Quick Hits: The Ring it In Edition

In Red Wings Land

Detroit Red Wings usually play on New Year’s Eve. Now they may start training camp then - Freep

Given time constraints — the playoffs have to be completed before the July 23 expected start of the Summer Olympics, because NBC is a rightsholder to both events — there won’t be any exhibition games. Teams will jump directly from camps to games.

Totally forgot about the Tokyo 2021 games.

Around the NHL

The players didn’t give financial concessions, but setting the opt-out date so early is a big loss for the NHLPA.