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In Red Wings Land

The Suburban Collection recently debuted an episode of Suburban Drives Michigan featuring Henrik Zetterberg.

According to the company:

He discusses the sport, his great love of Detroit, retirement and what might be next. Shot late last year, the segment features slap shots at 40mph at Detroit’s M-1 Concourse raceway as well as his first time in old-school roller skates.

Check a look!

Around the NHL

Draisaitl of Oilers inspires fellow German Stuetzle going into NHL Draft

Tim Stuetzle hopes to become the highest Germany-born and trained player chosen in the NHL Draft in the same year Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl became the first Germany-born player to lead the NHL in points.

"As a German, you have to go with Leon [as a role model]," Stuetzle said Thursday. "He had an unbelievable season and is an idol for many kids. My personal icons also were Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby but, as a German, it's Leon of course as well."

Some nice things in here about Seider as well.