Quick Hits: The Green Goblin Edition

In Red Wings Land

How Red Wings’ No. 1 picks are doing in Grand Rapids - Mlive

Pete Wallner breaks down the stats and some observations on all of the highly-touted kids across the state.

So far this year: The big net-front presence (6-foot-6, 230) has been productive when healthy. He missed five games from Oct. 25-Nov. 3 and has missed the past three with a lower body injury. He got off to a fast start (2-5-7 his first six games). Coach Ben Simon said after Wednesday’s game he did not know when he would be back in the lineup.

Johan Franzen is a treasure

Around the League

‘Couldn’t be happier’: Former Red Wing Gustav Nyquist lands in great situation with Blue Jackets - The Detroit News

Former Red Wings-related, I guess.  Nyquist was such a likable guy and of course he has nice things to say about the organization. Kinda wish Ted had asked him about Babs though...  Sorry I’m still enjoying it. Can’t say how long it’ll last but let me just drink it all in.

31 Thoughts: Flames not interested in selling low on Gaudreau - Sportsnet

Nothing on the Wings, but there’s stuff on Babcock!