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Defensive Deficiency


No replacing Captain Norris

Not to state the obvious, but the Red Wings miss Nick Lidstrom. When the 42 year-old defenseman announced his retirement over the summer, everyone knew Detroit would struggle. Just three games into the season the Wings have allowed 10 goals and used 9 different defenseman mostly due to injuries. The current unit includes a mixture up and coming prospects like Brian Lashoff and Brendan Smith along with recently signed Kent Huskins who had been playing for Norfolk of the AHL prior to inking … Continue Reading

January 18th Appearance on the Vic McCarty Show

20111223-153119.jpgI appeared on the Vic McCarty Show on January 18th, 2013.  We discussed the Red Wings and the start of the 48 game season.  To listen to the podcast click here.

Chopping Block: Final Roster Spot On the Line


Emmerton and Mursak in an Early Battle

It’s been a battle that has been seven years in the making for Cory Emmerton and Jan Mursak. With Todd Bertuzzi (Mono) and Darren helm (back) out, the pair of 2006 Red Wings draft picks will both get a chance to play in tonight’s season opener against the St. Louis Blues. After that it is unclear which player will earn the final spot on the Wings 23-man roster or when the decision will be made.

Detroit was expecting to … Continue Reading

January 7th Appearance on the Locker Room with Vic McCarty

1340 AMI appeared on the Locker Room with Vic McCarty on January 7th, 2013.  We discussed the end of the NHL lockout and the shortened season ahead.  To listen to the podcast click here.

Tentative Dates for the Red Wings Development Camp Released

PulkWith the NHL lockout all but over, the Detroit Red Wings have begun making plans for the upcoming year. While they have not released dates for the 2013 NHL prospect tournament and Red Wings training camp, they have set preliminary dates for their next prospect development camp. The development camp, currently slated for July 12 through the 20th in Traverse City, MI, will showcase the organizations top prospects and 2013 NHL entry draft selections. The camp, which is an educational and training camp for Detroit’s prospects, is the only … Continue Reading