Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/17/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 22: (L-R) Tomas Holmstrom #96, Niklas Kronwall #55, Henrik Zetterberg #40, Chris Osgood #30, Nicklas Lidstrom #5 and Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings stand attended for the National Anthem during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 22, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Red Wings 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Before we begin, I had to shake my head at this pre-no-suspension-warranted take on Jared Cowen's elbow to Pavel Datsyuk's jaw (He's okay! We hope!) from the Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson... Nice Jared Cowen elbow to Pavel Datsyuk’s jaw Saturday that on-ice officials overseeing the Ottawa Senators-Detroit Red Wings clash somehow missed. “He had the puck, kind of strange no one saw a star player like that,” said Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg. You think? Datsyuk has concussion-type symptoms as a result. And while we're shaking our heads at rife incompetency, there's this: Red Wings LW Johan Franzen 4 G, 4 A in last 7 GP — Scott Cullen (@tsnscottcullen) November 25, 2013 This Red Wings team is engaging in something of a from-the-ground-up November rebuild--or at least that's what I'm telling myself given that the Wings' 3-1 win over Buffalo leaves the Wings at 4-3-and-5 for the month. Howevver! Minus Datsyuk, minus To...
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