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Hockey Teams Are Training Hard for WGRD’s Pond Hockey This Weekend

This weekend is my first ever WGRD Pond Hockey, and I'm really looking forward to the weekend at Reeds Lake, watching all the teams compete for the Championship.  In my mind, I picture all the teams practicing as hard as these guys in the video.

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Griffins History: Grand Rapids Drops 4-3 Shootout to Toronto Marlies in Detroit [Video]

The Grand Rapids Griffins' first outdoor game in a history dating to 1996 was a memorable one.

The Griffins dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the Toronto Marlies before 20,337 fans at Comerica Park in Detroit on Monday night

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Penalty Box Camaraderie: Hockey Players Show Brotherly Love after Fight [Video]

Here's something to know about hockey: When hockey players fight, they are rarely angry at each other.

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Win Tickets to The 2014 NHL Winter Classic Presented by Coors Light!

Watching the Detroit Red Wings at the Joe? Pretty awesome.

Watching the Detroit Red Wings vs. Toronto Maple Leafs at The Big House outside enjoying a ice cold Coors Light? Way Better! How would you like to go for free?

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3 On 3 Hockey Tournament In Kentwood

After my hockey game last Sunday night in Kentwood, I noticed a flyer at the rink for an upcoming 3 on 3 hockey tournament and thought I'd pass along the info to any hockey players in our area.

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Grand Rapids Griffins One Game Away From Calder Cup Championship

With 5:00 remaining in Game 3 of the Calder Cup Finals the Grand Rapids Griffins and Syracuse Crunch were tied 2-2.

Grand Rapids took a 3-2 lead with 4:49 left, then added another to secure a 4-2 win and a commanding 3-0 lead in the best of seven series.

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Legendary Red Wings PA Announcer Budd Lynch Dies

Legendary Detroit Red Wings public address announcer Budd Lynch has died at the age of 95.  I always loved his voice and how he delivered the game's information to the fans at Joe Louis Arena.  I thought he was the very best at what he did and that's why I often found myself trying to sound like him when I took over as public address announcer of the Atlanta Thrashers prior to the 2008-2009 season

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Red Wings Sign Free Agents

Sunday was a busy day for the Detroit Red Wings as they signed some free agents.

The new Wings...

Mikael Samuelsson - The 35 year old right winger signed a 2 year deal worth 6 million dollars

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Great News For Alcoholic Hockey Fans in Michigan

On January 1st, 2013 the NHL's annual Winter Classic will take place at Michigan Stadium as the Detroit Red Wings will face the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Yesterday, the Michigan Legislature approved the sale of alcohol at the game, meaning fans might not feel the need as much to sneak a flask into "The Big House" like so many do on Saturdays in the fall

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Griffins Player Dies

Bryan Rufenach, a 23 year old defenseman who played 13 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins last season, died this week while traveling in Switzerland.

After 4 years at Clarkson University where he earned a degree, the Detroit Red Wings selected him with the 208th overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft

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What Hockey Camera Men Do While Not On the Air

The NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs have been quite a bumpy ride thus far this year. Penalty minutes are up, hits become a bit harder, more blood is shed. Let us take a minute then and enjoy a gentler side of this physical sport, gawking at females in the stands.

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Top 5 Most Hilarious Zamboni Disasters! [Video]

According to the Star Tribune a Zamboni driver working periods between a pee wee hockey game became so intoxicated he ended up slamming into the boards and driving all over the ice erratically. Dude must of been REALLY messed up if fans of the game are calling the cops on him. But just how dangerous could it be to get all juiced up and dri

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