Quick Hits: Changes to NHL Streams, Chinese Hockey, Audible Pucks, and Mathieu Schneider to USHHOF

For Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

NHL Stadium Series: Red Wings and Avalanche Ticket Info - Winging It In Motown
Information about pre-sale tickets for next season's NHL Stadium Series game between the Red Wings and Avalanche.

"Roughly Translated": Big E on Big E | The Malik Report - Kukla's Korner
I thought his issues had to do with his wrist. Turns out it was a hip problem? And it's been going on for a while.

Around the NHL

U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015 Selected | USA Hockey
Former Red Wing Mathieu Schneider will be enshrined in the US Hockey Hall of Fame. Fellow USHHOF inductee Angela Ruggiero will also be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto later this year.

Judge orders NHL to turn over injury and concussion data - Article - TSN
Missed this for yesterday's edition, but whoo boy, it's getting interesting.

Kings of China? - Jewels From The Crown
A look into growing the game in a world power of a country. "The numbers behind China's hockey boom and why the Kings — and NHL — should care." If nothing else, it'll hopefully make China's team competitive when the 2022 Olympics roll around.

Peter Chiarelli's First 100 Days - The Copper & Blue
The former GM of Jeff's favorite team has been on the job for 100 days already, and today is the 101st.

From the editor's desk: a delicate balancing act - Five For Howling
What happens when the needs of the team and the needs of the ownership group don't align?

Ducks Dish: National Media Perpetuates Lazy, Disprovable Anaheim Goaltending Narrative - Anaheim Calling
I'm very much a narratives person, and there are plenty out there to find without going for "low-hanging fruit." Anaheim Calling makes a pretty convincing case that goaltending isn't much of a question mark for the Ducks next season.

After cancer scare, Penguins Olli Maatta ready for the big time | The Hockey News
Can't wait for him to be as vilified as fellow cancer-survivor Phil Kessel. Maybe instead of a hot dog stand, they'll say he's a frequent visitor of a place known for Philly cheesesteaks.

NHL, MLB Advanced Media to partner, bring big changes to how the Internet watches hockey - Broad Street Hockey
A major announcement is slated for later today, and Travis Hughes has a great preview covering all possible facets of what could come out from today's major announcement. Stay tuned.

Bill Peters' System Has Improved Team Defense - Canes Country
Former assistant Bill Peters seems to have the ship heading in the right direction in Raleigh.

Report: UFA D Christian Ehrhoff still considering offer from Blue Jackets - CBSSports.com
Amazingly, a good UFA defenseman doesn't have the bargaining power for once in an offseason contract negotiation. Said before, saying again: Ehrhoff made a mistake not cashing in last offseason.

Mike Hoffman Awarded $2m Contract - Silver Seven
Hoffman's going to score 50 goals against the Red Wings and the Senators will still finish lower in the division.

Tyler Seguin: The problem with last year's Stars - Sportsnet.ca
The problem was games were routinely 8-6 in favor of the other team.

From zany fashion to blazing speed, Kings prospect Kempe is one to watch | The Hockey News
"His off-ice transition was aided when Paul Bissonnette, better known by fans as ‘BizNasty’, took him in as his roommate for the duration of the season." Oh, well that just makes everything better.

Canadian college students create audible puck for visually impaired players (Video) | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
This is really, really cool. "From Yahoo Sports: Leave it the only two Canadians in the nation who have little interest in hockey to design something meant to improve the game - an audible puck."

Lou’s Method | The Players' Tribune
I'm not sure Lou's methods from the 1980s when he started with the New Jersey Devils will work too well on the 21st century Toronto Maple Leafs.