Quick Hits: Mike Babcock And His Disciples

Today's Quick Hits are going to have to be extra quick!

Red Wings News

Detroit Red Wings' Mike Babcock coaching tree seeded by opportunities | NHL.com
Phenomenal article by Dan Rosen about Mike Babcock and his many disciples.

Stephen Weiss takes first step toward regaining spot in Detroit Red Wings' lineup | MLive.com
Weiss did not exactly have a marvelous game against the Leafs on Saturday, but I do not think that anyone expected him to. He had not played in a regular season game since 2013, so a bit of rust was expected.

Confident Red Wing Gustav Nyquist finishing when he has puck | Detroit Free Press
Nyquist did not score a goal on Saturday. Time to trade him?

Inactivity doesn't hamper Jonas Gustavsson, who is perfect in season debut for Red Wings | MLive.com
If Gustavsson continues to impress would you rather: (a) Trade him at the trade deadline, or (b) Keep him around for the playoffs.

NHL News

Flames ink T.J. Brodie to five-year contract extension - SBNation.com
The Flames have signed T.J. Brodie to a five-year extension with an AAV of about $4.6 million.

Chris Campoli concussed after elbow; does Sweden need more fighting? (Video) | Puck Daddy
If any country needs more fighting, it is not Sweden. A neutral and pacifist country cannot have its hockey league allowing fighting to run rampant.

Lightning recall Drouin | ProHockeyTalk
The Jonathan Drouin era is about to begin in Tampa Bay.

P.K Subban absolutely schools the Avalanche with video game goal - SBNation.com
That goal could have easily come straight from NHL 15.

Report: Salo might retire after having wrist surgery | ProHockeyTalk
Sami Salo is currently an unrestricted free agent. He is 40-years-old, and played five games with the Detroit Vipers in the 1998-1999 season.

Let's Go Red Wings!