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Quick Hits: The Double-Up Edition

NHL: Boston Bruins at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

In Red Wings Land

Griffins to Support Federal Workers with Free Ticket Offer -

Workers who present valid U.S. government identification from an impacted agency can receive up to six free upper level tickets to either the game on Wednesday, Jan. 23 against Manitoba or Friday, Jan. 25 against San Jose. Both contests begin at 7 p.m. The ticket offer is only redeemable in person at The Zone, open weekdays from 10 a.m.-6 p.m., or the Griffins box office, which opens an hour and half prior to each game

Nick Jensen’s steady play could earn extension from Red Wings - MLive

ICYMI prior to the weekend, Ansar wasn’t done doing Ken’s trade deadline PR work with just Nyquist and Howard, so he had to point out that Jensen is another pending FA who is definitely worth another contract in Detroit and should be treated as such in trade discussion.

Ok, I’m sorry that was too cynical. Truth be told I’ve really liked Jensen’s play this season and I wouldn’t mind a follow-on deal for him. Story includes some nice praise from Jimmy and Blashill.

Around the League

Carolina Hurricanes sign Teuvo Teravainen to 5-year, $27m contract extension - Canes Country

Remember when the Blackhawks traded him? #TeuvoTime

NHL Names -

A new site launched yesterday with a noble pursuit. From their About Page:

As the National Hockey League expands globally, we believe that every player deserves the dignity of having his name properly pronounced. Whether your name is Ilya Lyubushkin, Miro Heiskanen, Kailer Yamamoto, or Mike Smith we are pleased to stand with the NHL in our belief that hockey is for everyone.

- Travis Flynn and Jonathan Spicyn