Found November 29, 2012 on Fox Sports Detroit:
It might not have been the traditional Red Wings' visit to the Detroit Medical Center's Children's Hospital, but spirits were still lifted. Coach Mike Babcock, general manager Ken Holland and radio play-by-play announcer Ken Kal were the first wave of Wings to visit the Children's Hospital this Thursday. Next Thursday, former players Kris Draper, Chris Chelios, Kirk Maltby and Chris Osgood will see the kids. "Usually it's the players and Mike Babcock, the coaching staff," Holland said. "Obviously this year with no players, we've put together a different group. I'm sure the people would like to see the players but for me, it's an opportunity to give back." Babcock doesn't just visit once a year. He's at the hospital so often that he has his own identification card. "I'm obviously real lucky, I get to see these kids all the time," Babcock said. "They come to games, this year they haven't come to gam...

Red Wings continue to play waiting game

TROY, Mich. -- The Red Wings who remain in the metro Detroit area appear to be in a holding pattern. At the beginning of the month, the Wings who were skating at the Troy Sports Center said November would be a huge month in terms of labor negotiations. Now that November is coming to an end with no resolution in sight, what will they do now? Niklas Kronwall, one of several Wings...

Red Wings prospect faces 'super drunk' charge

Detroit Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan faces charges under Michigan's tougher ''super drunk'' designation following a traffic stop during which police discovered him clad in a Teletubby costume. According to a Grand Rapids police report obtained by ( ), Sheahan twice registered a blood alcohol level of 0.30 percent following his...

VIDEO: Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan getting arrested in his Teletubby costume

Well we’ve all heard about it for the most part this past week and that’s Red Wings prospect Riley Sheahan getting arrested for not only being ‘super-drunk’ but using his teammates (Brendan Smith) ID and being dressed as a teletubby when he was pulled over by Grand Rapids Police. Trevor Parkes (l.) Riley Sheahan (r.) via the New York Post Yeah you really can’t make this...

Detroit Red Wings Prospect ‘Super-Drunk’ Driving Arrest Video Emerges

Two weeks ago we reported that Red Wings Prospect Riley Sheahan had been arrested for “Super-Drunk” driving.  He reportedly blew a .30, which is nearly four-times the legal limit. He was also wearing a teletubbies costume and was using his teammate Brendan Smith’s I.D. to get into the bar.  Smith was supposed to be playing on the Red Wings this year, but because of the lockout...

Riley Sheahan, a Red Wings top pick, arrested for DUI at 4x the legal limit -- while dressed as Tinky Winky

Riley Sheahan, the Detroit Red Wings top pick in 2010, is allegedly the character from now on known as Super Drunk Tinky Winky. Sheahan, 20, who plays for the Grand Rapids Griffins, was wearing... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Detroit Red Wings prospect busted for being a “super drunk” Teletubby

Usually at this time of year, the Detroit Red Wings are busy establishing themselves as Stanley Cup contender, but while still being knee deep in the league imposed lockout, there is very little to report. Enter top prospect Riley Sheahan. Back on October 29, the Red Wings top pick from 2007, was pulled over by [...]

Prospect faces 'super drunk' charge

A Detroit Red Wings prospect faces charges under Michigan's tough ''super drunk'' designation following a traffic stop during which police discovered him clad in a Teletubby costume. According to a Grand Rapids police report obtained by, Riley Sheahan twice registered a blood alcohol level of .30 percent when tested in jail following his arrest on Oct...

Red Wings prospect dressed as Teletubby faces 'super drunk' charge

The Detroit Red Wings' top draft pick in 2010 was charged with "super drunk" driving after a traffic stop in Grand Rapids, Mich., in late October while wearing a purple Teletubby costume. Center Riley Sheahan's blood-alcohol level was .30, nearly four times the legal limit in Michigan, when he was arrested on Oct. 29 by Grand Rapids police, who spotted him going...

Video of Drunk Red Wings Prospect Dressed as a Teletubby Released by Police (Video)

It’s one thing to get arrested, but it’s another thing to get arrested for a DUI while dressed as a Teletubby. Just ask Riley Sheahan, the Red Wings prospect who was cuffed last month for being qualified as “super drunk,” while driving, according to in Grand Rapids, Mich. According to the report, the 20-year-old was arrested with a blood-alcohol content of .30...

Dash Cam Video: Hockey Player DUI dressed as Teletubby

Check out this video of Grand Rapids Griffin and Detroit Red Wing Riley Sheahan's drunk driving arrest from the dashcame of a Grand Rapids Michigan Police Crusier. I was surprised that the female cop patted Sheahan down when there was a male officer standing right there. Related articles Wings pick gets DUI charge in Teletubby garb ( Red Wings Prospect Caught...

Red Wings' Prospect Gets "Super Drunk"

The Big Leagues The Teletubbies may have made an appearance. Oh, and also the police.

Surviving the Apocalypse

Recently, Todd Bertuzzi said that he believes the entire 2012-13 season will be lost. To put it mildly, that would really suck. In fact, some would argue that it would be the end of the world. Two full seasons lost in less than 10 years? Unforgivable! I'm still holding out hope that something can be done to save the season, but it's not much hope. Less than a glimmer...
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