In Red Wings Land
Pat Caputo - 5 points of clarity about a confusing Red Wings’ off season - Macomb Daily
Caputo seems like he got really into three points before realizing that he shouldn't just stop there and kind of tacked two on at the end. This article starts pretty fiery and then fizzles (hopefully not like your 4th of July holiday yesterday, heyooo!)
Red Wings not getting younger, continue to value veterans | MLive.com
Ansar's turn on the same spin we've been seeing from within the organization is written with a bit more snark than Helene's and I appreciate that at least. It's still not Krupa-levels of questioning, but you take what you can get from the embedded diggers in Detroit [shrug].
Around the League
Rumors Have Stars As Frontrunner To Acquire Generational Talent Erik Karlsson - Defending Big D
Erik Karlsson is part of some trade rumors, and they happen to involve the Dallas Stars.
Duhatschek: Q&A with Hayley Wickenheiser, the most interesting person in hockey – The Athletic
Wickenheiser also has a direct and pointed message about the future of women’s professional hockey – and what needs to happen to take the game to greater heights. (Nonsubscribers can read this article for free if they're willing to download the Athletic app)