Found September 11, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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I did my best to sumarize a day-and-a-half's worth of Red Wings-related stories in one post, and what follows are mostly "tailings," but they're intriguing nonetheless. Before we begin the little round-up, however, two sets of comments from the previous post stood out, and bear repeating. While speaking with MLive's Ansar Khan, Wings coach Mike Babcock summarized his mindset going into training camp with this take on what the Wings prospects' championship run showed him about the job security his present players can boast of having, as well as what training camp and the exhibition season are all about: “In the nine years I’ve been here that was the best rookie (class) we’ve had by far,'' Babcock said. “We have 16 forwards in camp that plan on playing in the NHL, that’s too many. So the competition from within is as high a level as we’ve ever had it, which is a positive thing.'' More than 60 players will start practices and intrasq...
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