Originally written on Kukla's Korner  |  Last updated 11/14/14
As the Red Wings’ prospects lay their heads down after a 6-5 shootout victory for Team Lidstrom at the Wings’ summer development camp, this blogger feels like he drew long straws all week and is now getting the short one. The prospects played a fast and furious game after honoring the memory of Bryan Rufenach both outside (where Mitchell Callahan got dunked repeatedly in the dunk tank, by me included, and players and team personnel mingled with fans to raise funds for Rufenach’s hockey school) and prior to the game—once all was said and done, the puck dropped at 7 and the game was over around 9:05, 15-minute intermissions between periods included… And I got to watch the game from a fantastic spot, sitting at a high table pressed right against the glass, halfway between Centre Ice’s north net’s goal and the intersection of the boards and the goal line. Pucks bounced off the glass a foot from my ear and players smeared each other into the slightly curving panes. Continue reading "...
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