Guest post by Franklin Steele:
I'm not a super-picky fan of the Detroit Red Wings. A victory is a victory, and points are points. That doesn't mean there aren't a few things I'd really like to see happen tonight against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
For starters, I want to see another Jordin Tootoo fight. I don't like to make guarantees or predictions that I can't keep, so I guarantee you that he ends up fighting Jared Boll or Derek Dorsett.
He's scrapped with them both before, and the Wings always seem energized after he throws the gloves.
I'd also really like to see him out on the ice more. Tootoo seems to make a little something happen every single time he is out on the ice, and he deserves more than seven or eight minutes of ice time.
Unless, of course, Babcock is satisfied utilizing Dan Cleary for 16 minutes a game like usual. Last night I realized I hadn't heard Cleary's name a single time since the beginning of the season. He has lite...