday and Sunday...

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  17. Stanley Cup FInals: To Be the Man, You Gotta Beat the Man

    After breezing through the conference finals the Red Wings and Penguins have set another June date for this match made in Heaven...

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  18. Game Five, Can I Take Your Order?

    The Red Wings and Game Five at home are kind of like a late-night Taco Bell run. It seems like a sure thing, but often times you end up disappointed with what you got...

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  19. Red Wings-Blackhawks: The "E" word

    The Pittsburgh Penguins learned a lesson last year about what experience means in the Stanley Cup playoffs...

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  20. Love Machine's Guide: Beating The Ducks in Game Seven

    The Detroit Red Wings will be playing in their first game seven since the Western Conference Finals in 2002, when they beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-0 and eventually went on to win the Stanley Cup in five games against the Carolina Hurricanes...

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  21. Ducks-Red Wings: Game Plan Works and Anaheim Plays Better

    Normally, It's a phrase uttered only by a team who is clearly overmatched, and looking for answers. Last night the Ducks proved that they could in fact "play better" than they had in the previous two games...

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  22. The Ducks' Plan: Play Better?

    The Ducks came out of Game Five with more questions than answers. Heading into Game Six tonight, the Ducks better find a cheat sheet, or they won't be coming back to Detroit for a Game Seven against the defending Stanley Cup Champs...

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  23. Weirdo with a Beard-A-Thon: Grow One for Your NHL Team

    There are many great causes to get behind in this day and age, and I'm here to offer you yet another. Many playoff hockey teams are doing a Beard-A-Thon promotion, and I know I am ...

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  24. Nicklas Lidstrom, Johan Franzen Fly Higher Than Anaheim Ducks

    The cliché comes out every year around this time, “Detroit isn’t tough enough” and “they don’t have any fighters...

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  25. Brian Rafalski Out For Game One; Jonathan Ericsson in Top Pair.

    The Detroit Red Wings' top defensive pairing will have a fresh face when the puck drops around 7 PM for tonight’s game against the battle tested Anaheim Ducks...

    Ryan Larimore Written by Ryan Larimore about over 5 years ago 89 reads 1 comments