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• The Capitals are allowing themselves to be inspired by the World Series Champions, the Washington Nationals. (NHL)
• Joe Haggerty argues that the Boston Bruins are the best team in the NHL. (NBC Sports Boston)
• Joel Armia always had potential, but he’s finally starting to produce. (Habs Eyes on the Prize)
• The Devils’ goaltending is a problem, but it should get better in the near future. (All About the Jersey)
• There’s still a lot of uncertainty regarding Nolan Patrick‘s health. (NBC Sports Philly)
• Mitch Marner is confident that his production will start increasing sooner than later. (Toronto Star)
• Who will the Pens use their cap space on? (Pensburgh)
• Veteran Brent Seabrook is currently in a tough situation with the Chicago Blackhawks. (Chicago Sun-Times)
• Here are three St. Louis Blues that can step up to fill the void left by Vladimir Tarasenko. (St. Louis Game-Time)
• Troy Terry‘s been playing some better hockey for the Anaheim Ducks. (Anaheim Calling)
• Now that Nate Schmidt is back in the Golden Knights lineup, that should allow Shea Theodore to produce more offense. (Sinbin.Vegas)
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