Found September 01, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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Red Wings goaltender Jimmy Howard's new mask mostly pays tribute to the City of Detroit, but WXYZ's Brad Galli duly noted that its backplate's American flag-themed background wouldn't be out of place atop a Team USA jersey. The Free Press's Helene St. James spoke with Howard about his uphill battle in terms of out-dueling Jonathan Quick, Ryan Miller, Craig Anderson and Cory Schneider for one of three available spots on Team USA's 2014 Olympic roster (depending on the "expert," Howard's either expected to back up Quick, duke it out with Anderson for the #3 spot or not make the team at all). Howard told St. James that he understands the first three-or-so months of the regular season will determine whether he'll book a ticket to sunny Sochi... Continue reading "Red Wings overnight report: on Howard’s Olympic hopes, stolen jerseys and oversimplification"
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