Quick Hits: The Old Edition

In Red Wings Land

It's best for Detroit Red Wings to play well, but miss NHL playoffs - Freep
Helene has come around and joined Team Tank

Around the League

Lindros, Habs’ chief surgeon say NHL silent on concussion funding pitch - Article - TSN
An ICYMI from a week ago, two people trying to get the NHL to commit to doing something about traumatic brain injury say it's been a year since the league met with them and gave hope about moving forward and there's been nothing coming out of that meeting since then.


It Appears The Jaromir Jagr Era Is Over In Calgary - Matchsticks and Gasoline
Jaromir Jagr was put on unconditional waivers yesterday for the purpose of mutual contract termination and we'll find out at midday whether that's going to go through or whether another team is going to put a claim in on him. I'm not sure a player has been claimed off waivers filed for the purpose of mutual termination so I'm not expecting him to be claimed, but either way this is kind of a sad way for one of the NHL greats' careers to end.