Quick Hits: The Justice for Jamie Edition
In Red Wings Land
Florida doctor’s arrest a bittersweet moment for the voice of Hockeytown - ESPN
Ligotti “generated millions of dollars by preying on patients seeking substance abuse treatment,” Acting Assistant Attorney General Brian C. Rabbitt of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division said in a statement about the charges.
Zadinaberg shared this in yesterday’s QH, but I want to make sure everybody gets a chance to see it. The kind of things Ligotti is charged with are inhumane, cruel, and predatory.
Around the NHL
TRAIKOS: Nightmare scenario awaits NHL if Oilers or Penguins win No. 1-overall pick - Toronto Sun
If the worst was to happen — if Lafreniere ends ups joining McDavid and Draisaitl in Edmonton or Crosby and Malkin in Pittsburgh — can you imagine the outcry from Detroit GM Steve Yzerman? The Red Wings won a league-worst 17 games this year. They are picking fourth in the draft after failing to win one of the top three spots in the lottery.
Meh. I think Wings fans are going to rage no matter which playoff team wins and be especially pissed if it’s Pittsburgh, but I have trouble imagining the benefit to Steve Yzerman creating an outcry about it.