Quick Hits: The Head & Shoulders Edition
In Red Wings Land
Ex-Detroit Red Wings F Anthony Mantha out with shoulder injury, just like Jakub Vrana
The Capitals announced Friday former Wings forward Mantha underwent shoulder surgery and is out indefinitely. Mantha had two goals and four assists in 10 games. (One of the assists came Oct. 27 when the Wings rallied from a two-goal deficit to win in overtime at Washington.)
What a headline.
Around the League
Krebs reflects on trade to Sabres ahead of Amerks debut - NHL
“I was thinking about it last night,” Krebs said. “I want to obviously be in Buffalo, I want to play in the NHL. But at the end of the day, I’m just happy to play hockey each and every day. Whether it’s here or there, I’m excited every day to come to the rink.”
It’s about time the Sabres got a guy who wants to obviously be in Buffalo.
Tampa Bay’s Mikhail Sergachev has been suspended for two games for an Illegal Check to the Head on Toronto’s Mitchell Marner. https://t.co/iwkm4hVfQW— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) November 5, 2021
Sergachev made the classic blunder of hitting a face more recognizable than his.