Quick Hits: The “Ze Germans” Edition
In Red Wings Land
The Suburban Collection recently debuted an episode of Suburban Drives Michigan featuring Henrik Zetterberg.
According to the company:
He discusses the sport, his great love of Detroit, retirement and what might be next. Shot late last year, the segment features slap shots at 40mph at Detroit’s M-1 Concourse raceway as well as his first time in old-school roller skates.
Check a look!
Around the NHL
Draisaitl of Oilers inspires fellow German Stuetzle going into NHL Draft
Tim Stuetzle hopes to become the highest Germany-born and trained player chosen in the NHL Draft in the same year Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl became the first Germany-born player to lead the NHL in points.
"As a German, you have to go with Leon [as a role model]," Stuetzle said Thursday. "He had an unbelievable season and is an idol for many kids. My personal icons also were Connor McDavid and Sidney Crosby but, as a German, it's Leon of course as well."
Some nice things in here about Seider as well.