Quick Hits: Red Wings Goaltending, Prospect Tournament, NHL Court Cases Adjourned

For Friday, September 11, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Howard Discusses Battle For Blue Paint In Detroit - The Goalie Magazine - InGoalMag.com
InGoal Magazine offers their take on how Jeff Blashill is handling the Detroit goaltending situation and who between Jimmy Howard and Petr Mrazek should be the starter.

Prospect Tournament Roster Preview: The Other Teams - Winging It In Motown
We took a look at the Red Wings' roster for the Traverse City Prospect Tournament, so let's take a look at the competition.

‘We wouldn’t have a trophy without Matt': NHL tournament to honour late Metro reporter, CapGeek founder | Metro News
As the Prospect Tournament gets underway tonight, let's not forget the man whom the trophy's been renamed after.

Red Wings top draft pick Evgeny Svechnikov to get first taste of NHL hockey in next two weeks | MLive.com
Svechnikov will take part in the Red Wings prospects tournament beginning Friday before reporting to his first NHL training camp next week. Honestly, I wouldn't expect too much from him this weekend because there are so many guys ahead of him on the depth chart.

Red Wings arena district holdout asks $3.5 million for fire-damaged Detroit home
One of the last Cass Corridor holdouts in new Red Wings arena are asking $3.5 million for a fire-damaged home.

Around the NHL

Report: Grand jury set to resume investigation into Kane - Article - TSN
Kane's attorney said he doesn't know why prosecutors delayed the grand jury.

Mike Richards' lawyer enters no plea in 1st hearing after possession charges | theScore
Mike Richards' case has been adjourned to Dec. 8.

Anze Kopitar: 'I'd like to stay an L.A. King' - Sportsnet.ca
I don't doubt he's being sincere, but there is a price to staying in Los Angeles that GM Dean Lombardi has to be willing to pay.

O'Reilly's next court date set for Oct. 1 - Article - TSN
Like with Richards, the case has been adjourned, except this one to Oct. 1.

Leafs Sign Brad Boyes To PTO, Create Competition - Pension Plan Puppets
He's a former 40-goal scorer and has scored 14 and 21 goals in the last two seasons.

Coyotes upset with city of Glendale…again | ProHockeyTalk
I'm really not sure what the problem is with the first part of the article, and I'm inclined to think both sides are doing their own propogandized number crunching in the second part of it.

Glencross excited at chance to work with Mike Babcock - Sportsnet.ca
Curtis Glencross says he's looking forward to the chance to work with head coach Mike Babcock. I believe this is the first time I've ever read a sentence like that.

Defenseman David Schlemko Signed To One-Year Deal - In Lou We Trust
The unrestricted free agent defenseman signed a one-year deal for $625,000. I believe the term I've seen is "free agent clearance sale." Further analysis from ILWT here.