Quick Hits: Rangers Win Game 4

Red Wings News

Danny DeKeyser named Red Wings rookie of the year by Detroit Sports Broadcasters Association | MLive.com
DeKeyser proved everyone right by the way he played this past season. It will be interesting to see how much he can improve going forward.

To Re-Sign Or Not Re-Sign: Jonas Gustavsson - Octopus Thrower

I say re-sign, most of you say no-sign. We'll see who's right in the end.

Nicklas Lidström får ny roll i Västerås | Aftonbladet

Lidström has a new job. He is becoming a board member for Västerås HK, where he began his professional career.

NHL News

Put the brooms away: Rangers avoid sweep, force Game 5 in L.A. | ProHockeyTalk
The Rangers beat the Kings 2-1 in Game 4. They live to see another day!

Jason Spezza requests trade from Ottawa Senators | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
Another big name player bites the dust in Ottawa.

To ‘attack’ embellishment, NHL wants to ‘bring alive’ old rule | ProHockeyTalk
The NHL wants to curb the embellishments by using a series of fines.

The Los Angeles Kings already have champagne in their locker room | For The Win
I understand that you want to be ready, but you do not want to be too overconfident. The Rangers have a long way to go before they overtake the Kings, but it is not impossible.

Sharks F Couture underwent successful hand surgery | TSN
Couture suffered a hand injury after fighting LA's Mike Richards. He will be back before the start of training camp.

NHL general managers still trying to define coaches’ challenge | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

What is clear is that there will be a coaches' challenge implemented within the next few seasons. What is not clear is what that challenge will exactly contain.

Two years after Cup win, Brown remains a consistent captain for Kings - The Hockey News
Dustin Brown may be a consistent captain, but I still consider him to be one of the NHL's worst.

PHOTO: Justin Williams missing from Kings conference champ shirt - CBSSports.com
It is not like Williams has been an important player or anything...

Rutherford says re-signing Niskanen is ‘not going to be easy’ | ProHockeyTalk
It will not be easy because Niskanen is going to be one of the most sought after free agents this summer.

Top 10 Compliance Buy-Out Candidates | The Hockey Writers
No surprise here, Ville Leino made the list.

Let's Go Red Wings!