Quick Hits: Red Wings Training Camp Schedule, Shannon Szabados to the SPHL, and a Carolina Hurricanes Sale?

For Thursday, August 27, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

The Left Wing Lock" Blog Archive " Red Wings Announce 2015 Training Camp Schedule
Training camp. You can almost taste regular season hockey.

Red Wings forward Luke Glendening soars with the Blue Angels in Belleville - MiHockey - MiHockeyNow & MiHockeyMag
I will refrain from commenting on Luke Glendening flying a plane in a certain direction.

$25 million in Red Wings arena construction contracts OKd | Detroit Free Press
Detroit-headquartered companies will perform more than $7.6 million worth of the work.

Ranking Top 15 Red Wings Prospects: Tomas Nosek - Winging It In Motown
Hey, come read about a good prospect we got. And all it took was some Ilitch money, not any of the hard stuff like a draft pick or stuff.

Ilitches bet big on land near MotorCity Casino Hotel
Ilitches have spent more than $10 million buying up 57 parcels clustered around West Grand River.

Red Wings' Kindl hoping for 'fresh start' under new head coach Blashill | theScore
He'll actually need to get into the lineup in order to get that "fresh start."

Around the NHL

Szabados elects to return to Columbus of SPHL - Sportsnet.ca
Two-time Canadian Olympic gold medalist Shannon Szabados is set to return to the Columbus Cottonmouths of the Southern Professional Hockey League for a second season.

Why the Patrick Kane rape case investigation may take months | SI.com
This was something I meant to include in Monday's Quick Hits, but stupidly forgot to clip. It's still relevant and still packed with useful information on where the Kane case can go.

Who should lead YoungStars team at World Cup of Hockey? | ESPN
Combining a group of young players from two countries is no easy feat. Scott Burnside and Craig Custance debate who should build the YoungStars team.

NHL Division Primer: The Atlantic - On the Forecheck
I think this is a pretty hit-and-miss preview of the Atlantic Division by our former Central Division foes, but just because someone else has weird opinions doesn't mean you shouldn't read them.

Denton Inline-Hockey Center Forced to Close, in Search of New Space - Defending Big D
A north Texas inline hockey facility has unfortunately closed its doors.

Peladeau says no public funds needed for NHL bid - Article - TSN
"It is not necessary to spend taxpayer money on bringing an NHL team back to Quebec City, Parti Quebecois Leader and controlling shareholder of Quebecor Inc., Pierre Karl Peladeau, said Wednesday."

HWP 039: Women's Hockey Panel - Hockey Wilderness
Angelica Rodriguez takes over the host's chair to conduct a discussion on the state of Women's Hockey and its recent developments.

It's Sink or Swim for Jacob Josefson in 2015-16 - In Lou We Trust
"Jacob Josefson has been trying to find his place in New Jersey since he broke into the NHL in the 2010-11 season. Now, at age 24, the 2015-16 season looks to be Josefson's last big chance to establish a role as a regular in New Jersey."

Hurricanes sale remains in limbo as team seeks buyers - Sportsnet.ca
Did anybody else know that the Carolina Hurricanes were potentially on the market?

Hurricanes GM denies ownership uncertainty holding up talks with Eric Staal, Cam Ward | theScore
So there could actually be a lot more to this Hurricanes business than I thought.

The Avalanche Hunger Games: The Prelims - Mile High Hockey
I don't like the Colorado Avalanche, and I don't watch or know anything about the Hunger Games. But if Avalanche fans are willing to fictionally kill of their own players, I might be willing to get a bucket of popcorn.

Pens sign F Sestito to tryout contract - Article - TSN
OK, I would actually prefer we sign Dan Cleary instead of bring on Tom Sestito. I hope the Penguins are dumb enough to offer him a contract and a larger role than he should be getting. They've gotta undo the good of the Phil Kessel trade somehow.

Canucks sign Adam Cracknell - Nucks Misconduct
Cool story, bro.

Comparing the price of individual tickets at the Bell Centre from 2014-15 to 2015-16 - Eyes On The Prize
The increase on individual ticket prices range from 2.5% to 22%

Nicklas Backstrom unsure if he’ll be ready for start of Capitals' season | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
"I don’t know if I will be able to play right away when the season starts," he said. Arthroscopic hip surgery is the reason.

Senators' Karlsson: 'I don't do any conditioning during the summer' | theScore
Sure thing, Karlsson. You do you, you freak of nature, you.