Three things: Drone footage of Joe Louis Arena demolition; Ryan Martin on the WJSS; Carter Gylander taking part in a ‘unique opportunity’

Of Red Wings-related note this afternoon:

  1. MLive posted drone footage of the demolition of Joe Louis Arena via a 56-second YouTube clip:

2. The Detroit News posted a five-minute clip of Red Wings assistant GM Ryan Martin discussing the performances of the Red Wings’ four prospects taking part in the World Junior Summer Showcase (Jonatan Berggren, Otto Kivenmaki, Joe Veleno and Jesper Eliasson):

3. Finally, in a “31 Thoughts”-style column, the Hockey News’s Ryan Kennedy notes that Wings prospect Carter Gylander is taking part in a junior hockey competition in Russia later this month:

DET: Goalie prospect Carter Gylander gets a unique opportunity this month as he heads to Russia for the Junior Club World Cup. He’ll play for the Alberta Jr. A League all-stars, who will take on club teams such as Modo (Swe.), Karpat Oulu (Fin.) and Loko Yaroslavl (Rus.), plus an NAHL all-star squad.

Update: Also of Twitter-related note:

The Second Annual Little Caesars Arena Team Store Summer Sale will be August 10th, 9am-6pm and August 11th, 12pm-5pm! Red Wings and Pistons clearance merchandise up to 80% off and regular priced items 20% off. Tigers clearance up to 90% off! Call 313-462-8418 with any questions!— HockeytownAuthentics (@ShopHockeytown) August 2, 2019

The #Hockeytown5K is back!

Register @— Detroit Red Wings (@DetroitRedWings) August 2, 2019

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My name is George Malik, and I'm the Malik Report's editor/blogger/poster. I have been blogging about the Red Wings since 2006, when MLive hired me to work their SlapShots blog, and I joined Kukla's Korner in 2011 as The Malik Report. I'm starting The Malik Report as a stand-alone site, hoping that having my readers fund the website is indeed the way to go to build a better community and create better content.