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• The St. Louis Blues announced they will retire Chris Pronger’s No. 44 on January 17, 2022 to honor his career with the team. [St. Louis Blues]
• On Glendale opting out of its lease with the Arizona Coyotes. [Five For Howling]
• Point of no return for Coyotes and Glendale. [The Athletic]
• Why is it difficult to keep young players in the state of Ohio with the Columbus Blue Jackets? [TSN]
• The No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NHL draft, defenseman Owen Power, is likely returning to the University of Michigan for this season. [ProHockeyTalk]