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April 7, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings forward Nicklas Lidstrom (5) during the first period against the Chicago Blackhawks at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Red Wing News

 

Nicklas Lidstrom tells Mike Babcock he won’t come out of retirement for 2013 Red Wings season – Puck Daddy

Nicklas Lidstrom seems happy in his life after the NHL and wish him all the luck in the world. (Please come back Nick.)

 

PHT’s Pressing Questions: How will Detroit adjust to life without Lidstrom? - ProHockeyTalk

No one is able to replace Nick Lidstrom on the ice or in our hearts, but it is time for Niklas Kronwall and the rest of the defence to step up. If they cannot, the Wings are in for a rough season.

 

Red Wings gradually getting back into town, picking up pace during informal practices as camp nears - Mlive

Informal practices are a good start to developing chemistry. Training camp opens early next week.

 

Red Wings goalies see rough start to shortened season - The Detroit News

Practice? Practice? We talking about practice? Jimmy Howard has gotten a lot of practice in during the lockout to stay warm, but expect some rust to show during his first few games.

 

NHL approves deal; Red Wings could open Jan. 19 vs. Blues in St. Louis - Detroit Free Press

The Red Wings will begin the season on a road trip to St. Louis. Time to take back the Central Division.

 

Red Wings’ Jordin Tootoo looks forward to hitting ice, opponents, making new team harder to play against - Mlive

Jordin Tootoo is ready to drop the gloves. It won’t take long for him to become a fan favourite in Detroit.

 

Fansided Articles

 

2013 Central Division Preview - Bleedin’ Blue

The Detroit Red Wings have been too old to win in the NHL since 1999, but I know of an engraved trophy that says otherwise.

 

Training Camp After NHL Lockout Poses Special Challenges - Predlines

Less players will be invited to Training Camp and roster spots will trend toward veteran leadership for the Red Wings.

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