Amongst this afternoon's Red Wings-related stories:
So the IIHF posited a press release and Olympic schedule after reaching an agreement with the NHL, NHLPA and IOC regarding NHL player participation in the 2014 Olympics, which will take place in Sochi, Russia. Given that Tomas Tatar, Tomas Jurco (Slovakia), Jonathan Ericsson (a probable but not "lock" candidate), Niklas Kronwall, Johan Franzen, Gustav Nyquist and Henrik Zetterberg [and Daniel Aflredsson!] (Sweden) have already taken part in their countries' respective Olympic summer camps, and given that Pavel Datsyuk's going to take part in Russia's Olympic summer camp later this month, the Wings will obviously be well-represented at the Olympic games--and, as MLive's Brendan Savage notes, the Wings are likely to have other Olymmpic participants, too:
Continue reading "Red Wings non-schedule-related news: on Olympians, Fedorov’s bluster and top prospects"