Articles by Kuklas Korner

On Evgeny Svechnikov And Dylan Larkin

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,

The Detroit Red Wings have veered from their usual path when it comes to Evgeny Svechnikov, a former first-round pick who has struggled to make an impact.

Svechnikov was added to the taxi squad …

Thoughts On Hockey

from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet,

– Seeing Paul Byron (two more years, $6.8 million in cash) and Adam Henrique (three more years, $17.5 million) clear waivers sends two very clear messages. First, there aren’t many teams interested i…

Jeff Blashill On Filip Zadina?s Play

from Ted Kulfan of the Detroit News,

“He’s done a pretty good job of understand he has to be a complete player, that the goal is to try to win the game,” coach Jeff Blashill said. “You’re not going to score every shift and you&rs…

Compete Level Questioned In Calgary

from Eric Francis of Sportsnet,

The latest tempest in a teapot surrounds a 5-1 beatdown by the Vancouver Canucks that finished without any apparent pushback or emotion late in the proceedings. Outplayed in three of four games against a scuffling o…

A One Line Team In Toronto

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun,

William Nylander is like buying furniture from IKEA with the instructions somehow missing from the package.

You know you have all the parts — you see them in front of you — you just have no re…

This Detroit Team Won?t Fold

from Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press,

This year, though, the Wings’ goal differential is minus-19. At this point last season, it was minus-33.

“There were times last year we got scored on, it felt like 10, or we lost a g…