Quick Hits: Wings' Re-Sign Callahan And Nestrasil

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Callahan And Nestrasil Signed By Wings | Grand Rapids Griffins
Both of these players had really good season's this year with the Griffins. I could see Callahan being a Wing one day, but, I doubt that Nestrasil ever makes the team.

Daniel Cleary motivated by Red Wings fans' disapproval of his return | The Detroit News

Hey, maybe Cleary reads WiiM!

Detroit Red Wings' Mike Babcock: 'If you don't want to be coached, don't come here' | Detroit Free Press

Babcock had a very interesting interview yesterday. I liked everything he said, especially the quote in the article's title.

NHL News

What does Kevin Cheveldayoff do, exactly? | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
I agree with this. Evander Kane clearly wants to leave the Jets, and holding on to him longer hurts the Jets' leverage in a potential trade.

Report: Zuccarello wants $4.5M per on new deal, Brassard eyeing $5.5M | ProHockeyTalk

In addition to re-signing these two forwards, the Rangers also need to re-sign Chris Kreider and John Moore.

PHOTO: Russia rewards its IIHF world champions with Mercedes-Benzes - CBSSports.com
Not a terrible award to say the least.

NHL Offseason Review: Pacific Division - CBSSports.com
I liked the Ducks' moves the best, but, the Canucks made some good ones as well. The Sharks on the other hand, well, their moves were puzzling.

Martin Brodeur still looking for right fit, eyes post-NHL job with Devils | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

Retire while you are still on top, or at least remotely capable of playing in the NHL. Do yourself a favor, and retire now, so you do not ruin your undeniably great legacy.

Ever wanted to be an NHL mascot or anthem singer? Apply to the Calgary Flames | Post-to-Post
I thought that Jiri Hudler was the Flames de facto mascot?

NHL goalie rankings: Reimer still the top backup? - Sportsnet.ca
Jonas Gustavsson was placed in the "serviceable veteran" category. At least that's better than "question mark".

Report: Wild want 2-4 year deal for Niederreiter | ProHockeyTalk
While Niederreiter had a breakout season with the Wild this year, he has yet to prove that he can perform at this level on a consistent basis. Signing him for four years could hurt the Wild in the long-run.

The top 5 NHL players whose names begin with 'C' - SBNation.com
Daniel Cleary, Carlo Colaiacovo, and Mikael CSamuelsson.

Let's Go Red Wings!