1. Early 2013-14 Grades for Each Detroit Red Wings Forward Line

    The Detroit Red Wings have won six of their first 10 contests, good for second in the Atlantic Division. Each line has contributed to the team's success, but some in different ways than others...

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  2. Brendan Smith: Breaking Down Why the Detroit Red Wings' D-Man Is Odd Man out

    Brendan Smith is just the latest Detroit Red Wings defenseman to struggle to become accustomed to the NHL . But in those struggles, Smith is proving why he is the odd man out when the Red Wings are healthy on defense...

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  3. Latest Updates on Detroit Red Wings' Top Prospects

    The Detroit Red Wings have notoriously not had room for young rookies playing in the NHL over their past two decades of success, but that has not stopped the Wings' prospects from giving it their all in the minors and juniors...

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  4. Buying or Selling Detroit Red Wings Players' Hot Starts in 2013-14

    The Detroit Red Wings now have a 4-2 record on the young season. With a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday afternoon, the Red Wings moved into second place in the Atlantic Division...

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  5. Changes GM Ken Holland Will Have to Make When Detroit Red Wings Get Healthy

    Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland will have to make some changes to the team's roster in the very near future...

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  6. NHL Video: Watch Tomas Hertl Go Between the Legs for 4th Goal of Game

    Tomas Hertl had already done everything he needed to do for the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday against the New York Rangers with a hat trick and a 7-2 lead. But the 19-year-old decided to go for an encore performance...

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  7. Odds for Detroit Red Wings' 2013-14 MVP

    The start of each new Detroit Red Wings season means new hope and fresh predictions. The Red Wings are three games into the season and some players have already made a push for early MVP honors...

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  8. Biggest Potential Problems for Detroit Red Wings' 2013-14 Season

    The Detroit Red Wings were good enough to win their season-opener with a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night...

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  9. Complete 2013-14 Season Preview for the Detroit Red Wings

    The Detroit Red Wings concluded the preseason on Saturday night, meaning that now is the time to make some predictions and preview the upcoming 2013-14 season...

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  10. Grading the Detroit Red Wings' 2013 Offseason

    The Detroit Red Wings' "offseason" is pretty much in the books with the regular season less than a week away. That being said, it is time to give final grades to the Red Wings offseason...

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  11. Detroit Red Wings: Are 2nd Line's Consistency Issues Cause for Concern?

    The Detroit Red Wings have really been having some consistency issues with their second line of late. With no real solution to the inconsistency in sight and the season drawing ...

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  12. The 5 Detroit Red Wings Records That Will Be Most Difficult to Break

    With an Original Six team like the Detroit Red Wings come both team and individual records that for all intents and purposes may never be broken. While records are made to be broken, some feats are simply too extraordinary to match...

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  13. Alexander Semin Finds Creative Way to Avoid Another Jersey Tuck Penalty

    Alexander Semin was warned and subsequently penalized for having his jersey tucked in during a preseason game Wednesday night, but it was the creativeness of his efforts to avoid another penalty that made headlines on Twitter...

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  14. Winners and Losers of Detroit Red Wings' Preseason so Far

    The Detroit Red Wings fans, coaching staff and management have likely learned a lot about the team through the first two preseason games. The purpose of the preseason, of course, is to make impressions on coaching staff and management...

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  15. Jonathan Ericsson: Why D-Man Is Detroit Red Wings' Biggest X-Factor for 2013-14

    The Detroit Red Wings have a number of X-factors this season on their roster. The varying degrees of success for these X-factors will obviously determine how well the Red Wings do this season...

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  16. Biggest Early Takeaways from 2013-14 NHL Training Camps

    The arrival of NHL preseason games means that NHL training camps are in full swing. Although these are meaningless preseason games in terms of the outcome, there are players that are fighting for roster spots and position battles for fans to watch for.

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  17. Who's the Detroit Red Wings' Odd Man out in Overcrowded Roster?

    The Detroit Red Wings , already, were already two players over the 23-man roster limit. Now, with the signing of Dan Cleary , per Detroit's team page , the Red Wings will have to clear three roster spots by the time September is over...

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  18. How Will Dan Cleary's Absence Affect Detroit Red Wings in 2013-14 Season?

    Dan Cleary will very likely not play for the Detroit Red Wings again this season with the team's current logjam at the forward position. The Red Wings have 16 forwards signed to NHL contracts this season, according to Cap Geek ...

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  19. Current NHL Youngsters Most Likely to Win Each Major Trophy in Next 5 Years

    NHL teams seem to be looking to get younger almost every season. More teams are looking for that next young, bright franchise cornerstone to build around...

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  20. Brian Burke: Why His Hire Spells Trouble for Jay Feaster, Calgary Flames

    Brian Burke is now the President of Hockey Operations for the Calgary Flames . The move was announced by the Calgary Flames in a press conference held on Thursday afternoon, per Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun ...

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  21. Bad Habits Detroit Red Wings Need to Drop in 2013-14

    Over the course of last season, it became abundantly clear that the Detroit Red Wings were not the elite Red Wings of old. Sure, the skill level was still high, and they had star players on the ice in Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg...

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  22. The Best Candidate to Fill Every NHL Captain Vacancy

    Being a captain of an NHL team is one of the highest honors any player can receive over the course of his hockey career. With one of the highest honors in hockey also comes a substantial amount of responsibility...

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  23. Ranking the NHL's 10 Most Promising American Prospects

    As USA Hockey continues to medal at international events, American prospects continue to increase their collective NHL draft stock value. Yet these prospects don't see their values rise only on an NHL level, but also on an international level...

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  24. Ranking the Detroit Red Wings 5 Worst Offseasons in the Past Decade

    The Detroit Red Wings have made the playoffs since the 1990-91 season, but that doesn't always mean they come out on top at the end of the playoffs...

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  25. Pros and Cons of Each Detroit Red Wing Fighting for a Roster Spot

    With the Detroit Red Wings ' training camp right around the corner and 25 players signed to NHL contracts, there are a number of player personnel decisions that must be made in the next month...

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