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In Red Wings Land

Steve Yzerman: Detroit Red Wings looking at all options adjusting to pandemic - Detroit Free Press

We’ve already seen the juiciest stuff from Yzerman’s presser, but there’s more of the mundane detail kinda stuff in here:

Who’s Zooming who: With the combine canceled, Yzerman and his staff have relied on video calls to interview eligible 2020 players. “We’ll be prepared as best we can be for the draft. It doesn’t look like we’ll get to physically spend some time with the kids, we don’t have the luxury of being at the combine to get the physical testing results from that.”

Around the NHL

Stanley Cup tournament will crown ‘very worthy champion’ - NHL.com

The day after the plan was announced, players and executives agreed that the team that wins the Stanley Cup will have earned it.

Hahaha the state-run hockey media doin’ the work.