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• It’s looking like John Tortorella’s time in Columbus is coming to an end. [1st Ohio Battery]
• Hilary Knight, Kendall Coyne Schofield and Brianna Decker are some of the players that have been named to the U.S. women’s roster for May’s IIHF World Championship in Nova Scotia. [Olympic Talk]
• Lisa Haley is the NWHL’s new senior VP of hockey operations. [NWHL]
• The best forward group in the NHL right now? That would be the Winnipeg Jets. [The Hockey News]
• Why top prospect Carson Lambos could make his way inside the NHL Draft’s top 10 picks. [NBC Sports Edge]