Quick Hits: Helm Injury Updates; Trade Quincey?

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I just want to say rest in peace to Nelson Mandela. He is one of the greatest humans to ever live and should serve as a true inspiration for anyone who wants to make the world a better place.

Red Wings News

Shoulder injury sidelines Helm this weekend - Detroit Red Wings - News
One day we're going to look back at this and laugh, right?

Darren Helm's ailing shoulder adds to Wings' injury woes | The Detroit News

It doesn't seem that the injury will be too severe though.

Time To Trade Kyle Quincey? - Octopus Thrower

I really wouldn't mind flipping Quincey for a 7th defenseman, similar to Ruslan Salei (RIP) and a late-round pick (5th round).

Detroit Red Wings Trade Rumors: Should Kyle Quincy Be Dealt? | Detroit Sports Site

It seems that more and more people are agreeing with you J.J.

Red Wings' Jonas Gustavsson hopes he is pushing Jimmy Howard for more playing time | MLive.com

He is pushing Howard for more playing time, but don't kid yourselves, Jimmy Howard IS our starting goaltender and will remain so for at least the next couple of years.

A Christmas sing-a-long with the Griffins - MiHockeyNow & Michigan Hockey Magazine

Some good 'ole yuletide caroling by the Griffins.

NHL News

Bylsma: Sharks are NHL’s best, ‘with all due respect to Chicago’ | ProHockeyTalk
I think he meant "with all due respect to Detroit".

Sweden returns nine players to World Junior Championship camp - NHL.com
Notable players include Oscar Dansk, Sebastian Collberg, and Anton Karlsson.

Puck Daddy Power Rankings: Toronto hockey failures, Couture shaves, Patrick Roy | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I will never admit that Patrick Roy is a good coach. Because he isn't good. Even Dave Lewis was a better coach.

Ask a Lawyer: Do the players suing the NHL over concussions have a case? | ProHockeyTalk
If your not understanding the lawsuit, then read this. It explains a lot.

Predators say condition of goaltender Pekka Rinne is improving - The Hockey News
Good news for the Predators.

Dainius Zubrus brings tackle hockey to the NHL - SBNation.com
That's a 15-yard penalty on number 8. Automatic first down for the Canadiens.

Green: Caps needed game-changing fight or hit; Oates: ‘Then why didn’t he do it?’ | ProHockeyTalk

Don't talk the talk if you can't walk the walk.

Sabres agree to lend Grigorenko, Zadorov to Russia at WJHC | TSN
Not like the Sabres are going anywhere anyways.

Maple Leafs' cushion almost gone as road only gets tougher - CBSSports.com

The fall of the not-so-glorious Maple Leafs.

Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk stretchered off ice after awkward hit (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Ouch. It's always bad when someone gets stretchered off.

Canucks D Edler out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury | TSN
Just be back in time for the Olympics. The motherland needs you.

Henrik Lundqvist and the tradeoffs of a long-term contract - SBNation.com
The good: King Henrik is a Ranger for the foreseeable future. The bad: King Henrik is a Ranger for the foreseeable future.

Bad night for defensemen: Hedman hurt | ProHockeyTalk

Yet another injury for Tampa Bay.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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