Be a GM!

One of my favorite things to do, and I know other fans feel the same way, is to try to create trades that would better my team. The difficulty comes in trying to figure out the math involved with making deals that complies with the NHL’s complicated salary cap. Well, one of the best sites on the internet, Cap Geek, has a tool to solve all of your problems.

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Wings Take the Off Wing View in Win

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There are times as a writer where it is tough for me to pick the three stars of the game. Some of the time, it is because the Wings got thoroughly dismantled and no one deserves a star. Then there are games like tonight’s…

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Home and Home with Boston Could Prove Pivotal

Every year, teams have defining moments, or games that, in hindsight, were a turning point in the season. I think that this weekend’s two game set with the Boston Bruins could prove to be that defining moment for our beloved Red Wings. Join me after the jump and I’ll let you know why.

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Early Trades Set the Tone

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The NHL trade deadline isn’t for another two and a half weeks, but already teams are making moves to either improve their chances at a Cup this year, or to ease their rebuilding process. These early deals may have set the tone for deadline day, and bidding prices may have been determined based on the deals that have gone down already. After the jump, we’ll take a look at the trades that have been made in the last couple of days.

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NHL Trade Deadline Preview – A look at all 30 NHL Teams

Trade deadline day is one of a handful of days that I circle on my calendar every year. It has the potential to shake up the landscape of the league in a major way with big name players moving from cellar dwellers to top flight teams. Teams that are on the bubble must decide whether they have the pieces to make a run at the Cup, and if not how they can maximize the return on the assets they choose to part with.

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Return of the Magician Sparks Wings

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The Wings withstood a barrage of Rangers shots to hold on for their first victory in nearly a week. They were sparked by the return of Pavel Datsyuk to the lineup, who was out since Christmas time with a broken hand.

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The Off Wing View

Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to stop by and visit me at the Off Wing View. I want to spend just a moment explaining what I’ll be bringing to the table here, who I am and what you can look forward to out of this site.

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