Quick Hits: The Transition Team Edition

In Red Wings Land

NHL.com | Red Wings turn to Yzerman to help team in transition
"Obviously, being new to the organization, I want to proceed somewhat slowly and kind of get to know really what we have within the organization," said Yzerman, who was hired April 19. "I think I have a good handle on the NHL team, but the prospects we have coming, the players we have in Grand Rapids (in the American Hockey League), I wanted to give us the flexibility of providing opportunity for our young players but also trying to help the Detroit Red Wings immediately as much as possible."

I don’t know if you’ve heard, but we have a new GM. There’s nothing earth shattering here, but he’s up front, as he has been, about the plan for the team for this season.

Around the NHL

Report: Columbus Blue Jackets among teams that have talked to Mitch Marner's camp about offer sheet - TSN.ca
The Columbus Blue Jackets are one of several teams that have talked to Mitch Marner's agent about a possible offer sheet according to The Athletic's Aaron Portzline.

I know at this point, we’ve talked about both Marner and offer sheets in general a lot, but it’s the middle of July, and there isn’t a heck of a lot to talk about.

Also, as a follow up to a previous Quick Hits article: