Quick Hits: The Learn your Lessons Edition
In Red Wings Land
Red Wings learning to play with the lead; Namestnikov an early surprise - Detroit News
“It’s important for us to win games where you just have a one-goal lead for a long period of time,” coach Jeff Blashill said. “That’s the learning process. We have to be able to win 2-1 and we be able to win 6-1.”
Well not so much last night.
Around the League
A lawyer for the Chicago Blackhawks today wrote to Kyle Beach’s attorney to say the team is refusing to make a settlement offer because the sides have “very different views” on what would constitute a fair resolution of this lawsuit…”— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) November 12, 2021
The NHL team wants to retain a mediator.
In a 2nd letter re "John Doe 2," the Blackhawks' attorney wrote that while the team will provide therapy for him, the team wants to review his “medical records, school transcripts, and income records” before it can understand how the assault by Brad Aldrich has impacted his life.— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) November 12, 2021
While a Blackhawks' lawyer wrote the NHL team would pay for therapy for JD2 related to the assault, “it should not be construed as an admission of fault or responsibility for JD2’s injuries."— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) November 12, 2021
"The Blackhawks sympathize with [JD2] on a human level ..." the team's lawyer wrote.
It’s so easy for them to just stop being shitty and they refuse.