Quick Hits: August 19th Edition

Joel Auerbach

Red Wings News

Red Wings overnight report: NHL.com’s ‘30 in 30’ Wings season previews, memorials and other stuff | he Malik Report
As usual, Malik's got all of the stuff covered.

Detroit Red Wings' Mike Babcock: 'Unbelievable' how we signed Daniel Alfredsson | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
From the article : ""He was telling us he was coming," Babcock told ‘Ryan and Rico’ on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM last week. "It was unbelievable how it worked out. Great for us.".

Niklas Kronwall's skills and cap hit make him a valuable asset for Red Wings | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Could you imagine our defense without Kronwall?

3rd Round Draft Pick: Old Man Hockey Fan

Actually a really good article, check it out.

No More Finnish: Handling The Loss Of Valtteri Filppula - Octopus Thrower

I'm not too worried considering what he can get from Weiss.

NHL News

Paulina Gretzky engaged to golfer Dustin Johnson, expected to tweet entire wedding (Photo) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Congratulations I guess.

Sens owner Melnyk blames agent Barry for Alfie signing in Detroit | ProHockeyTalk
I despise Melnyk. He's such a sore loser. It sickens me.

Claude Giroux injures hand, but will be ready for season opener - Broad Street Hockey
Watch him pull a Pronger and never play again. Just sayin' guys...

Report: Markham arena deal could be dead in September | ProHockeyTalk

And we're back to Quebec.

Avalanche sign Gabriel Landeskog to 7-year extension - SBNation.com
The Av's tie up their captain for the foreseeable future.

New York Islanders, National Hockey League of Nations | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
The Islanders edition of Hockey League of Nations.

Brunner’s agent says he’ll play in the NHL this year | ProHockeyTalk

He'll sign somewhere cheap before the season starts. I mean, you'd have to believe that right?

NHL too good for the Olympics - bring back the World Cup - The Hockey News
You're never too good for anything.

Update: ‘No truth’ to reports of Bruins signing Theodore | ProHockeyTalk
Well maybe that Chad Johnson guy can get to play after all.

Coyotes owners Gosbee, LeBlanc not looking to fail | TSN

They said the right things now. The question is, will they say those same things in 5 years?

So why hasn’t Grabovski signed anywhere yet? | ProHockeyTalk

He's waiting for a big-money deal in mother Russia.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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