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Up-to-the minute updates and insights from the Red Wings locker room at home and on the road. By Chuck Pleiness of The Macomb Daily.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Punching out

To you from failing hands we throw the torch ...

Yah, that's a bit much unless you happen to be wearing a Montreal Canadiens sweater. Just a note to let anyone who stops in here know that I'm moving on to another assignment. I'm the online editor for The Macomb Daily as of now, which means a day shift ... and that means more family time ... and that means I'm happy.

Chuck Pleiness, who has been on the Red Wings beat with me since I started, is taking over this blog and that's a trade for the betterment of RedWingsCorner.

And thank you to everyone who participated in this blog and over on Twitter. I had the time of my life with this, thanks to you.

Bruce MacLeod


Anonymous Djoos said...

Sorry to lose you Bruce, but congratulations. You've been the best Red Wings beat writer we've ever had in this town.

What the hell does Pleiness know about Goals-Against-On-The-Penalty-Kill-Per-Sixty-Minutes-Of-Ice-Time.

Not very many writers invent their own stats.

If you bring the same passion to online editing, then the Macomb Daily is in for good things.

February 15, 2010 at 10:03 PM 
Blogger Adam Rice said...

Thanks a lot Bruce and congratulations. You're one of, if not the only, beat writers worth reading in town.

February 15, 2010 at 10:14 PM 
Anonymous slavakozlov from RWC said...

Thanks for your service here, Bruce. You truly were a great Wings reporter, and us at RWC and elsewhere in Red Wings nation appreciated it. Good luck in the new job, and because of you I will continue to read what ever new comes up here on the Red Wings Corner.

February 15, 2010 at 11:06 PM 
Blogger wobumang said...

i hope that our loss is your gain bruce. tossle the hair, and give 'em the zuzu's petals bit for all the wings slappies who waited for your bits.

February 15, 2010 at 11:09 PM 
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Best of luck Bruce, you are a truly great reporter.

February 15, 2010 at 11:54 PM 
Anonymous billy from rwc said...

Congrats Bruce,

run with it and may good things keep coming your way.

And, of course, may some of those good things come in the form of more Stanley Cups for the Red Wings!

February 16, 2010 at 12:34 AM 
Anonymous Paul Kukla said...

Good luck in the new position Bruce.

February 16, 2010 at 6:57 AM 
Anonymous Ghostwing from RWC said...

Congrats and Good Luck! You will be missed in the Red Wings world!

February 16, 2010 at 7:53 AM 
Blogger waldy said...

Good luck Bruce and congrats. Have enjoyed reading the blog.

February 16, 2010 at 11:59 AM 
Anonymous BobTheZee said...

^^^What they all said, Bruce. Thanks, good luck, and enjoy that precious family time.

February 16, 2010 at 12:54 PM 
Anonymous P.VentuDownriver said...

It seems to me you left this blog a while ago, haven't even been writing lately. Well, good luck to you and I'm looking forward to reading a dedicated blogger who takes the time to keep us posted on the ins and outs of the team.

February 20, 2010 at 10:03 AM 
Anonymous VooX said...

Congrats on the promotion, Bruce. While this is a step up for you, all Red Wings fans are sad to see you go.

Good luck to the FNG, he has mighty big shoes to fill.

February 20, 2010 at 12:16 PM 
Anonymous Justin said...

Thanks for everything Bruce, and good luck!

February 20, 2010 at 4:50 PM 
Blogger Borg said...

I think your best blog post was the one that read "2008 Stanley Cup Champions"

It's been fun.

February 21, 2010 at 6:17 AM 
Anonymous Chris- said...

Good luck in your new assignment! I've enjoyed reading your blog over the years. Congrats on more family time. You can't blame a man for that.

February 23, 2010 at 1:32 AM 

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