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I'm still feeling quite dreadful today, and ahead of tonight's game between the Red Wings and Tampa Bay Lightning (7 PM, FSD/SUN/97.1 FM), I cannot deny that addressing Johan Franzen's status from an, "I am open about having an anxiety disorder" perspective was less than pleasant. I don't think this will make things any better: Valtteri Filppula's return to Detroit as a high-scoring member of the Tampa Bay Lightning is the topic of the day, and MLive's Brendan Savage wonders whether the Red wings made a "mistake" in not re-signing Filppula: Continue reading "Did the Red Wings ‘make a mistake’ in not re-signing Filppula? It’s far too early to tell"
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