Quick Hits: Red Wings Best Logo, Prospects, and Bridgestone Arena Security Measures

For Friday, August 14, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Six Red wings prospects make ESPN's Top 100 prospect cut | The Malik Report - Kukla's Korner
Malik pulls out the Red Wings prospects out of Corey Pronman's Top 100 list (paywall).

Red Wings' Danny DeKeyser growing his offensive game from blue line | Detroit Free Press
Quick take season preview of DeKeyser.

Walleye release 2015-16 promo schedule | Toledo Walleye
Opening Night Craft Beer Bash, Postgame parties with the players, open skates, and a Don Cherry Jersey Night. Wish I lived closer to take advantage of some of these things.

Red Wings outlook: Healthier Darren Helm embraced top-six role while adjusting to the wing | MLive.com
Khan's player profiles continue with Darren Helm, a guy Khan says needs to stay healthy as he was last season.

For The Win: 'Red Wings have 5th best logo in American sports' | Detroit Sports Nation
Best logo in all of hockey. Damn straight.

Around the NHL

New Security Measures Planned for Bridgestone Arena Entrances - On the Forecheck
Maybe it's just the product of my going to Staples Center for hockey games where they already have these particular security measures, but I'm surprised Bridgestone Arena doesn't already have the metal detectors they'll be installing at their entrances.

Is Tyler Seguin Heir to Sidney Crosby As Best Hockey Player in the World? - Defending Big D
Uhhh, OK. I guess?

Andrew Ference wrote to every team after not being ranked for 1997 draft - CBSSports.com
This is a really cool way to bet on yourself, even if it's a huge gamble. And he also handled it pretty professionally for what it is.

NHLPA Grieves L.A. Kings Termination of Mike Richards Deal. So What Now? - Forbes
Possible arguments from the NHL side of the Mike Richards case and some precedent from other sports leagues.

Sami Salo officially announces retirement, needs another wrist surgery | The Hockey News
This is a pretty unfortunate way to end a career.

The Curious Case of Brock Nelson and the Disappearing Arbitration Rights - Lighthouse Hockey
CBA Quirk Theater in the case of the Islanders' Brock Nelson.

A closer look at high-priced NHL defencemen - Article - TSN
Are these guys worth the money they're getting?

Ducks Announce New Scoreboard Debut Date - Anaheim Calling
It will have the clearest HD picture available of any scoreboard in North America for the Ducks to display the rules of the game for their fans.

Canucks to wear retro black skate jersey for 20th anniversary of Rogers Arena | theScore
This is probably something that should have stayed in history.