DETROIT - MAY 06: Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings looks on while playing the San Jose Sharks during Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 6, 2010 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 7-1 but trail in the series 1-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Kronwall's Knee Not 100%- Our first bit of bad news (aside from losing Brett Lebda, that is) this off-season. Kronwall's knee injury from last year's cheap shot from Georges Laraque is proving a slower recovery than we had hoped. Nik Kronwall, who has played only one season in where he participated in more than 75% of the 82 game schedule, continues to be bitten by the injury bug.
Abdelkader back for two more years - The newest Red Wings blogger, youngster Nick from Nick on Sports has the privilege of representing the good news here on Quick Hits. That's right, we finally signed all of our RFA's and true to form - Justin Abdelkader is drinking the cool-aid - signing for less (of a Cap hit) than he had previously.
Would you, if you could?- Rob from Wings Win, Eh? takes an interesting look at the news today that Chicago plans to lend disgraced contract Cristobal Huet to a Swiss Pro team. "What if it were this easy to get rid of any mistakes we made in the past, no matter how significant?" Go ahead and tell him.
Red Wings Links: Henrik Zetterberg's busy weekend- George Malik of Snapshots talks about...you guessed it...a busy weekend in the life of Henrik Zetterberg. But he also posts links/comments on several other key topics such as Jim Nill, the World Hockey Summit, the KHL, and more.