In Red Wings Land
To add to the Zadina story we learned on Wednesday, it’s possible Joe Veleno might go with him. This would be very cool.
HC Ocelari Trinic starts its season on Oct. 7.
He can still be of value to the Wings, and if he can earn some confidence with a good 2020-21, then there’s a chance Yzerman can unload him at the 2022 trade deadline, similarly to how veteran Mike Green was dealt at the 2020 deadline.
The context about how Nielsen wasn’t put in as much of a position to succeed scoring-wise is a good reminder, but “play well enough to get traded” is kind of a defeatist thing, huh?
At least she didn’t say “retire”, I guess...
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This has got to be just about the tamest selection of tweets possible.