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No Fans Means New Mental Challenges

Back in August, 24 teams entered the Edmonton and Toronto bubbles and gave fans 65 days of non-stop hockey. While it was amazing to have hockey back, it was definitely a little eerie watching games without the roar of the crowd. At the time, this was assumed to be a temporary measure, as health experts…

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Friday Folklore – Stevie Y’s Greatest Goal

Folklore: traditional customs, tales, sayings, dances, or art forms preserved among a people There are only a handful of clubs that have a history like the Detroit Red Wings. That’s why it felt fitting to introduce a new segment – Friday Folklore. Every Friday we will celebrate some of the greatest moments of the Wings’…

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The ‘Taxi’ Boys

As we are well aware, this season CLEARLY isn’t going to be like any other. No pre-season, there’s only 56 games and a new caveat… ‘The Taxi Squad.’ The origin of this term dates back to the 1940’s with the AAFC (All-America Football Conference) and its creator, Paul Brown. The progressive Cleveland Browns coach came…

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The X-Factor Line – An American, a Canadian and a Czech

Barring injuries and COVID complications, the trio of Bertuzzi, Larkin and Mantha will likely be the top-line when the Wings host the Carolina Hurricanes on January 15th. But it’s the second line that will undoubtedly be the X-Factor line. The addition of Sens-castaway Bobby Ryan, the emergence of Filip Zadina and playing Robby Fabbri at…

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