Quick Hits: Red Wings Lose, Dylan Larkin Rookie Card, Habs Finally Lose

For Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Game Recap: Red Wings 1 - Hurricanes 3 - Winging It In Motown
Tomas Tatar and Nathan Gerbe had a fight, yes they did.

Ready to collect? First rookie cards of Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin set to hit market - WXYZ.com
The first Dylan Larkin rookie cards will hit the market in November. I don't know what kind of market there is for hockey cards, but I might still want to get one of my own.

Detroit Red Wings' Kyle Quincey (concussion) feels 'not the greatest' | Detroit Free Press
Basically admitting he stayed in the game because Mike Green was already out, even though Kyle Quincey himself had a concussion that he played through because of "adrenaline."

Listen to WIIM Radio: Halloween Week Edition - Winging It In Motown
Do you have feeling about Teemu Pulkkinen or Tomas Jurco? Come listen to ours in this week's podcast!

Russian Five of Detroit Red Wings debuted 20 years ago, changed game forever - NHL.com - NHL Insider
Every single shift was like a new Anton Chekhov short story: pure artistry.

The Babcock Effect (in Detroit) - Article - TSN
"My long-term concern about this Red Wings team grades out about a four on a scale of one to 10. Losing as much talent they have to the aging curve has to sting, but they’ve done really well to replace it through the draft-and-develop phase."

Report: Dylan Larkin will remain with the Red Wings this season - Winging It In Motown
Dear Jeff Blashill and Ken Holland, please play Dylan Larkin on Friday against the Ottawa Senators so I know it's real.

Krupa: Defense must grab opportunity to improve | The Detroit News
Just grab the opportunity and run with it and win some damn hockey games.

Around the NHL

Hurricanes 3, Red Wings 1 - Canes Country
View from the enemy.

Getting players to play, not think, a major challenge for new NHL coaches | theScore
This is a pretty good long-range view to keep things in perspective of how things are going for the Red Wings under new coach Blashill.

Canucks trounce the Habs 5-1. - Nucks Misconduct

Getzlaf Out Remainder Of Road Trip, Will Miss 4-12 Days With Appendicitis - Anaheim Calling
You know, maybe time away from the rink might actually help Ryan Getzlaf, even if this isn't exactly anybody's ideal scenario to get away from the rink.

At least 31 NHL players returned to games in 2010-11 after concussion: court papers - Article - TSN
It just gets better and better.

It's NHL rookie slide rule time: who will stay, who will be reassigned | SI.com
Dylan Larkin isn't the only one who'll be staying with the big club despite the slide potential of his contract, but there are others who won't be so lucky.

Will NHL crack down on sneaky goalies dislodging net? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"The question then becomes if the NHL will eventually add this to the ever-growing list of things that can be reviewed if an apparent goal is scored." Because this issue deals with the integrity of the goal frame, this already is a reviewable play.

30 Thoughts: Flames willing to deal, but is anyone else? - Sportsnet.ca
In this week's 30 Thoughts, Elliotte looks at some possible moves the Flames and Ducks could make to shake up their struggling teams, and he takes a look at a potential new AHL contract model.

C'Mon, Ref: High visors and loose chin straps - Article - TSN
I think I remember Niklas Kronwall saying one time that he wears his visor on his forehead for when he looks down. I got nothing on the chin strap issues.

Ailing Lubomir Visnovsky back in KHL, signs with hometown Slovan Bratislava - Lighthouse Hockey
Looks like Lubomir Visnovsky is unofficially retired from the NHL.

Jaromir Jagr leaves Panthers game with ‘lower body injury’ | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
The dude is old. He'll be back, but it was a bit of a pipe dream to expect him to play 82 games.

GAMER: Ducks Gas Out, Allow Dallas To Rally In 4-3 Loss - Anaheim Calling
The Anaheim Ducks finally score goals, still end up losing — in regulation.