Quick Hits: Griffins, Weiss, & Trotz Updates

Red Wings News

Duff: Weiss regrets returning to Detroit lineup too soon | Windsor Star
Sometimes it can be better to sit out and make sure that you are completely healed before making a return.

‘A Day in the Life’ and a little product placement | The Malik Report
Milan Lucic: "Woke up, got out of bed, dragged my stick across DeKeyser's head".

How to find work on the Detroit Red Wings arena project | Detroit Free Press

If you are in need of work, or you simply wish to be a part of the Wings' new arena (not literally), this explains what to do.

Griffins state they’ll reveal details of a ‘major television agreement’ on Tuesday | The Malik Report

Interesting. The Griffins will announce their new TV deal at 4.30 PM today.

NHL News

Barry Trotz interested in coaching Washington Capitals | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I do not know if Barry Trotz is the right coach for the Capitals. Let me rephrase that, I do not know if Barry Trotz is the right coach for Alex Ovechkin.

Is Sidney Crosby a dirty player? The numbers say ‘No’ | Post-to-Post
I do not view Crosby as a dirty player, but he does not exude class and professionalism either. He whines with officials, and can be a bit of a cheap pest at times. But calling him a dirty player is a little harsh.

Flames sign German League standout Wolf | ProHockeyTalk
The 24-year-old David Wolf is a massive player who scored 40 points in 48 games in the DEL this season.

Bryan Bickell and the importance of depth to the Chicago Blackhawks - SBNation.com
Bryan Bickell may very well be Chicago's equivalent of Johan Franzen. Bickell just seems to flip the switch once the playoffs begin.

Rangers hope to make franchise history in Game 7 - Sportsnet.ca
Are we sure that the Penguins and Sharks do not hang out before the playoffs? They seem to have a lot in common.

P.K. Subban and hockey's problematic relationship with players of color | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The P.K. Subban situation is an enigmatic one. While racism will always persist in its smallest of forms, to have such flagrant abuse thrown against one player due to his race in this century still baffles me.

Top 10 Second Round Series In NHL History | The Hockey Writers

The Wings' 1996 series against St. Louis and last years series against Chicago are both included on the list.

Report: NHL planning to test new info-gathering technology | ProHockeyTalk
Does this mean that all of you stat-heads will have more goodies to deal with?

Dreger: Leafs not shopping Phaneuf, but still open to offers | TSN
I do not fully understand why the Leafs would consider trading Phaneuf. He may not be a Weber, but he is the best defenseman on their roster. And it is not like he will draw a huge return in a potential trade.

Henrik Lundqvist sprays water bottle in Sidney Crosby's face - SBNation.com
Water is the most precious resource in the world, and you choose to waste it on Sidney Crosby?

Russia routs USA at world championships | USA Today
Question Of The Day: Who do you guys have winning the football World Cup this summer? If not for the home-field advantage that Brazil garners, I would have Deutschland as the runaway favorites.

Let's Go Griffins!