In Red Wings Land
Let’s try something new today. There’s not a ton out there that isn’t behind a paywall, so I wanted a discussion-starter instead. As always, if you’ve got Wings-related articles you want to share and discuss, please do so.
Today’s question - When will Hronek sign?
My guess is that the signing will take place on August 27th at 3am. My bonus guess is that the Elias Pettersson offer sheet follows on Sunday the 29th.
Around the League
When the Blackhawks in a court filing asked for another month to respond to allegations made by a former player who says he was assaulted by a former video coach, the team also criticised the plaintiff's lawyer for telling me of the request & filed my tweet for the judge to see. pic.twitter.com/RZ5ts5gkoV— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) August 18, 2021
A judge has approved the Blackhawks request.— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) August 18, 2021
The team has until Sept. 16 to respond to the amended sexual abuse lawsuits filed by "John Doe 1" and "John Doe 2."
Supporting ‘Land and Peoples’ - NHL.com
The Seattle Kraken acknowledges that we are on the homelands of the Coast Salish peoples, who continue to steward these lands and waters as they have since time immemorial. We recognize Washington’s tribal nations and Native organizations, who actively create, shape and contribute to our thriving communities.
The Seattle Kraken are committed to doing our part to engage with, and amplify the voices of, Native peoples and tribes.
There’s a lot more to the article than the statement.