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• Blues coach Craig Berube believes Vladimir Tarasenko will remain with the team despite a request to be traded. “I expect ‘Vladi’ to play for us. I’m going to treat him like every other player. And yeah, he asked to be traded, and things happen, but again, you know, we want Vladi to play good hockey for us. … He’s going to have a role on the team like he always has, we’ll deal with it internally and we’ll go from there.” [NHL.com]
• The Blues showed off their Winter Classic jerseys Friday night. [PHT]
— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) September 12, 2021
• What is the ideal spot in the Islanders’ lineup for Zach Parise? [NY Hockey Now]
• Which Golden Knights could play their way up the depth chart in training camp? [Sin Bin Vegas]
• Looking ahead to the upcoming seasons for the Blues, Predators, and Jets. [NBC Sports Edge]
• How in-game betting could help the NHL grow. [The Star]