Found August 10, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
Winging it in Motown's JJ from Kansas posited the Detroit Red Wings version of Puck Daddy's "National Hockey League of Nations" article, attempting to pick the best Red Wings player from each and every one of the countries which have produced Red Wings players, and if we're going with "most naturally talented," I can't disagree with his pick for Russia: Russia: Sergei Fedorov: Oh boy, here we go. While Igor Larionov, Slava Fetisov, and Vladimir Konstantinov deserve to be mentioned here, the best player designation is always going to come down between two players and the way they're viewed among Red Wings fans could not be more divided. One had more raw talent, the other worked harder to hone his natural gifts. One was flashier, the other better-grounded. One is the prototypical great teammate, the other left the minute he was free to go. Continue reading "JJ from Kansas offers the Red Wings’ version of Puck Daddy’s “National H...

Red Wings afternoon news: on Ian White and points of ‘exciting’ emphasis

I spend a significant amount of time reading foreign-language news websites in the summer, and finding's Kenneth Fahlberg's interview with Henrik Zetterberg was the start of a two-parter of sorts: At the other end of the "importance to the Red Wings going forward" spectrum: Sportbox points us toward a report from which states that Avangard Omsk...

A RedWingsFeed-sponsored slate of Red Wings evening gnus about Lidstrom and Samuelsson

This entry's essentially brought to you by RedWingsFeed as I wasn't on Twitter when's Bill Roose offered a trio of "teasers" for an upcoming conversation with Nicklas Lidstrom... Spoke to Nicklas Lidstrom on several topics today, including Alfredsson, the '14 Winter Classic, and his jersey retirement night on March 6. — The...

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Paul noted that Daniel Alfredsson told the Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch that he will in fact hold some sort of press conference this week, but the balance of Garrioch's article involves Senators owner Eugene Melnyk repeating his talking points from his Friday conversation with the Ottawa Citizen's James Gordon, though Garrioch paraphrases much of it. By now, it's...

Sipple: the Red Wings are slowly breaking in Ryan Martin

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Does Eugene Melnyk satisfactorily explain Alfredsson issue?

Is a blank check really a blank check if it comes with stipulations? Can a stated dedication to a player later be used against that player? The team? The situation with the Ottawa Senators - specifically between their owner, Eugene Melnyk and their former captain, Daniel Alfredsson - is a case study in how messages can get mixed up. Fans can be forgiven for not knowing which, if...

A trio of charitable hockey reminders and meager Red Wings pickings

This past week has been quite busy from a Red Wings news perspective, so while I certainly understand that some of you feel like this is a quiet time of year, it sure doesn't feel that way to me. We remain in the herky-jerky summertime news cycle, however, and the early posting of what I can only describe as a...Unique...Interview with Senators owner Eugene Melnyk regarding...

Left Wing Lock reveals details of Red Wings prospect tournament/training camp tix fax sale

The Left Wing Lock's Sarah Lindenau reports that Centre Ice Arena will be holding its by-fax sale of prospect tournament and training camp tickets, The fax ticket sale for the remaining tickets to the 2013 Red Wings training camp tickets has been announced to begin at noon on August 9th, 2013. Tickets are available on a first come first serve basis. Tickets to...
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