Quick Hits: Howard Handles the Hawks; Nobody Wants to Play in Canada (or Buffalo)

Red Wings News

Howard is sharp again in SO win | Detroit Red Wings - Recap
I have a lot of friends who are Blackhawks fans, so that was fun. JIMMEH!

Henrik Zetterberg of Detroit Red Wings feeling healthy, producing at elite level | NHL.com - NHL Insider
We all know what happened to Hank last year. Here he discusses his rehab, staying young, plus his coach and teammates laud his leadership of the team.

Alexey Marchenko could be answer to Detroit Red Wings' defenseman need | Detroit Free Press
Marchenko has received very sheltered ice time since his January 31st call-up, but just about everyone has been impressed with the way he's handled himself in that time. That includes Mike Babcock, who says, "I'm hoping that's our trade."

Griffins center Andy Miele adjusts to line makeover with a two late goals | MLive.com
Those pesky Griffins won a thriller of their own last night over my hometown Milwaukee Admirals. Andy Miele was the hero, tying the game with .4 seconds remaining in regulation and winning it at 2:09 of overtime.

Pavel Datsyuk demos revolutionary Shooter Tutor | Sportsnet.ca
Do you want to watch the Magic Man make some magic? You should watch the Magic Man make some magic.

NHL News

No one wants to play in Edmonton, Winnipeg according to agents | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports
ESPN Insider Craig Custance came up with a fun question for NHL Agents: which teams do players most want on their no-trade lists? Unsurprisingly, the teams are all crappy and the destinations are cold, and mostly Canadian.

NHL - How to bring NHL team to Seattle | ESPN
Also from Custance, the NHL and Seattle are excited about a possible union between the league and the city, but road blocks remain. Most notably: a provision requiring an NBA team in order to build a new arena.

After Former Player’s Death, Concussion Litigation Against N.H.L. Gains Heft | NYTimes.com
Another former player's death is another essential opportunity to shed light on the possibility that the NHL may have ignored the truth about brain injuries.

NHL trade deadline: Buyers and sellers in the Atlantic Division | CBSSports.com
What kind of help do the other teams in the division need as we continue to barrel toward the deadline?

Kings back in NHL's wild Western Conference playoff race | SI.com
This team has some eerie similarities to the 2011-12 Cup team. Nobody in the West wants to see them get in the playoffs, much less draw them in the first round.

Goaltending Scramble In Ottawa | The Hockey Writers
Hey. We've got a goalie you can have on the cheap. He has starting experience!

Jonathan Toews stars in ridiculous hockey PSA | For The Win
We won, so I will allow that this is amusing. But is it really such a prolific issue at the United Center (or elsewhere) that it needs its own PSA? I wouldn't know because I'm always in line waiting to piss in a damn trough...

The Bruins and Oilers had the worst shootout in NHL history | SBNation.com