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• The 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship will begin on Christmas Day with the U.S. vs. Russia the highlight game of the day. [IIHF]
• NHL teams appears to be going with a “reverse retro” look with jerseys next season. [Icethetics]
• Should Ron Francis go with experience when he hires the first head coach of the Seattle Kraken? [NHL to Seattle]
• Evgeni Dadonov is ready to play mentor to his young, new Senators teammates. [Sportsnet]
• Despite the number of moves they’ve made this offseason, the Penguins have plenty of questions that need to be answered. [Pensburgh]
• Eric Lindros on the lure of veterans wanting to play in Toronto. [National Post]
• On Bill Guerin’s steering of the Wild ship in his first year on the job as GM. [Zone Coverage]