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• Take Canadiens assistant GM Scott Mellanby’s name out of the Penguins’ GM search. [TSN]
• How the Capitals weathered their early COVID-19 issues and are poised to be Stanley Cup contenders. [ESPN]
• The two-goalie plan is not working for the Rangers. [NY Post]
• On Gerald Coleman, the first U.S.-born Black goalie in the NHL and the first participant of the league’s diversity program [NHL.com]
• New class of the NHL’s Power Players teen advisory board working to make League connection with young fans stronger. [NHL.com]
• “Former Red Wings defenseman and two-time Stanley Cup winner Aaron Ward revealed Thursday that he was among Dr. Robert Anderson’s victims of sexual abuse as a 17- and 18-year-old student-athlete at the University of Michigan.” [Radio.com]