Originally written September 16, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Pardon the repetition, because this afternoon's crop of Red Wings-related news includes a) swearing and b) more of the same in terms of the substance of news stories. As previously noted, Pavel Datsyuk will play for the Ak Bars Kazan--his first pro team--during the lockout, but the Free Press's Helene St. James notes that the vast majority of the Wings' players don't plan on leaving Detroit,with the exceptions of Jakub Kindl, Cory Emmerton and probably Valtteri Filppula (Damien Brunner will head back to EV Zug in Switzerland for a week or two, but then he'll join the Griffins at the end of this month, and as St. James noted this morning, Jonathan Ericsson may end up playing for Vita Hasten in the Swedish first division, which would be the equivalent of an NHL player signing with a semi-pro team): Pavel Datsyuk opted to stay in his native Russia and signed Sunday with his former club, AK Bars Kazan. Most of the veteran Wings are staying in town, reflecting ...
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