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Quick Hits: Stadium Series Jersey Leak, Nyquist's Bedding, and Hilary Knight to the NWHL

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For Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Franzen's probably whispering about the gift that he has waiting for Nyquist.
Franzen's probably whispering about the gift that he has waiting for Nyquist.
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Detroit Red Wings News

WIIM Radio: Early August Edition - Winging It In Motown
Red Wings talk in August? You've gotta be kidding me. Here's the latest podcast in case you've got a case of #Augusthockeynews.

Photo by jfranzen93 | Instagram
This is literally the stuff of nightmares, and it's hilarious.

Detroit Red Wings prospect Saarijarvi expected to sign with Flint | Detroit Free Press
Yesterday, he came to Flint to sign. Today, he's expected to sign. Tomorrow, he will have signed, maybe.

Luke Glendening talks about the importance of playing other sports (and dance recitals) - MiHockey - MiHockeyNow & MiHockeyMag
"'I was [in musicals],' Glendening said. 'Dance recitals, I was in everything.'" Video, or it didn't happen, Luke.

Red Wings outlook: Jonathan Ericsson looking to rebound after inconsistent season | MLive.com
Khan with his player profiles, this one detailing defenseman Jonathan Ericsson.

Revisiting the Sergei Fedorov number retirement debate - Along the Boards
Pro side.

Puck Daddy's Summer Series: The Detroit Red Wings from A to Z | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
If you missed this yesterday, friend of the blog Maria Camacho covered the Red Wings from A to Z.

Report: Red Wings Stadium Series Jersey Leak - Winging It In Motown
Don't click the link if you value your eyes.

Around the NHL

Will Matt Beleskey outscore Milan Lucic next year? - Stanley Cup of Chowder
No. OK, there's actual analysis here that argues for yes, but still. No.

Why I choose to believe accusers - Pension Plan Puppets
There's power in "I believe you," and "innocent until proven guilty" may not be as neutral a position as expected.

U.S. Women Deserve a Pro Hockey League -- The Cut
Buried in this story is the report that Hilary Knight will eventually be signing with an NWHL team. The rest of the piece is a pretty interesting look from commissioner Dani Rylan's point of view on the league.

The Mighty Ducks make a triumphant return on Anaheim’s reported new third jersey | The Hockey News
Wild Wing is definitely a better mascot than Wild Webbed-D.

Brian Engblom is the new voice for commentary during Lightning broadcasts on Sun Sportsg - Raw Charge
Meh. I can tolerate him on the NBC broadcasts.

Replacing Mike Green: An Answer Via Passing Metrics - Japers' Rink
How are the Capitals going to replace Mike Green? Here's a look at some passing stats that might help find an answer.

How the Los Angeles Kings Ended Up With a Bottom-5 Prospect Pool - Jewels From The Crown
"Winning (and trying to win more) has its consequences." It remains to be seen if this will actually tank the Kings' chances of making the playoffs consistently (yes, I know they missed last season), so I won't quite brandish the "Red Wings have made the playoffs and still have a good prospect pool" chirp quite yet. Also a really good look into how drastically prospect pools can change over short periods of time.

Colorado Avalanche New Alternate Jersey Design Revealed - Mile High Hockey
On the other hand, I hope the Avalanche do stick with this terrible design.

Organizers hopeful Las Vegas expansion won't impact Kings' Frozen Fury series | theScore
I forgot amid this whole Las Vegas expansion nonsense that plenty of Vegas residents are Kings fans.

NHL would be wise to adopt NFL's new concussion protocol - NHL - SI.com
Missed this for yesterday. Details changes to the NFL's concussion protocol and ways the NHL can make it happen.

Domi battling the odds everyday - Article - TSN
Did not know this about Max Domi. Credit to him for making it this far, even if he never has a career in the NHL.

PHOTO: Predators unveil gold helmets for Saturday games | theScore
This helmet belongs to an NCAA color scheme.

NHL -- Ranking every NHL team by prospect strength | ESPN (paywall)
Detroit ranks seventh.