Quick Hits: The Taking Strides Edition

In Red Wings Land

Kasper striving to be reliable two-way center in NHL for Red Wings - NHL

“We work on skills with them, but a lot of what we are teaching is about proper recovery techniques,” he said. “We also have a nutritionist here, so the kids can learn what to eat and when to eat it — that’s an important aspect — and a sports psychologist to deal with the mental side of things.”

I like what Cleary is saying here, but I am tickled by the implication that an 18 year old has to be taught when to eat.

Former Red Wings Goalie Hellberg Excited to be Joining Kraken - DetHockeyNow

“I actually have relatives who have lived there for a long time,” Magnus Hellberg explained. “So I know it’s an incredibly nice city, there’s really beautiful nature too. Because I’m interested in fishing, I have a pretty good idea of ​​where there is good fishing in the world.

I like Hellberg’s looking forward and general positive attitude.  I’d like to know more about how everything went down for such a short look.  I know that with Ned and Husso on the roster now, Detroit likely doesn’t have the kind of opportunity Hellberg would be looking for at age 31.

Oh well.

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NHL’s Filip Forsberg Weds Country Artist Erin Alvey at Her Family’s French Castle - People

Y’know... getting married at your family’s French castle.  Like you do.