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Red Wings Wednesday practice post: Brunner has some sort of injury, Griffins add Sproul

The Red Wings took to the ice at Joe Louis Arena before boarding a 2:30 PM EDT flight to Phoenix for tomorrow night's game against the Coyotes and Friday night's game in Colorado. Amongst today's practice news... @vllnt29 Helm out here skating on his own before practice. Bertuzzi has been skating with team. — Chuck Pleiness (@wingsfrontman) April 3, 2013...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Florida Trades Jerred Smithson To Edmonton

Jerred Smithson from FLA to EDM for a draft pick, believed to be a fourth round pick. #tradecentre — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 3, 2013
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Nashville Send Scott Hannan To San Jose

Nashville sends Hannan to San Jose for a conditional 6\7th round pick. #tradecentre — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 3, 2013 added 12:49pm,   #SJSharks conditional deal for Hannan: NSH gets 7th round pick, but if he sees action in a playoff game, that moves up to 6th. — David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks) April 3, 2013
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Live Stream- TSN Trade Deadline Show

The stream just started at 12:00pm ET and is scheduled to go until 6:00pm, Watch it below... Continue reading "Live Stream- TSN Trade Deadline Show"
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Kiprusoff Update

Darren Dreger reporting Kiprusoff wants to stay in Calgary for this season then retire. So attention may now turn to Luongo. lots of discussion this morning, however sources indicate Kiprusoff will stay in Calgary and retire at the end of the season. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 3, 2013
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings late-morning mishmash: trade talk, a Datsyuk-Verlander exchange and praise for Jensen

The Red Wings will take to the ice for a quick practice before boarding an afternoon flight to Phoenix for the team's two-game trip out West to play the Coyotes on Thursday and Colorado on Friday, but before they do so, here's a smattering of Wings-related news. On the Red Wings trade front Quiet so far on #RedWings front, but am told by GM Ken Holland team is...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

The Goalie, the Puck, and Physics

Randall Munroe of xkcd takes a look at the physics of pucks hitting a goalie, and what can and can't happen. Here's the full discussion at "what if?"
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Price Burns Calories In Net

from Dave Stubbs of the Montreal Gazette, The “2336” readout on the watch following Monday’s game wasn’t the time of night, but rather his estimated calorie expenditure of the previous 5½ hours. “I wear it in practice and I’ve been curious. I never knew what (calories) I burned during a game,” Price said. “It will give me a good idea what I should be eating...
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Still No Contract For Mark Streit

#Isles Streit seeking multi-year deal w/ an AAV north of what Visnovsky received last wk ($4.75) from Isles. Two sides couldn't close gap — Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) April 3, 2013   #Isles As of yesterday, Isles had informed Streit that, despite contract stalemate, he will not be dealt — Katie Strang (@KatieStrangESPN) April 3, 2013
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Pitkanen Out Three Months

GM Jim Rutherford says his understanding is Pitkanen's leg injury will keep defenseman sidelined three months. — Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) April 3, 2013 If you missed how he was injured, you can watch it here.
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Live Stream- Sportsnet’s Hockey Central Trade Deadline 2013

All the hockey experts from Sportsnet will be covering the trade deadline, coverage starts at 8:00am ET and you can watch the live stream below... Continue reading "Live Stream- Sportsnet’s Hockey Central Trade Deadline 2013"
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Sabres Focus On Next Season

from Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News, Darcy Regier has turned his attention to the future after trading away three defensemen in recent weeks and stockpiling draft picks. We’ll see what Regier has up his sleeve leading into today’s NHL trade deadline. I’m sure he’ll convince Pegula & Co., that he has the answers moving forward even though his team has gone backward...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Looking For Offense

from Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, General manager Jarmo Kekalainen wants to add some offensive firepower to his resurgent club, but he doesn’t want to trade a player off the current roster or give up a significant part of the club’s future. “We’re looking to add,” Kekalainen said last night. “We’ve put into play one of our first-round picks, the...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Good Morning Trade Deadline Day

