Quick Hits: Mike Babcock Decision Day

Red Wings News

Detroit Red Wings or Buffalo Sabres? Mike Babcock says he'll decide Wednesday morning | MLive.com
Today is the day. By the time we go to bed tonight we will most likely know where Mike Babcock will be coaching next season. I still think that he stays in Detroit. Today will be interesting to say the least.

Red Wings prospect Tyler Bertuzzi has been surprise of postseason for Griffins | MLive.com
I do not think that I was the only one who was skeptical about the Tyler Bertuzzi pick in the 2013 draft. It is really nice to see him exceeding my expectations.

Playoff stint with Red Wings could pay off for Landon Ferraro in training camp next season | MLive.com
Based off of his play in the playoffs, i think that Ferraro has moved past Joakim Andersson in the depth chart.

NHL News

Todd McLellan dreams of Connor McDavid, leaves Sharks behind | Puck Daddy
It is finally official, Todd McLellan is the new coach of the Edmonton Oilers. If he cannot turn the Oilers into a playoff team, then I do not know who can.

Sens' Melnyk has successful liver transplant | TSN
Great news on the Eugene Melnyk front!

Maple Leafs aim to develop elite NHL coach in AHL | Sportsnet.ca
Easier said than done.

Ex-Isles owner (and we use that term loosely) pleads guilty to forgery | ProHockeyTalk
John Spano bought the Islanders in 1996.

EA Sports reveals NHL 16 features; can franchise rebound? | Puck Daddy
They will have playoff beards now!

WATCH: Don Cherry rips Russians for leaving before Canadian anthem | CBSSports.com
The Russian player's move was incredibly unsportsmanlike, but I do not think that it warrants tough punishments as some have called for.

30 Thoughts: The last days of Babwatch | Sportsnet.ca
Interesting quote here (referencing Babcock): "The Ilitch's and Ken Holland have a certain way they prefer to do business — as quietly and as dignified as possible. This has been very different, and I can’t imagine they are comfortable with it. Is there any way this damages the relationship?"

Let's Go Red Wings!