Quick Hits: The Naming Names Edition
In Red Wings Land
If you’ve got 30 minutes to spare it’s always good getting to listen to Steve Yzerman, who continues to use GM speak, but in a way that doesn’t anger me.
He goes over a wide variety of topics from the kids who have to earn their time to the plan for drafting in the future, why he brought in who he did and what they might still do (spoiler: not a ton, but maybe 1 or 2 more depth forwards if the fit is right)
Around the League
“They asked me who knew and I gave them names, basically everybody on the team. I said everybody fucking knew about it. I said you can talk to the coaches. … I called out Brian Campbell and said talk to Patrick Sharp and talk to Kaner. … I’m sick of this wall of silence.” https://t.co/BZJYThSfAj— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) July 29, 2021
Rick Westhead is going to make certain the NHL doesn’t let this story just go away.
(BIG) NEWS: The Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Zach Werenski to a six-year, $57.5 million contract extension that will run through 2027-28. #CBJ https://t.co/iSI7RFRKLR— Jeff Svoboda (@JacketsInsider) July 30, 2021