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PIERRE MCGUIRE'S In the Crease
PIERRE MCGUIRE
April 18, 2011
The top candidates for this year's Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie include a pair of centers (the Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner and the Sharks' Logan Couture) and defensemen (the Ducks' Cam Fowler and the Canadiens' P.K. Subban), as well as a goalie, the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford. It wouldn't be a surprise if Skinner, 18, were to beat them all—blessed with terrific puck control, he leads all rookies in scoring with 63 points... . The Red Wings have the talent to win a Stanley Cup, but they're not going anywhere this spring if they don't take better care of the puck. Coach Mike Babcock has made puck management a point of emphasis going into the playoffs because turnovers have been an unusually big problem for Detroit, which has the eighth most giveaways in the NHL.
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April 18, 2011

Pierre Mcguire's In The Crease

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The top candidates for this year's Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie include a pair of centers (the Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner and the Sharks' Logan Couture) and defensemen (the Ducks' Cam Fowler and the Canadiens' P.K. Subban), as well as a goalie, the Blackhawks' Corey Crawford. It wouldn't be a surprise if Skinner, 18, were to beat them all—blessed with terrific puck control, he leads all rookies in scoring with 63 points... . The Red Wings have the talent to win a Stanley Cup, but they're not going anywhere this spring if they don't take better care of the puck. Coach Mike Babcock has made puck management a point of emphasis going into the playoffs because turnovers have been an unusually big problem for Detroit, which has the eighth most giveaways in the NHL.

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