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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12:  Henrik Zetterberg #40 of Sweden celebrates a goal in the second period against Jakub Kovar #1 of Czech Republic during the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Red Wings Tom Renney Thinks It’s Time To Send Amateurs To Olympics

“If I’m an owner and a general manager in this league, I am real skeptical of whether or not our guys should participate in this, quite honestly,” Renney said.

CBS Detroit–02/20/2014

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Flyers Chairman Snider Slams NHL’s Olympic Break

Steve Mason and the Flyers are playing their best hockey of the season heading into the Olympic break.

97.1 The Ticket–02/07/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30:  John Tortorella, head coach  of the Vancouver Canucks looks on against the New York Rangers in his first game back at Madison square Garden since being fired as Ranger Head Coach during their game at Madison Square Garden on November 30, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tortorella Apologizes For ‘Stupidity’ Before First Game Back From Suspension

John Tortorella apologized for his actions Jan. 18, when he attempted to storm the Flames locker room, characterizing the move as “stupidity” and “nonsense.”

CBS Detroit–02/03/2014

Patrick Eaves #17 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates his goal with his teammate Henrik Zetterberg #40 against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center on January 20, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) FILE PHOTO

Howard Helps Red Wings Beat Capitals 4-3 In SO

Alex Ovechkin had a game-tying goal with 7 seconds left in the third period, but Patrick Eaves scored in the seventh of the shootout to give the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 win over the Capitals on Friday night.

97.1 The Ticket–01/31/2014

DETROIT, MI - JANUARY 24: Henrik Zetterberg #40 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates a first period goal with his teammates during the game against the Montreal Canadiens at Joe Louis Arena on January 24, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Zetterberg Back As Red Wings Try To Rebound From Two Straight Losses

Detroit has been weak on the power play in January, converting on just 4 of 50 opportunities.

CBS Detroit–01/31/2014

CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 17: Fans cheer Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks after he scored an empty net goal against the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center on January 17, 2014  in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Ducks 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Marian Hossa Calls Out Red Wings: ‘They Hold You’

Hossa first angered Wings fans when he left for Chicago in 2009. Wednesday he gave them more ammunition.

CBS Detroit–01/23/2014

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 29: Fans cheer as members of the Chicago Blackhawks mob teammate Brent Seabrook after Seabrook scored the game-winning goal against the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center on May 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Red Wings 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Red Wings On Facing Blackhawks: ‘We Want A Little Redemption’

The Red Wings, who have been battered with injuries, are 21-18-10 with 52 points in the standings. The Blackhawks are 32-8-11 with 75 points.

CBS Detroit–01/22/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: General view from the roof of Michigan Stadium during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Noah Graham-Pool/Getty Images)

2014 Winter Classic Produces Sky-High Revenue, Merchandise And Ratings

All in all, the event in Ann Arbor proved so successful that many wonder how the NHL will top it in coming years.

CBS Detroit–01/13/2014

ANN ARBOR, MI - JANUARY 01: General view from the roof of Michigan Stadium during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Noah Graham-Pool/Getty Images)

Why Is Hockey More Popular Than Basketball – In Detroit And Across The Country?

By demographics, if basketball can outdraw hockey anywhere in the country, Detroit should be that place. So why, by the numbers, is hockey more popular even in a city like Detroit?

CBS Detroit–01/09/2014

2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Toronto Maple Leafs v Detroit Red Wings

Babcock On Winter Classic: ‘Today Was A Home Run For Hockey’

The Red Wings did not come out on top, losing 3-2 in a shootout, but they enjoyed the experience anyway.

CBS Detroit–01/02/2014