Quick Hits: Ice Ice Baby (or lack thereof)

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby having one of the best years ever | ESPN

Love him or hate him... you can't really argue the fact that the calendar year of 2016 was pretty impressive for Sidney Crosby. The Penguins captain won the Stanley Cup, stole the Conn Smythe from Phil Kessel, helped lead Canada to the World Cup of Hockey title and took home MVP honors in the tournament. He's statistically having a great start to this season too. You don't have to like the guy, but it's fair to admit he's having a heck of a year.

Detroit Red Wings vs. Carolina Hurricanes game postponed due to ice | Detroit Free Press

By now you know the story, the game last night did not happen. Ultimately we can just blame Prashanth since he was in the building. I'd say it's a pretty embarrassing situation for both the Hurricanes organization and the NHL. The article contains interviews with Henrik Zetterberg, Jeff Blashill and Canes president Don Waddell. Blashill had a pretty good quote comparing the issues to a rain delay in baseball.

Let's Go Red Wings.