February 13, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Henrik Zetterberg (40) skates with the puck as St. Louis Blues right wing Ryan Reaves (75) defends in the first period at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Red Wing Links of the Week


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Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg off to strong start in first year as captain, among NHL scoring leaders – MLive

Zetterberg is showing great offensive and defensive abilities this season with the pressure of wearing the C, which also know as being Henrik Zetterberg.

 

As Red Wings goalie Joey MacDonald gets waived, how 11 days validated his hockey life - Detroit Hustle

When Ty Conklin faltered last season, MacDonald stepped up and played fantastic. I am happy he will receive another shot in Calgary.

 

Five Questions: Osgood on post-playing days - NHL

Chris Osgood talks life after his playing days and the St. Louis “rivalry.”

 

Duff: Babcock simplifies strategy - Windsor Star

Without Todd Bertuzzi and Johan Franzen in the line-up for the foreseeable future that is exactly what they need to do.

 

Red Wings’ Brian Lashoff showing his value on the penalty kill - Detroit Free Press

Brian Lashoff might be making some rookie mistakes, but him and Jonathan Ericsson are the Wings’ best penalty killers.

Octopus Thrower Articles of Note

Henrik Zetterberg Is As Hot As He’s Ever Been

Zetterberg is so hot right now.

The Detroit Red Wings Need Todd Bertuzzi On The Second Line

With Franzen out of the line-up this become an even greater need.

Damien Brunner: Is Anyone Surprised?

A lot of people were, but should they have been?

Between The Pipes: Petr Mrazek

The rookie has been good at all of the levels, but the NHL suits him and the Wings the best.

 

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