Quick Hits: "Las Vegas is a done deal"

NHL reportedly all-in.

Red Wings News

FOX Sports Detroit to air 71 regular-season Red Wings games | FOX Sports
In case you missed it, the FSD schedule came out yesterday. #BringBackMurph

Red Wings outlook: Brendan Smith has experienced growing pains but has a lot of potential | MLive.com
Khan(!) with a quick look at Brendan Smtih as we count down the days to training camp.

The time Gustav Nyquist simply couldn't be stopped by the Lightning - SBNation.com
Who cares if you missed it yesterday or not? Everyone could use more Gustav Nyquist scoring highlight reel goals in their life.

Around the NHL

Gallagher: Bettman has changed his tune on NHL expansion | The Province
Vegas and Seattle? OK then. Please don't take anybody good in the expansion draft. (J.J.)

Players Celebrate National Dog Day | NHLPA
You want to see a bunch of players celebrating National Dog Day with their pet pooches? Of course you do. (J.J.)

VIDEO: Vincent Praplan scores sensational goal in Champions League - CBSSports.com
Missed this for Monday's Quick Hits, but this is pretty sensational and worth seeing.

The 3 common traits of successful neutral zone teams | theScore
I think the Red Wings should read this and do this stuff and be a successful neutral zone team.

Ryan Reaves does not appreciate your (skin) tone, EA Sports | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Good job with this one, EA. Very nice. (J.J.)

Westhead: CHL boss stands strong against players' union | TSN
I only know about the NCAA and the longstanding disputes with mostly football and basketball players over getting paid. But I wonder if this is the next labor war for sub-professional level athletes.

Schwartz, Blues haven’t made progress on new deal | ProHockeyTalk
Danny DeKeyser and Ryan Johansen aren't the only RFAs without deals as we near September. (J.J.)

Edmonton Oilers optimistic Justin Schultz deal will get done before training camp | Edmonton Journal
Add Justin Schultz to the list.

Bishop not 100 percent, aims to be ‘close’ before opener | ProHockeyTalk
If Tampa Bay's series against Montreal is any indication, Bishop is a heavy driver of their success. Gotta hope he'll be healthy soon.