Quick Hits: The Lack of Progress Edition

In Red Wings Land

HBO segment takes aim at Ilitches’ lack of District Detroit progress | Freep

Well, this story certainly has my attention and I’ll be watching this tonight. Not the best look for the Red Wings organization, specifically the Ilitch family.

Around the League

AP/CP Survey: 48 percent of NHLPA reps favor playoff change | Associated Press

An Associated Press/Canadian Press survey of NHLPA representatives from all 31 teams shows that almost half favor changing the format — and most of those support going back to seeding the Eastern and Western conferences 1 through 8, the structure that was used from 1994-2013.

Perfect. Let’s change things for the better right as the Red Wings are set to begin their next playoff streak and run of Stanley Cup championships.