Quick Hits: Bigger Nets, Smaller Pads, Another Red Wings Win

For Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Greece Lightning Strikes the Capital: Red Wings 1 - Capitals 0 - Winging It In Motown
The Red Wings were the highest achievers in class yesterday, scoring an AA.

NHL’s Facebook Page Spells Nick Lidstrom’s Name Wrong On HOF Video [PHOTO] " CBS Detroit
I guess I'm more surprised we actually made it this long without someone important misspelling Nicklas Lidstrom's name.

Wings defenceman Alexey Marchenko remembers Sergei Fedorov | Windsor News - Breaking News & Latest Headlines | Windsor Star
Marchenko was a Red Wings fan growing up because of the Russian Five.

Getting To Know Jeff Blashill's System - Forechecking - Winging It In Motown
Prashanth with another fantastic look at hockey systems, this time taking a gander at the Red Wings forecheck.

Pavel Datsyuk of Detroit Red Wings could make season debut Friday vs. San Jose Sharks - NHL.com - News

Jimmy Howard Does NOT Have A Rebound Problem | D2D43
Saying he doesn't have a rebound problem is a bit naive, but for as much as Jimmy Howard gives up rebounds, he's gotten much better at controlling them.

Who is the Best Hall of Famer from the 2002 Red Wings team? - Winging It In Motown
This is a really tough list to compile because someone has to be ranked one ahead of the other. Also, someone has to be ranked last on this list.

Around the NHL

Report: Marleau would accept trade to three teams - Article - TSN
That's an interesting list of teams.

Report: NHL could consider larger nets | theScore

GMs seeking consistency in coach’s challenge, exec compensation | SI.com
I said this when the challenge system was first implemented: the real problem is the writing and interpretations of the goaltender interference penalty. Without changing goalie interference, this wasn't going to be much help.

Duncan Keith cleared for contact, closing in on return from knee injury - Second City Hockey
So I guess Chicago is going to go on a tear any day now.

Indie director seeks crowdfunding for documentary on inaugural NWHL season | The Hockey News
Kickstarter campaign.

10 righty defenders under 4 million - The Copper & Blue
Hey, this was the Red Wings' problem not too long ago.

Report: NHL, players support use of smaller goaltender equipment | theScore
But by how much?

Dean Lombardi calls out Team USA leadership | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"calls out" is too strong considering the actual language Lombardi used to talk about these guys.

Chad Johnson makes another 'miraculous' save - Die By The Blade
Dude shot it right into him.

Ottawa Senators lose 7-5 to the Nashville Predators in a scoring frenzy - Silver Seven
Apparently this was the highest scoring game of the season?

Colton Sisson scores in first NHL game in 2 years - On the Forecheck
Pretty cool story.