Quick Hits: Tomas Jurco Assigned, New All-Star Game Format, Kings Prospect Charged

For Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Detroit Red Wings News

Listen to WIIM Radio: Mid-November Edition - Winging It In Motown
Marathon session of WIIM Radio because the Red Wings are just so full of things to talk about.

NHL spotlight: Gifted teenager Dylan Larkin’s presence on ice is like poetry in motion | The National
Glowing feature on the wunderkind Dylan Larkin from a UAE publication. (s/t Malik Report)

Red Wings prepared for another barrage of shots from milestone-seeking Alex Ovechkin | MLive.com
Can't wait for him to score a hat trick on three shots.

Detroit Red Wings: It's Time To Scratch Luke Glendening | Octopus Thrower
I'd prefer a trade or a permanent conditioning stint in Grand Rapids, but that's me.

Tomas Jurco to Grand Rapids for a Conditioning Stint - Winging It In Motown
Grand Rapids people, get ready to Jurcoff.

Around the NHL

C’Mon Ref: Slashes, broken sticks and automatic penalties - Article - TSN
Why the referees adopted a broken stick standard and the potential for moving away from it.

Quick Bite: Five Sharks score to beat Bruins - Fear The Fin
San Jose is 3-0 on its current road trip.

Replacing Alex Semin from within: The answer could be in St. John's - Eyes On The Prize
The Alexander Semin situation seemed so predictable, yet it's still a bit of hindsight bias that's making me think it was inevitable.

Evander Kane ahead of schedule, could play this week - Die By The Blade
Typical athlete talk about how he feels like he could play. We'll see how ready he is.

All-Star Game: East vs. West in an actual meaningful rivalry - Pension Plan Puppets
Just make sure to never use the All-Star Game to decide who gets home ice in the Stanley Cup Final.

Report: Los Angeles Kings Prospect Charged With Attempted Strangulation Of His Girlfriend

When it's about attendance and not competitiveness (or costs) in the sport of hockey - Raw Charge
"Sports is a business, the fan is a consumer, and mediocrity of a team doesn't earn high turnout (nor should it earn judgment of a market)."

Is it time to bail on the Trevor Daley experiment? - Second City Hockey
If you're looking for defensemen, how about K—*gets gagged, blindfolded, and dragged away*

The Stars misspelled Antti Niemi's name on his jersey - Sportsnet.ca
Something something, you had one job.