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• Another look at his contract in Nashville. [The Athletic]
• Islanders reportedly extend Ryan Pulock, lockdown underrated defense pair. [ProHockeyTalk]
• Could this be John Gibson’s last season with the Anaheim Ducks? [The Hockey News]
• William Nylander’s maturity on display in Toronto Maple Leafs opening night win. [Sportsnet]
• There is a youth movement on the horizon in Washington D.C. [Japers’ Rink]
• The Philadelphia Flyers claimed forward Zack MacEwan off waivers from the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday. [Philadelphia Flyers]
• Taking a look at 22 predictions for the 2021-22 NHL season. [The Score]
• Bowen Byram, the next of Colorado’s outstanding young defenders, scored his first NHL goal in that game. Here it is.