Quick Hits: The All About the Red & White Edition

Quick Hits: The All About the Red & White Edition

Observations from the Red & White Game Givani Smith scored a penalty shot and an empty-net goal in Team Red’s 4-2 victory over Dylan Larkin’s Team White. Cross Hanas got the game-winner and Jakub Vrana filled out the scoring for the team I’d call the underdog which erased two separate one-goal deficits. Dylan Larkin opened … Read more

Quick Hits: The Hit the Road Edition

Quick Hits: The Hit the Road Edition

Preseason Hockey! Wings will send the sacrificial squad to Pittsburgh for the first of eight preseason games. Tomorrow we have the Hawks at home. Traditionally teams tend to use more of their regulars for home games and send the hopefuls up against more NHLers on the road. I’ll be interested to see what the roster … Read more

Quick Hits: The Looking Forward to Looking Forward Edition

Quick Hits: The Looking Forward to Looking Forward Edition

I was under the impression that we’d get all the results from this poll at once instead of piecemeal. Not doing a full post on this obvious bit of info. Sound out if you’re in that 6% though. I just want to talk. Steve Yzerman ‘cautiously optimistic’ about deeper Red Wings – MLive Yzerman is … Read more

West Notes: Zegras, Binnington, Quick

West Notes: Zegras, Binnington, Quick

Despite some of the on-ice drama Trevor Zegras causes with his goals, there won’t be any off-ice drama this season regarding a contract extension. During media availability today, Anaheim Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek said that he’ll wait until after the 2022-23 season ends to work out a contract extension with the team’s budding no. … Read more

Quick Hits: The Kids and Olds Edition

Quick Hits: The Kids and Olds Edition

Red Wings prospects give back to Traverse Heights Elementary School – NHL “It’s a way for us to give back, play a little hockey with the kids and teach them a few things that we were taught when we were kids,” Barton said. “It’s a cool opportunity for us.” The Red Wings concluded the clinic … Read more

Quick Hits: The Looking Around Edition

Quick Hits: The Looking Around Edition

“For my generation, Three Kronor was the most important thing there was” (Translated) – Aftonbladet we had a Swede in Detroit who did not play the WC last spring because he was “too tired”. A 35-year-old with three children at home, I understand that. But a 20-year-old should be able to get to a WC … Read more

Quick Hits: The Good Good Bad Edition

Quick Hits: The Good Good Bad Edition

Red Wings Reset: 2022-23 coaching staff – Red Wings “One of the many boxes he checked was the eagerness to develop these guys, both on the ice and in the video room,” Lalonde said of Boughner on July 8. “He was ecstatic for the opportunity.” I haven’t said it in a while but as we’re … Read more

Quick Hits: The X-Factor Edition

Quick Hits: The X-Factor Edition

Somewhere out there is a person upset that Larkin is throwing the ball at the Wings’ logo and I’m glad I haven’t seen them yet. X-Factors For Most Teams Entering The 2022-23 NHL Season The Red Wings gave up a league-high 4.33 goals-per-game from February 24 on and made a couple of additions to help … Read more