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‘It’s not OK’: Jeff Blashill tries to send Red Wings a message after horrible finish

Boston – The intensity and pace – and the overall mood – of Friday’s practice said it all.

Thursday’s loss in Newark, 4-1 to the New Jersey Devils, simply wasn’t good enough. Particularly those final 20 minutes, the way the Red Wings finished, not putting up much of a fight.

At practice Friday, coach Jeff Blashill and his staff made sure everyone knew that was unacceptable.