In Red Wings Land
As usual it’ll be held at Traverse City, where the Wings have absconded to for 21 seasons to prepare for the grind of the regular season. Main camp runs Sept. 13-16, highlighted by the Red-White game on Sept. 15, but the younger generation will be there starting Sept. 6 for the annual prospects tournament.
Around the League
A general manager’s job is to ostensibly make the team he’s in charge of better, through high-quality general management. In actuality, very few have the job security to do that to the fullest extent, and are beholden to pressure from ownership to pursue different goals than “realistically compete for the Stanley Cup at some point.”
Thankfully Yzerman has the job security to take his time and rebuild the Wings the right way.