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Quick Hits: The Anyone but Pittsburgh Edition

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Past Game 7 losses shouldn’t haunt these Sens | Ian Mendes, TSN

Simply uttering their names out loud sends a shiver down the spine of any die-hard Ottawa Senators fan.

Derek Plante.

Jeff Friesen.

Joe Nieuwendyk.

Each name tells a different – but all-too-familiar – story about Game 7 heartbreak for the Senators.

Will the same hold true tonight? I know most of you hope not. I am hoping the Sens win because I really want PK Subban to win the Cup. I think Nashville has a better chance against the Sens, so....

Let’s hope that history doesn’t repeat itself.

In Red Wings Land

Detroit Red Wings explore options during 2017 NHL draft meetings | Helene St. James, Detroit Free Press

In case anyone accuses me of bias in the future, let the record show that this week doing Quick Hits, I have done way more Helene articles than normal.

Honestly, there isn’t really nothing new here, but I kinda spent the morning building up a Savage response to something I otherwise would have put here...