In Red Wings Land
Gustav Nyquist needs to embrace being a go-to guy - Freep
Helene is doing blurbs on players to fill time during the dead season (hey, we all do it) and this time she's up on Nyquist and you can guess whether she's got her critical or rose-colored glasses on for this one, lol.
Around the League
Don Sweeney says he isn’t trading David Pastrnak - The Boston Globe
A day after Brian Lawton floated that Pastrnak was a trade target, Bruins' GM Don Sweeney felt the need to discuss the rumor in what the Globe points out is a "terse" response. Pastrnak is apparently asking for a bunch of money because he scores a bunch and it's always fun to watch GMs bother responding to stuff like this. At least we're not the only team with an unsigned RFA...