Coffee made, check. Optimized desktop for surfing speed, check. Said a silent prayer KK holds up, check Expecting a big trade day, uncheck. Who's left?  It may become the Kiprusoff/Luongo show but guess what, neither may be be moved today or maybe one will and that will be the talk today. What are your thoughts regarding today? Did you take the day off or will it be...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings overnight report: on trades, health and lots of Griffins stuff/videos

I may not agree with Red Wings GM Ken Holland or the Wings front office's highly likely decision to stand pat at the trade deadline, but at least the organization has preached a consistent message about doing so over the past couple of weeks. No depth moves, we were told, no moving the team's first-round pick, first we were told regarding the Bouwmeester trade, and then...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Trade Deadline Eve

Following some of the names that have been moved these past few days, trade deadline day could shape up to be a day with a lot of little deals. However, names like Miikka Kiprusoff, Roberto Luongo, Mark Streit, and Jason Pominville could make the day interesting. Here is an update on the most notable names that have changed teams so far with the likely fantasy implications. Of course...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Patrice Bergeron hit (unintentionally?) in head, has to leave Bruins-Senators game

As reported by the Boston Globe's Fluto Shinzawa: Patrice Bergeron did not return to Tuesday night's game after leaving halfway through the second period. Coach Claude Julien declined to disclose the nature of Bergeron’s injury. Bergeron was not in the dressing room after the 3-2 win over the Senators at TD Garden. Bergeron was injured during a race for the puck...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Red Wings GM Ken Holland tells Khan, Pleiness that trades are unlikely, offers injury updates

As you might expect, Red Wings GM Ken Holland gave MLive's Ansar Khan and the Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness a late-Tuesday-night interview, and as of the present moment, Holland told Khan that it's highly unlikely that the Wings will make a move at this point, though he and the Wings' management staff will remain bunkered down at the Joe for the next day... “With...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Talk On Deadline Eve

The TSN hockey panel sat down tonight to discuss (TSN video) some the players who are still available at this time. The same panel also discussed (TSN video) the Toronto/Vancouver/Calgary goalie situation, which I have a feeling we will be hearing more of the same early tomorrow.  
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
GET WELL SOON

Joni Pitkanen injured in an icing race

It appears to be an ankle or lower leg, hope it isn't too serious but it does not look good.
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

How The Leafs Can Handle Kiprusoff Deal

from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail, Thankfully, there is a way that it could happen and the best way to illustrate it is in the context of the Toronto Maple Leafs interest in Kiprusoff’s services (although the St. Louis Blues better be in their bidding for him as well, given goaltender Jaroslav Halak’s uncertain health status). The Leafs, who have permission...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

This year’s Red Wings are enduring a transitional year, but its coach is enjoying every minute of it

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock offered some intriguing insights on his profession to Canucks Army's Jason Gregor recently, and on Tuesday, Babcock told the Associated Press's Larry Lage that he's actually enjoying coaching a very youthful and sometimes mistake-prone Red Wings team as his charges slowly skate and occasionally stumble toward a playoff berth: "It’s...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Bad Hosts

The disturbing trend continues: For the fifth straight year, the MasterCard Memorial Cup hosts will enter the tournament through the back door. Not since the 2008 Kitchener Rangers has the host team of the national championship won their league prior to the tournament’s commencement. What felt like a long, 31-day wait for last year’s hosts, the Shawinigan Cataractes...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Ryane Clowe Traded To The New York Rangers

Many of the hockey scribes are reporting Ryane Clowe has agreed to a trade to the New York Rangers by waiving his NTC. So let's go with it. I will update as information becomes available.
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

TSN Power Rankings

from Scott Cullen of TSN, #1 Chicago Blackhawks- Carrying on, despite missing two of their most prolific goal-scorers, the Blackhawks get their offence from other source, like rookie LW Brandon Saad, who now has 17 points in his last 16 games.  Key Injuries: LW Patrick Sharp (shoulder), RW Marian Hossa (upper body), C Dave Bolland (foot). #2 Boston Bruins- Can the acquisition...
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April 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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