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Not Much News Out Of Wings’ Practice Today


Khan had tweeted earlier of Samuelsson leaving practice early, as did Jimmy Howard.

added 2:00pm,

 

added 3:07pm, The Wings discuss the round 2 schedule...

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,

"I think it's nice," Zetterberg said. "It's nice to fly home after Game 1 and fly back. It's going to be nice to spend some more time at home with your families and, at the same time, play on the road."

The Wings knew Sunday night they wouldn't be starting until Wednesday, but the full schedule wasn't released until Monday night, because there were two Game 7s in the Eastern Conference that had to be completed. When the luxurious pace of the Chicago series became known, goalie Jimmy Howard had a good laugh.

"Ha, yeah, it's a little different," he said. "I wasn't expecting all this time off, but we can definitely use it to our advantage, not really hanging out in Chicago and coming back here where the comfortability is a lot more. We've been flying a lot, so to be able to sleep in our own beds will be great."

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MOWingsfan19's avatar

Just put his butt in the press box and be done with him for the year.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 05/14/13 at 02:29 PM ET

Wings_in_NYC's avatar

Sammy has been invisible. Emmerton > a banged up Sammy.

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 05/14/13 at 02:41 PM ET

PaulinMiamiBeach's avatar

Sammy has been invisible?  um, ok.  I guess that means you haven’t noticed him making any errors, and that he has been solid defensively, so….

I have a feeling Cleary is gonna sit for a few games.  after the check he took a couple games ago, and then ramming himself into the boards Sunday, he looks very beat up.

Posted by PaulinMiamiBeach on 05/14/13 at 02:43 PM ET

Hootinani's avatar

Just put his butt in the press box and be done with him forever.
Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 05/14/13 at 02:29 PM ET

fixt

Posted by Hootinani from the parade following Babs out of town on 05/14/13 at 02:45 PM ET

CaptainDennisPolonich's avatar

JJ from Kansas wrote the ducks eulogy over at puckdouchey

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/eulogy-remembering-2012-13-anaheim-ducks-163519442.html#more-58622

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from The Land of Fake Boobs and Real Nuts on 05/14/13 at 02:46 PM ET

SYF's avatar

JJ from Kansas wrote the ducks eulogy over at puckdouchey

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/nhl-puck-daddy/eulogy-remembering-2012-13-anaheim-ducks-163519442.html#more-58622

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from Warm and sunny SoCal on 05/14/13 at 02:46 PM ET

Holy Jesus Lashoff, that was beautiful.

Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 05/14/13 at 02:52 PM ET

MOWingsfan19's avatar

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from Warm and sunny SoCal on 05/14/13 at 02:46 PM ET

Haaaaaaaahaaaaaaa.

Posted by MOWingsfan19 from I really like our team on 05/14/13 at 03:11 PM ET

PaulinMiamiBeach's avatar

I keep laughing every time I read Selanne saying something like “we need to learn from this.”

um, isn’t he supposed to be the veteran who ALREADY KNOWS these things, and helps his team with that experience?

Posted by PaulinMiamiBeach on 05/14/13 at 03:22 PM ET

TKShreve's avatar

that being said, I don’t think Sammy has been bad at all.
Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 05/14/13 at 02:53 PM ET

I am inclined to agree with you. I was not a fan of his the first time around. When we brought him back I facepalmed for a straight day. However, he has not been our weakest link. Nor has he been weak from what I’ve been watching. His goal reminded me a lot of when he used to score….... where you’re yelling at him the entire game and then he scores a clutch goal and all you can do is smile and laugh to yourself.

Having said that, it may be harder for me to spend the time critiquing his game when I’m eye-fuching our defenders around the ice waiting for their next turnover. Look over there kinda stuff if you feel me.

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Posted by TKShreve from East Uptown on 05/14/13 at 03:25 PM ET

CaptainDennisPolonich's avatar

Wings on approach to Chicago.

http://flightaware.com/live/flight/N682RW

Departed at 3:11 pm and arriving at 2:52 pm.  big surprise  RBIII travels back in time!

wink

Posted by CaptainDennisPolonich from The Land of Fake Boobs and Real Nuts on 05/14/13 at 03:46 PM ET

PaulinMiamiBeach's avatar

RBIII travels back in time!

hopefully when they land, Lidstrom and Holmstrom will still be Red Wings.

Posted by PaulinMiamiBeach on 05/14/13 at 03:49 PM ET

Wings_in_NYC's avatar

Posted by PaulinMiamiBeach on 05/14/13 at 02:43 PM ET

Thanks for putting me back on the right path. I feel more alive and cleaner somehow. Thanks again!

Posted by Wings_in_NYC on 05/14/13 at 04:20 PM ET

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RBIII travels back in time!

hopefully when they land, Lidstrom and Holmstrom will still be Red Wings


Have the pilot keep going, let’s get Howe and Lindsay back too.

Posted by mc keeper on 05/14/13 at 04:28 PM ET

topshelf14's avatar

Sammy has the ability on the point to hold onto the puck and let things open up a bit, but I’m curious to why he only played 4 min the last game.

Posted by topshelf14 from Detroit, MI on 05/14/13 at 05:26 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Have the pilot keep going, let’s get Howe and Lindsay back too.

Posted by mc keeper on 05/14/13 at 04:28 PM ET

Black Jack Stewart and Marcel Pronovost, too.  They would be like Vladdie and TPH.

Posted by SYF from Twerkin' with Anastasia Ashley on 05/14/13 at 07:22 PM ET

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