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• Max Domi got a fresh start in Montreal and it all worked out for the best. (Habs Eyes on the Prize)
• Because of all the young players they have, the Flyers were conservative in free agency. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
• Now that Sebastian Aho‘s contract is settled, the Hurricanes can look forward to next season. (Charlotte Observer)
• Even though Vincent Lecavalier didn’t get into the Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility, that doesn’t diminish what he meant to the Lightning. (Raw Charge)
• Nazem Kadri will be remembered by a whole lot of Maple Leafs fans. (Pension Plan Puppets)
• Speaking of Kadri, he’s exactly what the Colorado Avalanche needed. (Mile High Hockey)
• Larry Brooks breaks down the the salaries the Rangers have to work with right now. (New York Post)
• The Penguins almost acquired Jason Zucker for Phil Kessel, but they ended up with Alex Galchenyuk instead. Did they get the best deal? (Pensburgh)
• Jason Spezza was a good addition for the Toronto Maple Leafs. (TSN)
• Is Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman having a good off-season? Here are five burning issues facing the ‘Hawks. (Chicago Tribune)
• St. Louis Game-Time looks at the Ryan O'Reilly trade one year after it happened. (St. Louis Game-Time)
• What does the acquisition of Jordie Benn do for the Vancouver Canucks? (Canucks Army)
• In order for the Golden Knights’ third line to have success, Alex Tuch has to be a positive factor. (Sinbin.Vegas)
• Here’s a look back at all the big trades David Poile’s made over his 21 years with the Nashville Predators. (On the Forecheck)
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