Originally written April 25, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
After more or less collapsing due to lingering exhaustion on Monday evening, I woke up with a start, with my bizarre dreams and pseudo-nightmares having given way to that inevitable, “You need to get up, you have to update the blog” nag that has become an internal alarm clock, but I rose for my middle-of-the-night sojourn through this morning’s crop of articles related to Monday’s Red Wings locker room clean-out and its aftermath wondering if we’ve learned anything about the team you and I follow so passionately in the process. I can tell you that we’re in for the inevitable poker game with its best player, Nicklas Lidstrom, regarding his future plans; I can tell you that Brad Stuart’s not going to play another game in Detroit, barring some sort of miracle, and I can tell you that Tomas Holmstrom faces the same problem Kris Draper did last year—he may want to continue playing for the Wings, but younger players may have already won his spot from him. Continue reading "Red Wings...
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