Quick Hits: Patrick Kane Grand Jury Postponed

For Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Howard is ready to reclaim starting job - Detroit Red Wings - News
Competition is very healthy.

Chara, Tatar on World Cup of Hockey - Cross Checks Blog - ESPN
"[Tatar] actually has a great idea for the [Euro] team's anthem. 'We've got to hire a DJ to mix it,' Tatar said."

Around the NHL

Sabres' Ryan O'Reilly apologizes for impaired driving charge - CBSSports.com
Buffalo Sabres forward Ryan O'Reilly apologized on Tuesday about the impaired driving charge he incurred this offseason. Perhaps because of legal issues, he doesn't quite apologize about driving impaired directly.

Patrick Kane grand jury postponed, per reports - Second City Hockey
Reason for delay appears to involve the possibility of ongoing settlement talks, according to The Buffalo News.

From the editor's desk: Dan Cleary and the price of loyalty - Five For Howling
The Detroit Red Wings are considered a model organization. So the Arizona Coyotes would do well to use the model for what not to do.

Return of World Cup of Hockey won’t replace Olympics for NHL players - Sportsnet.ca
A year from now NHL stars will compete in the World Cup of Hockey. It'll be a big deal, but players don't consider the World Cup as a replacement for the Winter Games.

Anze Kopitar still hopes to ink extension before opening game | ProHockeyTalk
The other big free-agent-to-be.

Peter Chiarelli reportedly named GM of 'Young Stars' team for World Cup of Hockey | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
He better pick Dylan Larkin.

KHL president says game between Gagarin Cup and Stanley Cup champions has been discussed | The Hockey News
Just do it and broadcast it worldwide.

Tyler Ganly To Replace Noah Hanifin in Traverse City Tournament - Canes Country
Noah Hanifin was expected to take party but will instead miss the Traverse City Propect Tournament.