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Quick Hits: Johan Franzen Setback, Mike Richards Settlement Details

For Friday, October 16, 2015

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Detroit Red Wings News

Red Wings Injury Updates: Franzen, Helm out with concussions, Glendening questionable - Winging It In Motown
You know, I'm glad getting Johan Franzen out of the lineup happened this way, rather than the way we all were fearing.

Fans Asked To Wear Pink For Breast Cancer Awareness Night " CBS Detroit
A reminder that tonight's game is Breast Cancer Awareness Night at Joe Louis Arena, if you happen to be heading to the game.

Detroit Red Wings still searching for right combinations for second and third lines | MLive.com
Just toss them in the blender, and I'm sure something good will come of it.

Personal cause - Detroit Red Wings - Community
Tonight's Breast Cancer Awareness Night hits home for Brendan Smith.

'Consummate pro' Dominic Turgeon captains Winterhawks - Portland Tribune
More leadership qualities to be found among the prospects.

Around the NHL

Salary cap ramifications of Mike Richards settlement - Sportsnet.ca
Elliotte Freidman has details on the payout settlement between the Los Angeles Kings and Mike Richards, including salary cap ramifications.

Capitals vs. Blackhawks Recap: Top Line Dirty Dances, Caps Win 4-1 - Japers' Rink
Defending champs back to under .500.

World Cup of Hockey will cost at least a hundred bucks a game | The Hockey News
Well, I suppose we shouldn't have expected anything different?

Logan Couture helped off ice after practice injury (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
We're talking about practice.

Beer League Goalie Communication Quiz - Mile High Hockey
Remember these the next time you're out on the ice. Or don't remember them, it's beer league for crying out loud.

Wild hand Coyotes first loss, Win 4-3 - Hockey Wilderness
Arizona gets its first loss about three games later than everyone was expecting.

Darren Dreger using repetitive arguments - Pension Plan Puppets
How do you make a lazy argument worse? You use it over and over and over.

Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman suffers apparent head injury | The Hockey News
Big hit from Jamie Benn.

Canadiens vs Rangers Top Six Minutes: A historic start to the season for the Habs - Eyes On The Prize
Can we please beat these guys on Saturday? Please?

NHL lawyer advised league to ‘leave dementia issues to NFL’ - Article - TSN
Quick Hits yesterday hit a bit of a snag, which is why Matt had to come to the rescue. (Thanks, Matt!) Otherwise, this piece would have been included yesterday, and I'm still saying: What good could possibly come from following the NFL's lead on something?

When Good Players Go Bad - Stanley Cup of Chowder
Read to the end. Don't spoil it for yourself by skipping, but the punchline is well worth it.

Connor McDavid, the Edmonton Oilers’ complex Messiah | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
From Yahoo Sports: "I was once that kid, for sure, wearing someone’s number," said McDavid. ""It’s very special. It’s a very cool thing to see that, and I’m very lucky."