Quick Hits: Vili Paarijarvi, TJ Oshie, Slava Voynov, NHL and KHL

Red Wings News:

Vili Saarijarvi signs with Red Wings | Winging It In Motown

2015 3rd round pick reportedly signs entry-level deal with Red Wings, will play in the OHL with the Flint Firebirds

Red Wings' Jeff Blashill talks up Brad Richards | Detroit Free Press

New head coach likes the veteran scoring presence newest Red Wings Brad Richards brings to Detroit. Odds are he ends up playing first line center until Pavel Datsyuk is healthy.

Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill likes his options as free-agent signings increase competition for jobs | MLive.com

Lots of tidbits from Blashill about competition in camp this summer, and how it will make the team better in the long run. Riley Sheahan to play wing? Intriguing.

The winners and losers of the NHL's free agency day | CTV News

Mike Green noted as one of the winners, after being sat on the third-pair for the Washington Capitals, and now will be paid as a top-four player for the Red Wings.

NHL News:

T.J. Oshie traded to Capitals as Troy Brouwer gets the Blues | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

T.J. Oshie traded to Washington for Troy Brouwer, goalie prospect Pheonix Copley, and a 2016 3rd round pick. That's a potential steal for the Capitals.

Slava Voynov pleads no contest to misdemeanor 'corporal injury to a spouse' | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov sentenced to 90 days in jail, along with 52 weeks of domestic violence counseling for spousal abuse. Let's hope we never see him in the NHL again.

The NHL and KHL have extended their agreement on player transfers | ESPN

NHL and KHL fail to reach agreement for a full-fleged transfer agreement.

Seattle Mayor 'cautiously optimistic' about NHL expansion | King5.com

Gary Bettman announces NHL will launch formal expansion application process. Las Vegas, Seattle, and Quebec City all involved in being candidates for a team.

Toronto Suns Columnist Is The Worst Person In The Sports World | YouTube

Keith Olbermann thrashes Steve Simmons for his hack journalism on former Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel.. It's hilarious.