In Red Wings Land
Defenseman Olli Maatta at first called Perron a good friend, but then decided he wanted to redo his answer because it was too nice.
“I like that he doesn’t know when to be quiet,” Maatta re-answered.
Around the League
Refined. The Red Wings have significantly improved from being one of the league’s worst defensive teams a year ago. New coach Derek Lalonde has helped Detroit gain some polish, and GM Steve Yzerman’s additions — particularly netminder Ville Husso — have seriously moved the needle. The Red Wings require more consistency but have come a long way.
They have us at ten.