Quick Hits: Slava Fetisov Interview; Jonathan Ericsson Injured?

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Red Wings defenseman Jonathan Ericsson 'banged up,' status for Friday's game to be determined | MLive.com
Hopefully Ericsson can play today, but if he cannot, Jakub Kindl will take his place.

Slava Fetisov praises Detroit, Red Wings on 'Daily Show' | Detroit Free Press
Really good interview by Jon Stewart with Slava Fetisov.

Q&A: Red Wings center Luke Glendening | The Detroit News
Luke Glendening said that he is not much of a cook, but he can make chocolate chip cookies.

NHL News

Who is the best emergency backup goaltender in the NHL? | Puck Daddy
Ken Holland of course!

Timonen confirms he’ll retire after the season | ProHockeyTalk
Kimmo Timonen, who played his first game of the season on Monday after dealing with blood clots, has announced that he will retire after this season. He was traded by the Flyers to the Blackhawks at the trade deadline.

Jeremy Roenick talks NHL expansion, growing hockey in America, and his Stanley Cup pick - SBNation.com
Roenick picked the Ducks to win the Stanley Cup. He also mentioned how he wants to be involved in a potential Las Vegas NHL franchise.

LOOK: Mike Smith's Alice Cooper mask for Coyotes throwback night - CBSSports.com
That is a creepy looking mask! Maybe it is a new tactic by Smith to prevent forwards from getting near him?

In praise of the Hamburglar | ProHockeyTalk
The Senators' Andrew Hammond has been phenomenal filling in for Craig Andersson and Robin Lehner, going 6-0-1 since making his NHL debut on February 16th.

NHL in Las Vegas future should be known soon - Sportsnet.ca
Having an NHL franchise in Las Vegas seemed like a long-shot not too long ago, but now it feels as if it is an inevitability.

Throwback Thursday re-visits the 1995 Future Watch top 50 list | The Hockey News
It was twenty years ago today...that Mike Knuble was a prospect.

NHL Awards: Carey Price building lead in Hart, Vezina races - CBSSports.com
Unsurprisingly, no Red Wings' players are in contention for the Norris, Calder, Vezina, or Hart trophies.

Coyotes co-owner thinks ‘a real championship team’ could emerge in 2-3 years | ProHockeyTalk
You have to be bold in your predictions.

Let's Go Red Wings!