Four-time Stanley Cup champion Nicklas Lidstrom is the guest on the inaugural edition of "OctoPulse, taking the pulse of the Red Wings' rebuild under Steve Yzerman."
Red Wings beat reporter Ted Kulfan and assistant sports editor Mark Falkner were live from Little Caesars Arena for the home opener to discuss the opening victory against the Predators in Nashville and to preview the week ahead against the Anaheim Ducks, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Here are highlights from the first of the weekly podcasts during the regular season:
► :48: Detroit 5, Nashville 3
► 2:17: Dylan Larkin, Anthony Mantha, Tyler Bertuzzi
► 2:50: Mantha's upside
► 4:40: Yzerman's pay structure
► 5:40: Top draft prospect Quinton Byfield
► 6:10: Nicklas Lidstrom book signing
► 7:50: Ducks, Habs, Leafs on deck
► 9:15: Nicklas Lidstrom interview
► 11:20: Four banner-raising home openers
► 14:00: Audio: Mickey Redmond
► 18:00: Audio: Mike Babcock
► 20:00: Audio: Steve Yzerman
► 22:00: Octopus twirler Al Sobotka