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An interesting conversation going on now on WXYT in Detroit regarding a column Helene Elliott did for the LA Times yesterday and re-printed in the Detroit News today.
I caught bits and pieces of the talk, and then turned it off when one of the so-called jocks said this about Helene, “What does an Anaheim beat writer know about the Wings?”
Click, turned the station, maybe if they would have realized Helene Elliot is part of the Hockey Hall of Fame, I would have continued to listen.

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The Babcock Structure

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from the Windsor Star,

“We have simple structure on our team and we believe structure allows the skill to come out if we compete and we put a large emphasis on how hard we compete and how quick we get to battles and how hard we want to play on the puck,” Babcock said.
In their first home game after that early western trip, the Wings beat the Sharks 2-1 by playing the simple game Babcock had been preaching.
Detroit won nine games in a row and the Wings’ rededication to buying into what Babcock was selling was cemented.
“We’re playing the system and playing it well,” Wings captain Nick Lidstrom said.

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thanks to a KK member for the pointer…

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Windsor Cashing In

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from the Detroit News,

Bettors packed Casino Windsor’s 8-month-old sports betting venue earlier this week, watching big-screen TVs, eating, drinking a few toddies and generally going crazy, as one waitress described the evening at The Legends Sports Lounge.
While the clientele was typical for a Detroit Red Wing playoff hockey night in Legends, Monday night was special—the high-flying Red Wings clinched the second round of the playoffs in search of a Stanley Cup championship.
That translates into continued big crowds and big bucks for Legends.

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KK Challenge

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Don’t forget about the latest KK Challenge.
You have a chance to win a $100 gift certificate but your submission must be in by 7pm ET today.

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Making Something Out Of Nothing

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from the Vancouver Sun,

Let’s face it: in the Canucks, Anaheim had to worry about two-thirds of one forward line, a banged-up defence and a great goaltender, and still were a bounce here or there from losing four games.
It would have been a grave miscarriage of justice, but the scores (if not the games) were really that close.
But now, they’ve drawn the Nucks Deluxe.
Like Vancouver, Detroit has a potential series-stealer in goal with Hasek. Like the Canucks, the Wings can play a team defence so confounding, it gets in their opponents’ heads. Like Vancouver, Detroit hangs around, and often finds a way to make something out of nothing at the end.

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The Old Warriors

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from Mark Whicker of the OC Register,

Detroit has 42-year-old goaltender Dominik Hasek. Detroit has 45-year-old defenseman Chris Chelios.
Hasek is 20 years older than Ryan Getzlaf, who marks his 22nd birthday today.
Chelios came into the NHL when there were just 21 teams. Heck, his first fight was with Joe Louis.
This is why the Western Conference finals will be such a different series from the first two.
Not because the Ducks won’t beat Detroit, because they should.

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Beating Each Other

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from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun,

“I want to beat Lindy Ruff. He wants to beat me. Our players want to beat their players.
“You have to be competitive people. You have to be willing to battle at all levels to be successful. I’m too old to hate people at this point unless they write bad stuff about me. I just think we’ve got to do everything we can do to get an edge to win the series and I think that’s what both teams will try to do.”

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The Ottawa Song

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WGR Radio in Buffalo has created “The Ottawa Song”.

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Hot Tickets In Buffalo

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from the Buffalo News,

Local hockey fanatics who want to see the Buffalo Sabres in person still have options — including driving 680 miles round-trip, scouring the Internet for tickets or even dabbling in a commodities-like futures market.
Those options have one thing in common for desperate fans — opening their wallets pretty wide.

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Can’t Follow The NHL

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from Daniel Abraham of The Towerlight, Baltimore’s #1 College Paper,

So the other day I was sitting in my living room watching the TV Guide Channel and something caught my eye. The Stanley Cup playoffs are going on right now!...
But perhaps hockey’s biggest problem is that they’re promoting a sport to Americans, which represent just 21 percent of the league’s demographics. As Americans, we have this rule that goes something like this: if we aren’t dominating it, we don’t care about it.

more... and Daniel, maybe the problem begins with you watching the TV Guide Channel…

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