Quick Hits: The Unclear Future Edition

In Red Wings Land

Howard’s future, Larsson’s potential keys to Detroit Red Wings’ goaltending outlook - The Detroit News

Jimmy Howard has been a big part of the Red Wings’ goaltending situation for the last decade writes Ted Kulfan. Apparently Filip Larsson is the next stage. Hopefully Calvin Pickard in Grand Rapids will help the kid develop because there’s a big question mark at the future of the position for Detroit.

Around the League

Carolina Hurricanes sign GM Don Waddell to three-year contract extension - Canes Country

Waddell could have either taken over the dumpster fire left in Minnesota or stay with the fun exciting Hurricanes. Tough choice.

Mike Babcock, Bruce Boudreau and 4 other NHL coaches on the hot seat in 2019-20

I am very much here for the possibility that Jeff Blashill outlasts Mike Babcock.