Found August 26, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
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Amongst this evening's Red Wings quickies: Via RedWingsFeed, Expressen's Linus Hugosson took note of a comment Henrik Zetterberg made during a European Trophy TV broadcast on Sunday:   Henrik Zetterberg to @viasathockey: "I'd be overjoyed if I'm asked to wear the C." Adds that nothing is official yet. #redwings — Linus Hugosson (@linushugosson) August 26, 2012 There's also some news regarding Pavel Datsyuk's playing plans. Datsyuk was ptaking part in a charity hockey game in Kazan, and as Yahoo Sports' Greg "Puck Daddy" Wyshynski noted, Datsyuk spoke to R-Sport about the possibility that he might play in the KHL this fall (and this is roughly translated):   Continue reading "Red Wings evening quickies: on Zetterberg, Datsyuk’s playing plans and Athanasiou’s new start"
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