Found September 19, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
After a very-early-morning practice at Joe Louis Arena, the Detroit Red Wings will tangle with the Boston Bruins tonight at 7 PM, and the game will air on Fox Sports Detroit. Four of the Wings' six remaining be televised as well, with only Saturday's tilt against Boston (I will be attending that one as a fan) and the Friday, September 27 game against Toronto not airing on TV. If you plan on watching tonight's game, you might want to know that a) the Boston Herald's Steve Conroy reports that Gregory Campbell may play for Boston but Patrice Bergeron will not, b) Teemu Pulkkinen's heading to New York instead for an in-person hearing with Brendan Shanahan as it sounds like his first five NHL games will involve spending time in the press box... Continue reading "Red Wings morning report: on the ‘push from below,’ the preseason, prospects and personalities"
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