Quick Hits: The End of the Road Edition
In Red Wings Land
Add another team/player to the goalie market: DET and Jimmy Howard. Howard, 36, said he was “probably not” going to continue with the Red Wings, but squashed rumours he was retiring, saying, “Someone is going to have to tell me I can’t play anymore”...— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 20, 2020
In my article about Red Wings goalies this past season, I showed just how bad he was last season. Unfortunately, I don’t see him bouncing back, and Detroit should move on from him.
Upper body injury for Zadina, who the teams says will miss a few weeks https://t.co/SfeuCG0oWi— Max Bultman (@m_bultman) September 20, 2020
Around the NHL
Alison Lukan and Shayna Goldman are starting a newsletter, and it should be fantastic.
👀 https://t.co/ZB6MtjSlf7 pic.twitter.com/7OESBrNy0T— Alison (@AlisonL) September 20, 2020
2020 NHL Draft prospects signal new era in hockey for Germany
Stuetzle and other prospects for the 2020 NHL Draft on Oct. 6-7 are the latest exceptionally skilled hockey players to be coming out of the country, six years after an overhaul to its development model instituted by the German Hockey Association (GHA).
NHL scouts and general managers have taken notice.
No surprise by now.