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Well, Jimmy Howard (192,685 votes as a write-in, finishing sixth among goalies), Nicklas Lidstrom (476,979 votes, fourth among defensemen), Pavel Datsyuk (313,783, ninth among forwards) and Henrik Zetterberg (206,852 votes, 12th among forwards) didn’t make the All-Star Game’s starters’ cut, though it’s highly likely that Howard and Lidstrom will head to Ottawa via selections made by the NHL’s Hockey Operations Departmetn later this month.
This morning/afternoon’s crop of Red Wings-related news begins on a good note, however, via MLive’s Ansar Khan:
Holmstrom and Helm are back at practice for Wings.
Wings practice lines: 93-13-44, 51-40-26, 20-8-11, 14-48-41; 5-18, 55-23, 52-22 (4); 35-29
DetroitRedWings.com’s Bill Roose confirms:
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Jimmy Howard's reliable play has made it easy for the Detroit Red Wings to keep starting him. Jonas Gustavsson is hoping to develop into that kind of goaltender for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
While Gustavsson will try to earn another start, Howard will go for his 100th career victory and league-best 25th this season Saturday night at Air Canada Centre.
Howard has started 30 of...
As the Red Wings prepared for Saturday’s game against the Maple Leafs (7 PM EST, FSD/CBC/WXYT) in Toronto on Friday, Wings coach Mike Babcock didn’t deliver encouraging news regarding the states of Tomas Holmstrom and Darren Helm’s respective groins while speaking to MLive’s Ansar Khan:
“They haven’t been made eligible to us at all, so I don’t know when they’re going...
In 2008 the question on everyone’s mind regarding the 2010 NHL draft wasn't Taylor vs Tyler, it was Taylor vs Teemu.
Teemu Pulkkinen is a Finnish born winger playing for Jokerit of the SM-Liiga. He has been described as a “pure sniper” with “a great shot” and a “great release”, compared to Jari Kurri, and widely considered a top-10 pick in the draft.
DETROIT – When the Red Wings and Maple Leafs tussle this Saturday for the 276th time in series history, goalie Jimmy Howard will be looking to make history of his own.
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Welll isn’t this interesting in the Red Wings-related news category, via AnnArbor.com’s Pete Cunningham:
The next outdoor hockey game at Michigan Stadium may feature National Hockey League teams.
Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon confirmed Thursday that he has been approached by the NHL about playing host for the Winter Classic, in what would be the league’s sixth annual...
Everyone knows that the Detroit Red Wings want to host the Winter Classic, the NHL's annual outdoor game. And it's generally believed that they'll get it sooner than later.
The remaining 36 All-Stars will be chosen later this month, and the two team rosters will be determined for a second straight year by the fantasy draft during All-Star weekend. Each team will have 12 forwards, six defensemen and three goalies.
The Red Wings will have a bunch of extra passengers on their upcoming three-game trip. It's time for the annual fathers trip, and it starts with Saturday's game against the Maple Leafs in Toronto. The Wings will face the Blackhawks in Chicago on Sunday, and then travel to face the Islanders on Tuesday. Justin Abdelkader's father, Joe, is making his third trip.