In Red Wings Land
Both Blashill and Larkin mention the team’s dearth of shots as part of the problem in scoring goals. This is indeed true, as it is very hard to score goals when you don’t shoot the puck.
Around the League
It’s that time of year again! Time for all sorts of fun rosterbation proposals. No Red Wings trades suggested here, but Gostisbehere to Vegas? Sure let’s do it.
As just mentioned on Headlines, the IOC and IIHF indicated a willingness this week to address NHL issues to get players to go to 2022 Olympics. This includes insurance costs, travel costs and ability to promote on own platforms (1/x)...— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 9, 2020
This is a significant policy change and a reversal from what had been indicated months earlier. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told https://t.co/MTpWv3o3Cw that the league still wants to tie Olympic participation into CBA talks (2/x)...— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 9, 2020
But NHLPA feels it shouldn’t be a factor because the current CBA extends past the 2022 Games. (Both sides need to agree.) There are talks this week, but this is a pretty big development.— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 9, 2020