In Red Wings Land
Here’s a nice article on Cleary’s co-director of player personnel role with the Red Wings.
“All these experiences can help me relate to players,” says the Carbonear-born, Harbour Grace-raised former Red Wing ahead of Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in Corner Brook, N.L. “That’s how I go about it. That’s how I think about it.”
Around the NHL
TSN’s TradeCentre coverage looks at Montreal, Winnipeg, the Rangers, Chicago, and San Jose.
Dave Pratt says after listening to Trevor Linden, it’s clear that the Canucks will not bring Jim Benning back in the same capacity.
I’m sure everyone here would be devastated to see this come to pass. That said, it’s very interesting to see how an outsider looks at Holland. Hint: It’s not the same way we do.
Extra Bonus Link
This is pretty straightforward. I don’t really know how much these petitions help, but it couldn’t hurt.
To the Selection Committee of the Hockey Hall of Fame,
We request the induction of Mr. Willie O’ree, CM, ONB into the Hockey Hall of Fame under the Builder category for his significant contributions to the game of hockey as a pioneer of the sport.