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In Red Wings Land

Red Wings’ Filip Zadina looks ‘more dangerous’ with each game - The Detroit News

Kulfan with a writeup on the bright spot for the Wings in the last game that starts with a fun intro from a digger that this whole season sucks and the whole reason we’re even still paying attention to this team is stuff like this Zadina story.

He’s not wrong, of course.

Coach Jeff Blashill told reporters after Tuesday’s loss that Zadina earned the increase in ice time with the way he was playing.

“What I like is he’s looked more and more dangerous every game,” Blashill said. “Certainly (Tuesday) was his best game. He looked the most dangerous he’s looked.

Around the League

Yzerman heavily involved in present, but future uncertain with Lightning - NHL.com

[From the NHL.com blurb] Steve Yzerman remains heavily involved with the Tampa Bay Lightning in his role as senior advisor to general manager Julien BriseBois, but it remains to be seen what he will do when his contract expires after this season.

Asked if any team had asked permission to speak to Yzerman, BriseBois said: “Even if someone had, I probably wouldn’t be telling you.”