The Roaring 20s
In Red Wings Land
1. The Captain returns
Red Wings fans rejoiced as Steve Yzerman, the Red Wings’ Hall of Fame player/captain, returned to the organization where he starred to become general manager. Fittingly, Yzerman — who wore No. 19 — returned April 19, 2019.
In my opinion (and many others too probably), this is easily the top story. Yes, it happened very late in the decade, but it re-shaped and changed the direction of the organization for the next ten years and beyond.
Joe Veleno finished with a goal and two assists in Canada’s 7-2 win over the Czech Republic.
Around the League
The opening to this is all about Eric Comrie and his recent adventure jumping from team to team. Plus, a couple additional Red Wings-related notes in this one, including a good story about Dylan Larkin at Thought #30.