Quick Hits: The Positive Feelings Edition

In Red Wings Land

Red Wings lose but happy with battle level, feisty disposition - mlive.com

Jeff Blashill’s message to players: Don’t go down without a fight. They certainly lived up to that. A number of quotes from Blash in here about bringing up the emotion level but also trying to avoid taking dumb penalties.

Fine line to be sure. “It was physical and lots of jawing and lots of stuff behind the play and a lot of emotion,” Blashill said. “I’m 100 percent good with that. We could have had ourselves a line brawl and it would have been even better.

“I’m just kidding.”

Wintery fun at the Red Wings Hockeytown Winterfest - The Detroit news

Hey the team is having fun and so are the fans. I want to try the human claw game where they dangle you over a bunch of boxes. That looks cool.

Around the League

Game of the Decade: Bruins stun Maple Leafs in Game 7 of 2013 first round - NHL.com

It was 4-1.