Quick Hits: The Cross-Examination Edition
In Red Wings Land
Ex-Detroit Red Wings goalie Manny Legace details COVID-19 ordeal: ‘I was extremely afraid’ - Freep
Legace has this advice for others: “This is not a joke disease. It really is not. And it’s something to take serious if you get it. If you have problems breathing, don’t hesitate. Don’t wait ... to get into doctors’ hands.”
I really like how excited this kid is to be here and to be playing. I’m excited too.
Nedeljkovic, Erne and Blashill videos were also posted. You can go here to find those.
Around the League
NHL Cross-Checking Crackdown Explained - Scouting the Refs
Based on the examples, the league’s focus appears to be in situations where a player may be eligible to be checked, but where the opponent opts for a cross-check instead of legal body contact.
Like where you lose a faceoff and cross check down on the back of a guy’s neck, Jamie Benn?