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Quick Hits: Talentless Datsyuk & Roy Controversy

No talent at all, he simply sucks

Gregory Shamus

Red Wings News

Pavel Datsyuk may not be naturally gifted, but he works hard, says Glenn Healy (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
Yeah, I totally agree. Datsyuk is soooo overrated. It's mostly luck if you ask me. Anyone can do the things he does, it's just that he happens to be in the right place at the right time.

Gustav Nyquist Got Hit in the Nuts Then Scored An Awesome Goal | Pucking Wings
He's a man of steel!!!

Ericsson helps fill big holes on Wings' defense | TSN
He's filling them pretty nicely.

Detroit Red Wings' Jakub Kindl's patience pays off with playing time | Detroit Free Press

Best defenseman outside of the top-two.

Can the Red Wings Upset the Blackhawks? | The Hockey Writers

This next game will be key. If we win, the series is ours. If we lose, then anything can happen. Either way, this season has been a success.

Duff: Wings a work in progress | Windsor Star

A work in progress that is clicking at the right time.

Jimmy Howard in a groove for Red Wings | CBC

Jimmy has been absolutely fantastic. *But he's overpaid* NO HE IS NOT. He's worth every penny we can pay him.

HOCKEE NIGHT - The Malört of Hockey Blogs: Killed The Lord, Left For The New World

If you want to win the cup you have to go through Detroit. It's as simple as that.

NHL News

Now Stephane Roy says he doesn’t know if the Avs will hire his brother | ProHockeyTalk
Stupid Roy's.

Columbus Blue Jackets noticing upswing at box office after second-half hot streak on ice - The Hockey News
That is understandable. When you are winning, people (especially the casual fans) become more interested and chose to go to games.

Caps owner Leonsis apologizes for team’s playoff failure | ProHockeyTalk
Trade Ovechkin and build a team around Mike Ribiero.

Canadiens sign Swedish prospects: defenceman Nygren, forward Collberg - The Hockey News

Collberg's good. I don't know anything about the defenseman though.

Report: Leafs’ Komarov in negotiations with KHL club | ProHockeyTalk
It's his old team, Dynamo Moscow.

Unsung Hero: Rob Scuderi remains critical ‘piece’ for defending champ Kings | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
He's experienced and he is good defensively. That is stuff that is key during a cup run.

Juuso Ikonen - The Next Ones - The Hockey Writers

This guy is really good offensively. Size is an issue though. He's only 5'9''.

Canadiens' Emelin out six months after ACL, MCL surgery | TSN

Might miss the very beginning of the next season.

Stanley Cup playoffs 2013: Joel Quenneville disagrees with disallowed goal call -
It was a no-goal. Stop crying Chicago and drink your medicine. You better be prepared for what's coming.

Avalanche remain quiet as Roy speculation continues | TSN

The thing that intrigues me is that the Av's haven't denied it yet. Because of that I think that it is a possibility that Roy may be hired as their next coach.

Dallas to unveil new uniforms, make ‘significant announcement’ on June 4 | ProHockeyTalk
New logo maybe? I don't know. Still, it is kind of interesting.

Oklahoma tornado hits close to home for AHL’s Barons | Puck Daddy - Yahoo! Sports
How devastating this is for the people of the affected communities...

Preds hire Phil Housley as assistant coach | ProHockeyTalk
Maybe he will help improve the Predators terrible defenseman. Especially that Weber guy, he sucks.

Let's Go Red Wings!