Quick Hits: Tootoo To GR, Eaves On Waivers

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Red Wings News

Detroit puts Eaves on waivers | ProHockeyTalk
In case you didn't hear.

Wings send Tootoo to minors | ProHockeyTalk

It may not have worked out as he wished, but thanks for your time here Toots!

Wings coach Babcock will get honorary degree from McGill | Montreal Gazette
I swear, there is no better picture of Babcock than this one in his McGill jersey.

Red Wings' Jonathan Ericsson returns just in time for challenge of defending MVP Alex Ovechkin | MLive.com

Welcome back Big E!

Ottawa Senators will 'do something' to honour Alfie Dec. 1 | Ottawa Sun

Hopefully they won't boo him. I know for certain that I wouldn't boo Lidström, even if he had left the Wings.

NHL News

Reinhart tops Craig Button's list for third straight month | TSN
McDavid comes up in 2015, right?

On the ice, Sabres owner Terry Pegula has done more harm than good | Post-to-Post

He hasn't exactly been what Buffalo has needed.

Nazem Kadri suspended three games for running over Wild’s Backstrom | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
3 games? Yeah, the NHL is not biased.

Where has the NHL's competitive balance gone this season? - CBSSports.com
This will balance themselves out a bit more as the season drags on, but I get what this article is saying. The NHL is becoming unbalanced again, but is that a bad thing?

Kari Lehtonen, the most underrated goalie in the NHL | ProHockeyTalk
Um...Jimmy Howard?

NHL rumors: Oilers' top draft pick could be available for defense - CBSSports.com
But who is interested in dealing? Florida would move Kulikov, but I don't think he is what the Oilers have in mind.

Jonathan Quick injury: Kings goalie diagnosed with groin strain - SBNation.com
Jimmy right now: "It's all going according to plan" *Grins*.

NHL rumors: Will Marian Gaborik be on the trade block again? - CBSSports.com
If they don't plan on re-singing him, then they should try to move him. He's a good player, but few teams can afford a $7.5 million cap hit.

Who will be the next Buffalo Sabres general manager? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

I don't want to jinx anyone right now, but considering the Wings previous success with losing their own personnel to other teams, can we all assume that Ryan Martin is Buffalo's new GM?

Winnipeg Jets struggling with worst power play in the NHL but coach has faith - The Hockey News
Yet they still managed to beat us. Twice.

Ducks' Getzlaf nearing return from injury - Sportsnet.ca
He has missed Anaheim's last 3 games.

Ducks send red-hot Andersen back to AHL | ProHockeyTalk

He's 6-1-0 to start his NHL career.

Victor Hedman of Tampa Bay Lightning hoping for spot on Sweden Olympic team - 2014 Olympics
He has some tough competition though. The Swedes currently have the following 6 players guaranteed to be on the team: Kronwall, Karlsson, OEL, Edler, Hjalmarsson, and Brodin.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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