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• Summer is for pre-season rankings. Here’s every NHL starting goaltender ranked from one to 31. (The Hockey News)
• Eric Lindros recants, clarifies comments about taking body checking out of hockey completely. (The Province)
• In moves that won’t make the Oilers better, Edmonton signs Scottie Upshall to a professional tryout contract (The Score)
• Do the Arizona Coyotes have the best roster in the NHL? (Hockey Buzz)
• It’s the most debated bit in hockey these days: analytics. (The Sports Daily)
• Jeff Blashill needs to improve to warrant a contract extension. (Octopus Thrower)