Quick Hits: Goodbye Olympics, Hello NHL

Martin Rose

Red Wings News

With Sochi Olympics over, Detroit Red Wings now shift focus to playoff push | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
Time to focus on what really matters: maintaining the streak.

Khan: Johan Franzen hopes to be able to return to the Red Wings’ lineup on Wednesday | The Malik Report - Kukla's Korner

While the Wings will be missing Zetterberg when the NHL starts back up again, it does seem that Johan Franzen will be returning to the Red Wings' lineup.

Silver Lining | Grand Rapids Griffins

A total of 11 Griffins' alumni participated in the Olympics.

Contest: Enter to win 4 Plymouth Whalers tickets and 4 T-shirts | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

Want to win some Whalers' tickets? Now is your chance.

NHL News

Sidney Crosby, Chris Kunitz find the net in Canada's golden moment | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Congrats Canada. But, 2018 will be different.

Teemu Selanne named MVP of Olympic hockey tournament - CBSSports.com
Selanne earned that award. He played his heart out for Finland.

Yzerman steps down as Team Canada executive director | TSN
Yzerman led Team Canada to two Olympic Gold Medals.

Eric Staal happy Canada won gold, disappointed to not be part of it | ProHockeyTalk
Nobody missed him.

USA vs. Finland final score, Olympic hockey 2014: Selanne, Finland claim bronze - SBNation.com

For Teemu's sake, I am really happy that Finland won this game.

Seattle NHL Expansion Announcement Could Happen 'Within Weeks' | The Hockey Writers
Assuming that the NHL expands to Seattle, does it go after a 32nd team, or does it just stick with 31 teams.

In praise of Mike Babcock, who doesn’t want you to be confused | ProHockeyTalk
Mike Babcock is simply the best. Better than all the rest.

Olympic hockey: 14 big winners and losers - Sportsnet.ca
Some of the winners and losers from the tournament.

Blue Jackets defenceman Fedor Tyutin will miss 2-3 weeks after ankle injury from Olympics - The Hockey News
Fedor Tyutin was injured while playing for Russia.

Karlsson said silver medal means so much to him he’ll put it on Ebay | ProHockeyTalk

Don't worry, he has just joking.

Olympic hockey: 14 big winners and losers - Sportsnet.ca
Some of the winners and losers from the tournament.

THN in Sochi: Why the 2014 gold medal men’s hockey team is Canada’s best ever | Post-to-Post
It may very well be Canada's best ever. Considering that it could have been even better makes it even more impressive.

Eric Staal happy Canada won gold, disappointed to not be part of it | ProHockeyTalk

Nobody missed him.

Let's Go Red Wings!

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