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• The top 10 candidates to be traded this season. (The Hockey News)
• Backstrom, Holtby extension talks in Capitals’ plans before camp. (NHL.com)
• After out-sized expectations perhaps under-sized Kailer Yamamoto can finally make his pro hockey mark. (Edmonton Journal)
• The best (and worst) NHL teams of the past decade. (ESPN)
• Steady Tavares won’t be a distraction. (Canada.com)
• Five predictions for the Pittsburgh Penguins’ 2019-20 season. (Pensburgh)
• Bruins talking extension with Cassidy. (TSN.ca)