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Let’s Not Fire Jeff Blashill

After succeeding Babcock prior to the 2015-16 season, Jeff Blashill inherited a team doomed for mediocrity. Scotty Bowman and Mike Babcock are the two best coaches in franchise history – so to anticipate similar results from Blashill is an unfair expectation. However, his coaching style hasn’t succeeded in the NHL. 

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Red Wings Postgame: At Least We Remembered Our Passports

Entering tonight, the Wings are on a 6 game losing streak. They need to right the ship and get back in the win column. The Rundown The Wings got off to a lazy start, which proved costly to one of the NHL’s hottest teams. Paul Byron started the scoring 5:24 into the first period on…

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Can Kitchener-Waterloo support an NHL team?

This is merely hypothetical and there have been no proposals, discussion, or financial backers. For those of you unfamiliar with the Kitchener-Waterloo (KW) region, they are two separate cities that immediately border each other. Then add Cambridge, a city not even 5 minutes outside of Kitchener, and these three cities become the Tri-city area. According…

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Wings Post-Game: That’s a Wrap from Oil Country!

Coming off a loss to the Senators, the Wings began a 3 game road trip this afternoon in Western Canada. Petr Mrazek got the start and hasn’t played since October 20th against the Capitals. Howard attended his uncle’s funeral yesterday and backed up today’s game after a long day of travelling. This was also Nielson’s…

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3 Things I’d Pitch To Ken Holland

As a kid and young teenager, I loved Ken Holland and blindly defended him. Fast forward to the 2012 and 2013 off seasons and that opinion quickly changed with the additions of Weiss, Alfredsson, and Samuelsson. The ‘Kyle Quincey for a first round pick’ trade didn’t sit well either.