Found April 19, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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As Wings coach Mike Babcock might say, the Red Wings (20-16-and-7, 47 points, 18 Regulation-or-OT Wins, 5 games left) sit in 10th place in the Western Conference standings because the Dallas Stars defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 on Thursday (Dallas is 22-18-and-3, has 20 ROW's and the same 47 points and 5 games remaining as the Wings, so they're in 9th place now, and the Wings play in Dallas during the regular-season finale), the Columbus Blue Jackets at least remain within reach thanks to a 2-1 loss to LA but remain ahead of the Wings (21-16-and-7, 16 ROWs, 49 points, 4 games remaining, yay), and the Phoenix Coyotes inched closer to the Wings via a 2-1 shootout loss to St. Louis (18-7-and-8, 15 ROWs, 44 points, 4 games remaining, including Monday vs. Detroit), "And that's the facts." If I may take off my pretend professional blogger's hat and speak as a fan, the facts *#$%@& suck donkey balls. The Wings really do need to win 3--or preferably 4--...
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