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Babcock Wants #1 Goaltender

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For the first time in nine years, the Detroit Red Wings head into the preseason with an open competition for their No. 1 goaltending job. It figures to be the most closely watched position battle over the next two weeks, and it begins Monday, when the Wings open their nine-game exhibition schedule against Tampa Bay at Joe Louis Arena. Chris Osgood is the odds-on favorite to reclaim the job he lost when the Wings acquired Dominik Hasek in the summer of 2001 and Osgood left the club. But the Wings will give quintessential backup Manny Legace an equal opportunity to realize his long-time goal of being No. 1.

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