Found February 18, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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Red Wings GM Ken Holland's witnessed half his roster miss time due to injuries, and Detroit remains an injury-ravaged team (see: Darren Helm, Todd Bertuzzi, Johan Franzen, Jan Mursak, Carlo Colaiacovo and Brendan Smith, with Johnas Gustavsson, Mikael Samuelsson, Pavel Datsyuk, Ian White, Patrick Eaves and Jonathan Ericsson having returned to health, Valtteri FIlppula nursing a nagging sore MCL and Kyle Quincey and Brian Lashoff getting "banged-up"), but Holland told the Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson that he expected the 48-games-in-99-nights schedule to yield a demolition derby: Detroit’s Holland feels the 48-game season is an absolute war of attrition. NHL teams’ medical rooms are so full that players are taking numbers for treatment with games being played three or four times a week and the energy level in every game ramped through the roof. “It’s a playoff run from January to April — three-and-a-half months of games every second day, then the 16 final...
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