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Will Red Wings roll dice on defenseman?

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09:49 AM ET 08.05 | The Red Wings still need to add a defenseman before training camp. After the retirement of Nicklas Lidstrom and the departure of Brad Stuart for family reasons, the Wings will go to camp with the following defensemen: Niklas Kronwall, Kyle Quincey, Ian White, Jonathan Ericsson, Jakub Kindl and Brendan Smith. General manager Ken Holland has acknowledged that he needs to add more to the blue line. The likely scenarios are to make a trade or gamble on a free agent. Among possible free agents the Wings could roll the dice on are Michal Rozsival, Brett Clark and Carlo Colaiacovo.

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August 5, 2012  09:58 AM ET

Now that we've got Jonas "Shortside" Gustavsson defense isn't that important.

[quietly sobs into coffee]

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August 5, 2012  10:25 AM ET
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Exactly. Why waste the money when you're going to bleed goals anyway.

[smilingly orders Gustavsson Wings jersey]

What can I say. Payback is a MF. :-)

August 5, 2012  10:59 AM ET

Sounds like a long season, that turns into a short one.

August 5, 2012  12:57 PM ET

Hint to the Wings. I know a 75-year-old with no hockey experience (and who has never competed at the professional level). Among other disadvantages, he limps and has a bad ticker.

On the plus side, he is cheap and probably won't hurt the Wings worse than anyone else they might get.

August 5, 2012  06:30 PM ET
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Now that we've got Jonas "Shortside" Gustavsson defense isn't that important.[quietly sobs into coffee]

HA!!!! Very good! I gotta ask...... was it needing to be said? You know the part about rolling dice on a D-man after losing one of the best in history.

It's like saying......well.......it is like saying a lot of silly things! ;-)

August 5, 2012  06:31 PM ET
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Exactly. Why waste the money when you're going to bleed goals anyway.[smilingly orders Gustavsson Wings jersey]

HA!!!!!! This is good! Very good! LMFAOROTF Good!!!!

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August 6, 2012  08:45 AM ET
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You poor bashtid. I thought the same thing when I read the headline.

may be a tough season in The Motor City

August 6, 2012  09:35 AM ET

Scotty Bowman put Federov at D, so it can be done - put Bertuzzi and Drew Miller on D -problem solved. Both are physical gritty, in-your-face types. Better start thinking outside the box for D or else this will be a very long season for DRW.

 
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