Quick Hits: Let's Go Tigers!

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Today we have bigger priorities than our Red Wings alliances. The Tigers are down and they need all Detroit fans to unite to somehow wake up their offense because clearly Cabrera hasn't realized that it's the postseason yet.

Red Wings News

Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings' scoring an all-too-familiar problem | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
It's funny how we added two guys that can score 30ish goals and we still struggle to score.

Wings seek contributions from third line - Detroit Red Wings - News
Maybe you should Tatar on that line because you know, he's actually good.

Griffins split opening weekend contests - MiHockeyNow & Michigan Hockey Magazine

The Griffins are fighting to defend their Calder Cup championship.

Red Wings coach Mike Babcock sticking with third line for now, despite its offensive struggles | MLive.com

The third line is a combined -8 on the season.

Some Detroit Red Wings excited about Tigers playoff run, others still learning game of baseball | MLive.com

What's up with the Tiger's though? Did their offense just die all of a sudden?

Mistakes motivate Mike Babcock to put Wings through tough practice | The Detroit News

I'd make them run up and down Woodward Avenue until they learn their lesson.

NHL News

Peter Laviolette fired: Why now, and why not during the offseason? - Broad Street Hockey
This is probably the biggest question regarding the firing. I never had anything against the guy but if he was already on the hot seat to the degree which he clearly was at, then why keep him?

Steve Yzerman is Allowed to Change His Mind on Fighting - Raw Charge
No he's not.

Fraser: Face-off locations and pucks caught up in the net | TSN
A little bit of rule clarification.

Sharks not satisfied after dominant start to campaign | ProHockeyTalk
Because they know that they'll never go far in the playoffs.

Does Fighting Deter Other Nasty Business in Hockey? - Pension Plan Puppets

Yes it does. Look at the NFL.

Capitals' Ovechkin named NHL first star of the week | TSN

Of course he is.

Selanne lauds Granlund, who replaces Coyle as Wild’s No. 2 center | ProHockeyTalk
He's a fellow Finn.

Don't expect Teemu Selanne to retire - and be thankful when he doesn't - The Hockey News

Gut feeling: he doesn't retire until he wins another cup.

Pass or Fail: Czech Republic’s Olympic jerseys deserve a flagging | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Mild pass. The only reason why I kind of like them is because they're better than both the American and Canadian jersey's. Although nothing will be better than the Swedish one.

Snider: Flyers camp ‘was one of the worst training camps I had ever seen’ | ProHockeyTalk

There is NO worse owner in the entire world of North American sports than Ed Snider.

Holmgren says Flyers ‘don’t look like a team at all’ | ProHockeyTalk

Speaking of terrible owners, here's a terrible GM for you.

Jersey Fouls: Koval-suck; Blackhawks’ 17 seconds; sinking in the Shark Tank | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Alright, that 17 seconds jersey is just plain ugly.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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