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In Red Wings Land

Why Cameron Wore a Red Wings Jersey in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off | Den of Geek

According to Ruck, the Red Wings jersey was initially part of a character-building narrative for Cameron that writer/director John Hughes ultimately had to cut from the film. As Ruck explains:

“John [Hughes] had spent some of his boyhood in Detroit. [Hughes] had decided that Cameron had a horrible relationship with his father, but a great relationship with his grandfather, who lived in Detroit and would take Cameron to Red Wings games. That’s all it was, and it was never explained in the movie.”

The more you know.

Around the League

Craig’s List: Svechnikov solidifies hold on second spot | TSN

Your top five prospects in this year’s NHL Draft according to Craig Button:

  1. Rasmus Dahlin, D
  2. Andrei Svechnikov, RW
  3. Filip Zadina, RW
  4. Brady Tkachuk, LW
  5. Jesperi Kotkaniemi, C

This is just one man’s opinion, but maybe Kotkaniemi at #6 isn’t that much of a reach?