Found May 14, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
And he deserves your apology.  You ragged him and you ripped our Uncle Mike.  It was unseemly of you and you all should be ashamed.  In fact, read what you wrote and consider yourselves admonished. Is this some fairy tale I'm living through? Am I in Denver? So...forget putting Tatar--arguably the most creative offensive player on the Wings the last month or so--on a line with Datsyuk.  That's just crazy talk.  You NEED Abdelkader on that line, Mike. That's sarcastic and it was inappropriate.  One of you needs to step forward and take responsibility for your childish, short-sighted blasphemy.  Oh, that was me.  Nevermind. Continue reading "I NOW Consider Justin Abdelkader A Hall Of Famer"

Red Wings oust Ducks in Game 7 win thanks to this filthy no look assist by captain Henrik Zetterberg

Detroit captain Henrik Zetterberg with the no look pass leads to a Valtteri Filppula backhand goal and a 3-1 lead over the Ducks. The Red Wings head to Chicago. **Follow us on Twitter or... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

NHL: Elite coaches can make all the difference

As Mike Babcock gave the obituary for his Detroit Red Wings at the hands of the Predators in April 2012, he noted the series was not close. Detroit, the dominant NHL franchise of the last 20 years, had lost in five games. Conseqeuntly, Babcock vowed to fix the problems. "One thing about it is we're going to have lots of time and we'll be able to get figured out what...

“Throw Your Wings Up!” – Red Wings 2013 Playoff Anthem (VIDEO)

YouTube I don’t know how to put this, but the Red Wings are kind of a big deal.  22 consecutive playoff appearances.  On Sunday, they (as a seventh seed) took down a two-seed in Anaheim.  They open the Western Conference semifinals tonight (Wednesday) against the top-seeded Blackhawks. With every playoff appearance in recent years comes a playoff anthem.  Whether you like hip...

RED WINGS FLASHBACK: Niklas Kronwall destroys Marty Havlat – (VIDEO) September 19, 2009

In preparation for Wednesday’s Game 1 of the Red Wings/Blackhawks series, here is Niklas Kronwall absolutely Kronwalling the Blackhawks’ Marty Havlat back on September 19, 2009. Good night, Marty. IASID

Red Wings vs. Blackhawks Round 2 schedule

Just tweeted out by the team's official Twitter: Round 2 schedule now…… — Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) May 14, 2013  WACK WEDNESDAY GAME 1.

Hank’s a little like Dougie

This story may have slipped through some radar screens, but the Globe and Mail's Eric Duhatschek penned a really remarkable article about Henrik Zetterberg's leadership while comparing the Wings' undersized but ultra-competitive captain to Doug Gilmour, and Duhatschek's comparison struck one of Zetterberg's teammates, Mikael Samuelsson, as completely accurate...

Who are the Red Wings’ ‘x factors?’ The ‘kids’ and Abdelkader

If I was to give the Red Wings an x-factor edge in terms of managing to surprise and perhaps damage the Blackhawks (if we are to believe the Chicago Tribune's Steve Rosenbloom, the Wings have no idea how good the "new" Patrick Kane is) when the second-round series begins tonight (8 PM, NBCSN/CBC/97.1 FM), I'd suggest that the Hawks can only partially account for...

Mike Babcock is rollin’ and hatin’

NHL playoffs: Detroit Red Wings at Chicago Blackhawks

NHL originals Chicago, Detroit open their 16th playoff battle.

Eklund: Great Theater! Does it get any better than this? Three 7s in 24 Hours.

A pair of sevens following and outstanding game 7 last night. It's Christmas in May my friends. On Detroit/Anaheim... Is there any doubt the Red Wings are the best coached team in the NHL? They have lost huge players on defense in Lidstrom and Rafalski over the past few years. Such a loss should devastate a team and yet the Red Wings knock out team that was right up...

First 2 home games of Wings-Hawks series on sale this morning

This is a little different, per the Red Wings: A limited quantity of Red Wings playoff tickets for home games 1 & 2 of the Western Conference semifinals with the Chicago Blackhawks will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, May 14, beginning at 10 a.m. Red Wings fans will be able to purchase up to four (4) tickets per game for each of the team’s first two home...

Blackhawks vs Red Wings: Round 2 Schedule Released

The NHL has released the schedule for the second round series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings. Game 1: Wednesday, May 15 – 7 pm Game 2: Saturday, May 18 – noon Game 3: Monday, May 20 – … Continue reading →The post Blackhawks vs Red Wings: Round 2 Schedule Released appeared first on Committed Indians.

Chicago Blackhawks- Detroit Red Wings conference semis preview

The Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings will wage battle one last time as conference, divisional opponents. On the verge of game one, it is only appropriate to take a look at this Original Six playoff series.  During the regular season, Chicago swept the four games played. In doing so, the Hawks outscored the Wings 14-5. The total goals are not indicative of the games, as...

Game 1: Red Wings at Blackhawks

It took seven games, but the Detroit Red Wings were able to take down the second seeded Anaheim Ducks. The Red Wings now focus their attention to the top seeded team in the playoffs and long time rival, the Chicago Blackhawks.   [singlepic id=70 w=484 h=100 float=center]   Matchup: Detroit Red Wings vs. Chicago Blackhawks Venue: United Center; Chicago, IL Time...

Chicago and Detroit meet in the playoffs for the final time as Western rivals

The playoff matchup that neutral hockey fans were hoping for is going to happen. Thanks to a Game 7 victory over the Anaheim Ducks, the Detroit Red Wings will take on the Chicago Blackhawks in a playoff series that some fans have dreamed about ever since the NHL announced new alignment for 2013-14.  With the Red Wings set to flip over to the East next season, this will be the...
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