Quick Hits: The Dedication Edition

In Red Wings Land

Robby Fabbri is the Detroit PHWA’s pick for Masterton nominee this year and it’s obvious that him coming back strong after serious injuries makes him well-qualified for this award, but at this point, it’s got to be hard to not nominate the entire team for continuing to play this game  after Thanksgiving.

Around the NHL

Early returns: NHL players on getting back in small groups during Phase 2 - NBC Sports

Tavares told reporters including TSN’s Karen Shilton that he quickly decided to start taping his sticks at home to get the most out of his time.

“There’s a pretty big-time crunch on being in the arena; you only have about 45 minutes to an hour to complete your workout and you’ve got about 40 minutes on the ice,” Tavares said. “The windows are fairly small, but the actual work we’re able to get in is going to go a long way in helping us prepare and get ready. The intensity is there.”