On Wednesday night, the Detroit Red Wings absolutely destroyed the Calgary Flames by a score of 8-2. As the Wings were blowing out the Flames, the emotions got the best of both teams and a brawl broke out which even involved the goaltenders.
During the warmups and the game, Red Wings center Dylan Larkin was mic’d up.
Check it out.
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Larkin picked up three points in the game, including a sweet short-handed goal that is sure to be included on the Red Wings end of the season highlight reel.
After watching that video, you probably will agree that Larkin will not be trying out for American Idol anytime soon. Yikes!
Speedy Red Wings forward Andreas Athanasiou re-adjusting well to NHL life
When the Detroit Red Wings and speedy forward Andreas Athanasiou finally ended their contract standoff last month, the team knew they were getting back a valuable piece of their offensive attack.
For some players, missing their squad’s training camp could potentially hamper their performance, but Athanasiou seems to be picking up right where he left off last season.
“Everything is coming back,” Athanasiou said. “It’s still a little bit early, (just) a few games, but I’m playing well and there’s only steps forward for me to take.”
It also helps that head coach Jeff Blashill decided to play him with Detroit’s top offensive players.
“Anytime I get up there (on the top lines) I try to build as much chemistry with whoever I’m out there with,” he continued, “and play off them as much as I can.”
Blashill has noticed that as with any player, there’s room for improvement. However, the adjustment back to life in the NHL seems to be going as well as the team could have hoped.
“From a standpoint of getting back after missing time, he’s totally there,” Blashill said. “Like every other player, we continue to work on getting better on a lot of things.
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