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The question has been on the minds of Motown fans since Nicklas Lidstrom hung up his skates in May: Who succeeds the future Hall of Famer as Detroit Red Wings captain?Veteran forwards Henrik Zetterberg and Pavel Datsyuk are the obvious candidates, but Jordan Hoy of Wings fan site OctopusThrower.com makes a compelling case for hard-hitting defenseman Niklas Kronwall. "...Kronwall brings something to the table that neither Zetterberg nor Datsyuk offer -- a foreboding presence..," Hoy writes, noting that Kronwall, 31, is the youngest of the three and is under contract for another six seasons. "When considering the physical nature of the last two Stanley Cup champions (LA and Boston), and the style of play in the NHL, stitching a "C" on Kronwall's #55 jersey would be a declaration to the rest of the league that a new attitude era has arrived in Hockeytown..."The HockeyFanLand Insight:Niklas Kronwall definitely deserves consideration for Detroit Red Wing...
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins announced on Monday that this Friday’s home game versus the Charlotte Checkers will air live on Fox Sports Detroit at 7 p.m.
The game will be called by the award-winning broadcast team of Ken Daniels and Mickey Redmond, who have worked Detroit Red Wings games together on Fox Sports Detroit for 15 seasons. Daniels is a two-time...
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Well Vancouver came to town, albeit very quietly. Through one period however, both teams fought to a stalemate. 0-0 after 20 minutes of play.
The same story continued, with Cory Schneider and Jimmy Howard staring eachother down from...
It’s disappointing that the NHL and NHLPA didn’t make any more progress this week during their CBA talks, but the KHL keeps providing us with more and more highlight reel plays.Judging by his slick moves in this game with CSKA Moscow, it appears that Detroit Red Wings forward Pavel Datsyuk has not lost any of his magic yet and still has his silky mitts.