Jan 24, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Red Wings center Gustav Nyquist (14) and right wing Daniel Alfredsson (11) congratulate left wing Henrik Zetterberg (right) after scoring in the first period against the Montreal Canadiens at Joe Louis Arena. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

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Detroit Red Wings’ Daniel Alfredsson welcomed back ‘with open arms’ – Detroit Free Press

Having Daniel Alfredsson back has been a big boost for the Wings, who needed someone with his shooting and passing abilities.

Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg day-to-day after suffering another back injury – Mlive

The Red Wings need their captain back on the ice soon, but with his back acting up again it could be days or weeks before he returns to the line-up.

Report: Red Wings game at Michigan Stadium will not set attendance record - The Detroit News

Although it did not set the record for Guinness Record the most attendance at a hockey game, it did set the NHL Record.

Franzen will play against Panthers; Samuelsson clears waivers – Red Wings Front

The Mule has a solid first game back from injury and some dead weight has been shed, although it only saves the Red Wings $100,000 of his $3M cap hit.

Youngsters not distracted by bright lights – Detroit Red Wings

Riley Sheahan, Tomas Tatar, and Tomas Jurco have stepped up in a big way for Detroit with all the injuries this team has faced and we could see this as a regular line in the NHL next season.

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