Quick Hits: The Autonomy doesn’t mean Automotive Economy Edition
In Red Wings Land
Congrats to the @freepsports own @theford and @HeleneStJames, along with @JLEdwardsIII of the Athletic, as finalists for @NSMASportsMedia Michigan Sportswriter of the year. My vote goes to the highest bidder.— Mick McCabe (@MickMcCabe1) December 9, 2021
Around the League
‘This is now Rutherford’s team’: New Canucks prez has full control - Sportsnet
He resigned as the Pittsburgh Penguins’ general manager in January, four years after orchestrating consecutive Stanley Cup victories, for what was characterized then as “personal reasons.” But those reasons partly had to do with autonomy and what Rutherford felt was the growing encroachment by those above him into hockey operations.
Yeah no way that happens with Aquilini.