Found February 15, 2012 on Kukla's Korner:
from Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News, At the morning skate, the players who skated, skated hard, and the players who needed rest, rested. On a wall in the back were dry erase boards with standings and rankings of the best power play and penalty kill. It might have been there to remind them how good they are, but it probably was there more to remind them where they needed work. On the walls above the lockers were images of the Stanley Cups the franchise has won, and black and white pictures of past heroes. They were there to encourage and to admonish - it depends on if you were looking at them after a win or a loss. And in the middle of the carpet was a huge Red Wings logo - the kind of logo that many franchises protect with almost military intensity, defying anyone from stepping on it. But Detroit coach Mike Babcock sauntered out and held his morning media debriefing in the middle of the locker room standing on the logo. If he had something to say, he didn’t mind if any play...
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