Quick Hits: The Dead Presidents Edition

In Red Wings Land

Detroit Red Wings extend Evgeny Svechnikov for one year
A one year deal was the sensible choice for the Detroit Red Wings and Evgeny Svechnikov

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Around the League

'Wild' NHL playoffs move into next stage with final 16 teams
In a very 2020 turn of events, the Bruins that won the Presidents' Trophy as the top regular-season team went winless since the restart and now must take on the Carolina Hurricanes that swept their way to this point. It's a rematch of the 2019 East final but with Carolina looking more prepared for this showdown.

Amazing that Boston was the President’s Trophy winner, and will be the 4th seed in the East. Great system.