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Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Interview: Dylan Larkin wants Red Wings to play with swagger, and compete in meaningful games in April

Credit: WXYZ Detroit
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Interview: Dylan Larkin wants Red Wings to play with swagger, and compete in meaningful games in April
Interview: Dylan Larkin wants Red Wings to play with swagger, and compete in meaningful games in April

Interview: Dylan Larkin wants Red Wings to play with swagger, and compete in meaningful games in April

There's a new energy on thThe Red Wings are still rea lot more youth in the liLarkin, even more reasonseager for a new season togreat.

There is a great enall summer.

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Which waswe've never done that beforeally excited for openingto the neck crumbling to tmost of us missed in realLarkin will never forget.and turned his summer intoway your season ended lastto the back of the neck liYour season is over.

And Iyou realized it at the timthrough the rehab and evera point last last year deapast summer where you thouwas in jeopardy?

Um, I donas a young person and a yoleague, you don't really tBut there was, I don't wantalked about or I never thmaybe it wasn't talked abosome tough days, you know,and I didn't know what wasknew the season was done wand a bad way to end the sgo the way we all wanted iselect the U.

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Nationaland our mission, Dylan Lardrafted Dylan Larkin in 20was still very much open.his NHL debut, the windowbit but Larkin exploded ouRed Wings went to the postwas their last trip there.time with kind of a tear dBut you said that this teahistory.

Where do you getlooking at this group?

Welwith the pride um you knowhere when when I played wiZetterberg and pavel Datsyand and you know, they thethe next game we're expectdon't want to say we've loand hockey players, we gowant to win.

But um you knthat pride to come back anour own swagger and our owhappens at the end of seasproud of the work we did aof us.

The fans are proudtime we start building towgreater than being out ofreally people In his sixthwind wheel and first at ththe history of your DetroiMichigan # 71.

Do it Parkesteve Yzerman named Larkinin team history.

Covid proto a few dozen people.

Somgave his family members, tthey could be in the housegame as the team's captaina full capacity crowd.

Butbefore him, Larkin doesn'thimself.

What will it be lonto the ice and and havetime.

Um You know what, ita lot to have the fans bacon our team.

Um, the energgive us, uh, you know, thiand its hockey town for afans and the people and ththat play the game and, anand what do we used to eathockey and hockey and exacand you know, we feed offit big time and you know,we can't wait to see the oout when you look at the ethere is such a youth infuwere that young guy for ajust how hockey goes.

Youyou kind of have to Lucasline with you.

Do you seeyourself and that, those bmaturity already at a certa lot more skill um but heright?

That natural confidbut he knows what he's capthe kind of player he is ayou know, even from gettintraining camp, he he alwayhere to play whatever happin grand rapids or DetroitI'm here to learn and it'ssiders a lot like that andwith the opportunity that'and I've seen it here in cfans will see it, see it pagainst the defending backit'll be a great night micyou're excited to bring baVerlander, you always getshocked a lot of us.

Is thknow that?

No, I didn't knis anything weird you do ogame days?

No, I'm excitedknow, I think my girlfrienThis should argue that I nBut um, it's nice to haveI like to call it.

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