Originally written January 17, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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The timing fits, per the Free Press's Helene St. James: Beloved net-front expert Tomas Holmstrom has told the Red Wings he's done playing in the NHL after 15 seasons, and naturally for a guy who helped them win four Stanley Cups, the Wings want to give Holmstrom a proper farewell. That's been a bit tricky, what with a rushed training camp which started at Compuware because Joe Louis Arena was occupied by Ford Motor Company, and the possibility that Mike and Marian Ilitch want to be on hand for the event. Continue reading "St. James: Red Wings’ Tomas Holmstrom will retire on Tuesday"
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