Found January 03, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
As the Detroit Red Wings embark upon a 4-game road trip (albeit one that will involve a trip back to Detroit to practice on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) with a game against the Dallas Stars tonight (8 PM EST, FSD/Vers…I mean the NBC Sports Network outside Michigan/WXYT), they face something of a puzzling opponent. While the Wings hope to better their 49 points and climb to within two of the Western Conference-leading Blackhawks—and maintain their 2-point lead over the Blues—the up-and-down Stars have 43 points, but ESPN Dallas’s Richard Durrett points out that the Stars could vault over the fourth-place Wings into third in the West as they trail the Pacific Division leaders, the Sharks, by one…Despite having gone a rather pedestrian 7-and-6 in December. A little confused? Good. Me, too, but the Western Conference standings are a bit wacky. Continue reading "Red Wings-Stars set-up and World Junior Championship overnight report: Puzzling Stars & Mrazek"

WWE Diva Kelly Kelly linked to NHL player

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Dallas Stars Recall Defenseman Jordie Benn

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Charting Time on Ice - December

December was a roller coaster month for the Stars. They beat good teams and lost to bad teams. They saw players come back from injury but suffered more injuries as the month wore on. Dallas played 13 games in the month of December, none of them reaching overtime and went 7-6-0. They enter the first game of the new year with 43 points, good enough for 10th place in the Western Conference...

Conner gets to travel, but it's a trip to Grand Rapids

After Monday's practice, Red Wings forward Chris Conner was asked whether he would join the team on its trip to Dallas. "I'm not sure what ...," Conner began to answer. "Nope, he's not; he's going to be assigned right now," Wings coach Mike Babcock interjected, finishing the answer. "Well, there it goes," Conner said.

Sore groin holds Helm back

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Dallas Stars can't catch Detroit Red Wings

Red Wings 5, Stars 4

GDT - Game #39:  Red Wings at Stars (8:00)

Really quick and dirty GDT today.  DET (24-13-1) take their 18th ranked road record (9-11-0) to DAL tonight to begin a four game road trip [you can do the math - all but two of DET’s losses occurred on the road]. While the Wings have won 12 straight at JLA, they have lost six of nine on the road heading into this trip. The Stars (21-15-1) are struggling to keep pace in the...

NOHS Review of 2011

It's never too late to write a review of 2011. Well, I suppose it would be weird if I wrote this in 2018, but January 2 doesn't seem bad. In this post, I'll recap some things that were significant to the Red Wings and this blog. It's not all happy, but it all happened.Leap! First Post: A recap of the Red Wings’ loss to the Islanders. Even without that post,...

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Linesman leaves with concussion-like symptoms

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StarGazing - January 3rd vs. Detroit Red Wings

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