Nice to be back covering hockey at the rink…
Some of the best Midget Major and Midget Minor teams from across the country are in Farmington Hills and Plymouth right now, competing in the Compuware Honeybaked Invitational. Little late to the blog post today because I’ve been out running around taking photos at both the rinks in Farmington. We’ll have those up shortly.
Did you see our post about how Perani’s is going to be on TV? Check it out right here.
Here’s the Detroit Free Press’ report on the latest from the Wings playing over in Europe.
Seemed like a good time for a ‘best plays of the year’ video. Top USHL plays from last year, right below this text.
Outside the Mitten
Former Red Wing Mathieu Schneider says that the NHL and NHLPA have made a little progress in regards to drug testing and player health issues.
Evander Kane is the first Canadian-born player to head to the KHL; the Winnipeg Jets star just signed with Dinamo Minsk.
Some 1,250 people packed a suburban Montreal rink to watch NHLers play in a game yesterday. At least somebody gets to see pro hockey right now.
John Davidson is stepping down from his front-office position with the St. Louis Blues. Back to TV, JD?
Check it out
NHL.com chatted with Nick Lidstrom, who for the first time in a long, long time, is not be preparing for an NHL season this fall.
We’re off to Buffalo in the morning for the CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game. Looking forward to seeing the inaugural event, and watching how our Michigan natives do.