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• Wayne Gretzky is stepping down from his role of Vice Chairman of the Oilers to be a TV analyst. [Warner Media]
• Goaltending’s been an issue, yes. But what about the lack of power play chances for the Penguins? [Pensburgh]
• Speaking of penalties, the Lightning are taking too many and giving the Panthers life with them. [Tampa Bay Times]
• Changes are needed in Calgary, but will the Flames stars be a part of them? [TSN]
• A look at parity in the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs. [Sound of Hockey]