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Winged Wheel Podcast - A Detroit Red Wings Podcast

Dec 16, 2022

Rough luck for the Detroit Red Wings, as their season may be in trouble with what is essentially an entire 1st line missing from the roster...

Tune in as we discuss Detroit's last two games, including the 1-0 snoozefest against Carolina that saw Dylan Larkin leave the game injured (6:15), before of course discussing the Minnesota game: Ryan Reaves decks Filip Hronek with a massive hit. Was it legal? Was it clean. Who was at fault for Hronek getting hit & injured like that? How did Mo Seider, Ben Chiarot, & the rest of the Red Wings respond? How did Hellberg do in his (overshadowed) debut? All of that & more (13:20).

We also discuss Detroit's season outlook with Dylan Larkin, Tyler Bertuzzi, Jakub Vrana, Filip Hronek, and Olli Maatta all out of the lineup. Are the playoffs a pipedream? Can they stay in the mix? Do they tank for Connor Bedard (37:52)?

We're also joined by Alison Lukan of the Seattle Kraken & Too Many Men to discuss exciting times in Seattle, Matty Beniers & Shane Wright, & data-driven storytelling in hockey (47:03)!

Finally, we cover some big stories in the NHL, including potential salary cap increases negotiated with the NHLPA, scheduling changes, & Gary Bettman's infuriating line on digital board ads (1:08:00). Tune in for all of that & LOTS more - enjoy!

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