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The Morning Skate

 

Side note, first visit by Calgary in 606 days.

added 11:15am, I will add video of Jeff Blashill to this post, until then...

 

 

added 11:56am, Jeff Blashill after the skate is below.

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Wings need to get Ned rolling.  Agree lack of defense did not help him his last game but he looked to be off his angle and not as quick as he normally is.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/21/21 at 09:56 AM ET

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It’s seems like forever since I anticipated game days like I do today…..

Posted by pnwwing on 10/21/21 at 12:09 PM ET

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from Ansar Khan of Mlive,

The Red Wings (2-0-1) wrap up a season-opening four-game homestand tonight against the Calgary Flames (0-1-1) at Little Caesars Arena (7:30, Bally Sports Detroit).

Seider is only 20, but clearly was NHL-ready after spending the 2019-20 season with AHL Grand Rapids and last season with Rogle BK in the Swedish Hockey League. He has been paired with Nick Leddy.

“I think for his personal development, one of the things that we’ve tried to do here, that we’ve done since Ken (former general manager Holland) was here and certainly with Steve (Yzerman), is try not to bring players up until they’re really ready to make an impact,” Blashill said. “I think when you do that, you get into a position where you’re not playing minimal minutes. You’re playing more minutes and that’s going to help you grow.

“And certainly, Moritz has done some really good stuff. He’s got some real good abilities. I think there’s definitely room for growth and we’re going to help him grow and try to become a great player. I don’t want Seids to be a good player, I want him to be a great player. And we’re going to push him to try to become a great player.”

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/21/21 at 12:21 PM ET

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Interesting Stat: In 3 games played so far this season, the Red Wings have never trailed during a game. (They lost the opener in OT but never trailed in the game until that GWG by TB)

Ken Kal tweet

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/21/21 at 12:32 PM ET

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Wings need to get Ned rolling

Agree in the long run, but now when we the fans felt a nice taste of actually winning hockey games, I would ride a hot goalie.

Posted by VPalmer on 10/21/21 at 12:37 PM ET

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from Bob Duff of Detroit Hockey Now,

The presence of Moritz Seider is quickly adding up to big numbers for the Detroit Red Wings. Three games into his NHL career, the 6-foot-4, 197-pound defenseman is proving to be a towering presence on the stats sheet as well as on the ice.

Seider is leading all NHL rookies in ice time. He’s playing 21:34 per game. While it’s certainly early in the season, thus far, only one other NHL first-year player, Nashville Predators defenseman Alexander Carrier (20:38), is playing as much as 20 minutes per night. Both Seider and Carrier are skating a league-high 26.7 shifts per game.

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/21/21 at 12:41 PM ET

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from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

It’s back to normal this season, or at least feels like it, though coach Jeff Blashill cautions everyone still needs to be careful.

“It’s back to somewhat normal, but you need to take the necessary precautions and apply it by the local health rules, whatever they are,” Blashill said. “Every city we got into, it will be a little different. I also think from our own own perspective, as we all know, with the vaccine you can still test positive. The severity will be much less, but you can still test positive and the positive tests hurt your ability to participate, so we still need to be smart and vigilant.

“But it’s more normal than it would have been a year ago.”

Forward Tyler Bertuzzi is the lone unvaccinated Red Wing, and will miss three of the road games in Canada — two in Montreal, one in Toronto.

An early-season stretch such as this one can bring a team together, in some cases. But in Blashill’s mind, there’s one item that can surely help bonding.

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Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 10/21/21 at 12:52 PM ET

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Wings need to get Ned rolling

Agree in the long run, but now when we the fans felt a nice taste of actually winning hockey games, I would ride a hot goalie.

Posted by VPalmer on 10/21/21 at 01:37 PM ET

I’m with you on this one. Hot to trot goalie keeps the confidence building going.

Lets Go Red Wings!!!!!

Posted by Kate from PA now in SC-made in Detroit on 10/21/21 at 12:53 PM ET

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...thus far, only one other NHL first-year player, Nashville Predators defenseman Alexander Carrier (20:38), is playing as much as 20 minutes per night.

I’m not sure where Duff is getting his info, but Carrier is not a “first-year” player. Technically, he may still be considered a “rookie,” but he’s 25 years old and had played in 24 games with the Preds before this season. Not exactly the same as Seider who’s 20 and had never played an NHL game before this year.

Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 10/21/21 at 01:39 PM ET

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Agree in the long run, but now when we the fans felt a nice taste of actually winning hockey games, I would ride a hot goalie.

Posted by VPalmer on 10/21/21 at 01:37 PM ET

Yup.

Posted by SYF from impossible and oddly communally possessive sluts on 10/21/21 at 02:00 PM ET

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Posted by OlderThanChelios from Grand Rapids, MI on 10/21/21 at 02:39 PM ET

Prior to correction, in the ‘how the wings were built’ article from yesterday stated Staal was traded for a 2nd round pick when Detroit actually got Staal AND the pick for future considerations. Seems like people like their stuff, but accuracy isn’t their strong suit. Accuracy doesn’t seem to matter much anymore anyway, guess if there’s no paywall you can’t expect it to be proof read and fact checked. Not that stuff behind paywalls are all that much better.

Posted by MZ2215 on 10/21/21 at 03:01 PM ET

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