Quick Hits: Stephen Weiss Edition

Red Wings News

Red Wings 4, Senators 3: Stephen Weiss moves to the wing, scores twice in first game back for Detroit | MLive.com
Great win for the Wings, and an even greater victory for Weiss! Remember how I predicted that Weiss was going to score over 55 points this season? It's happening guys.

Hansen, Tatar, Benn named NHL’s three stars of the week | ProHockeyTalk
Congratulations Tatar! A well deserved honor.

Babcock: "Tats considers himself a goal scorer." Forward has eight goals in his last 12 games | Red Wings Front
Unlike Nyquist, Tatar considers himself to be a goal scorer. And I am fine with that. What about a Mantha-Nyquist-Tatar line? Me gusta(v).

Chris Chelios never wanted to leave the Chicago Blackhawks - ESPN
Look how that turned out.

For DeKeyser, Abdelkader, bragging rights on the line | Detroit News
Abdelkader's and DeKeyser's high schools (Muskegon Mona Shores and Warren De La Salle, respectively) are playing each other in the division two state football championship on Friday.

Zetterberg hopes Alfie rumour not true | Ottawa Sun
From Zetterberg: "I won't say it's over until it's over."

NHL News

Pat Quinn, longtime NHL head coach and executive, dead at 71 | Puck Daddy
One of the of the hockey world's most remarkable and legendary coaches. Rest in peace.

The life and legacy of Viktor Tikhonov | Puck Daddy
Another legendary head coach, Viktor Tikhonov, passed away yesterday. The Wings can thank him for helping to develop some of the players who would later become the Russian Five.

Red Wings' Mike Babcock, Pavel Datsyuk mourn deaths of Pat Quinn, Viktor Tikhonov | MLive.com
The Wings' react to yesterday's passings.

Sidney Crosby broke a two-game scoring drought, his longest in five years - SBNation.com
You know you're good when a drought involves two games.

With worst save percentage in NHL, Oilers fire goalie coach | ProHockeyTalk
Oilers: "That'll solve all our problems!" Not.

Struggles, streaks, and scoring: 10 unexpected stats at the quarter point of the season | The Hockey News
Mark Giordano has been beyond impressive this season. The same can be said for the Calgary Flames, which have surpassed my expectations by a mile.

Sooner than later? Bruins GM hopes Chara can return in 10-14 days | ProHockeyTalk
The Bruins need Chara back. The rest of the Eastern Conference hopes that he takes his time.

A look back at when the Maple Leafs burned Toronto to the ground - SBNation.com
I am really glad that the Detroit media is not like the Toronto one. Say what you will about the Wings' diggers passive strategy, but, the Leafs' equivalents take it a step too far. Being a fan of that team must be interesting. I mean, no Cups in 47 years...

So, anybody know what to make of Montreal? | ProHockeyTalk
The Canadiens have been a surprise this season. Not that they have been good, I was expecting that. But, the Habs have been really good, which was less expected. Despite their early season success, I do not expect it to translate into a Cup in June.

Power Rankings: Fish sticks rocket to No. 1 | The Hockey News
The Wings were ranked 14th. The Islanders were given the top spot this week, while the Oilers were ranked 30th.

Let's Go Red Wings!