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With two full days' worth of Red Wings catching-up to do for this blog and two days' worth of CBA rhetoric to catch up on for the job that's probably going to become my main occupation when the Red Wings go on "hiatus," and none of that work getting done tonight...
I'm going to try to put this in a way that won't cost me my job.
I am, first and foremost, a fan of the Detroit Red Wings and their players. Even though I'm strongly supporting the NHLPA in this labor dispute, as I did in 2004 and as I did in 1994, I think it's pretty bloody important for most every NHL and NHLPA member to understand the point of view that the backbone of their $3.3 billion industry generally comes from: Continue reading "Who’s got the lockout crack?"
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The Detroit Red Wings are in unfamiliar territory. People are beginning to talk, and some of that talk is mentioning the unthinkable, the Red Wings missing the playoffs. Most of this talk is stemming from the fact that the Red Wings lost Nicklas Lidstrom, the NHL's prefect human, after 20 seasons in Detroit.Lidstrom has been a permanent fixture on the Red Wings' blue line...
MLive's Ansar Khan spoke to several Red Wings players about the NHL's second CBA proposal to the players, and the players spelled the proposal out in plain English:
“It (the proposal) was a pig with lipstick on, instead of a pig,'' Detroit Red Wings forward Danny Cleary said on Thursday.
Cleary, who has been active in union matters for years and...
I'm more than a little under the weather, thus the lack of posts (sorry), but these two press releases from the Red Wings are noteworthy and, in the case of the first one, invole something you can enjoy this weekend:
RED WINGS EXPERIENCE PRESENTED BY COKE ZERO TO APPEAR AT 15th ANNUAL ARTS, BEATS & EATS FESTIVAL IN ROYAL OAK
… Event Patrons set to Enjoy Interactive...
The August chatter has been very negative surrounding the Detroit Red Wings -- not to mention all of the NHL Continue reading →
Lucy Gradolph 360 Page: Photo Gallery 360 Role: Girl Next Door Contestant Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI Birthday: Sept. 17th 1992 HT: 5’7 Eye Color: Blue Favorite Athlete: Pavel Datsyuk Favorite Team: Detroit Red Wings If you could win a date with any famous athlete, who would it be and why? Pavel Datsyuk [...]
According to Businessweek, Ken Holland and the Detroit Red Wings are the smartest spenders in the NHL over the past five seasons which probably won’t make the Holland haters feel any better about the offseason the Wings had this summer.
Businessweek took into account all four major sports in the United States and ranked the Tampa Bay Rays as the smartest spending team across the...