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• Evander Kane may be starting a revolt against the Department of Player Safety and that’s a good thing. (The Hockey News)
• Leon Draisaitl is making a case to win the Hart Trophy. (Sportsnet)
• Did the Bolts set the price of the market with the acquisition of Blake Coleman? (Stanley Cup of Chowder)
• Shayne Gostisbehere and the Philadelphia Flyers may be frustrated, but they need each other. (NBC Sports Philly)
• Find out how Leafs GM Kyle Dubas and Max Kerman of the Arkells found perfect harmony. (Toronto Star)
• Did Chris Kreider play his last game at MSG this weekend? (New York Post)
• It’s time for the Florida Panthers to wake up. (Sun Sentinel)
• Blues forward Zach Sanford is having a terrific year. (St. Louis Game-Time)
• Quinn Hughes is the best young defenseman in the NHL. (Vancourier)
• The Coyotes magic number is three. (Five For Howling)
• Even after 40 years, the Miracle on Ice still resonates with fans. (Sinbin.Vegas)
• The Sharks can use their injuries to their advantage at the trade deadline. (NBC Sports Bay Area)
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