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• Rangers union rep Jacob Trouba on the players’ upcoming executive board call: “I think guys want answers. I think players want to know what happened, where the shortcomings were with the PA. Obviously a lot of breakdowns in the situation on a lot of different parts. But what could the PA have done better to prevent [what happened to Beach] from happening?” [NY Post]
• A decade later, how Rule 48 changed the NHL. [ESPN]
• A deep dive into Shane Wright, who very well might end up as the No. 1 pick in next summer’s NHL Draft. [Sportsnet]
• When will the puck luck start working in the Blackhawks’ favor following their forgettable start? [NBC Sports Chicago]
• As a new season of the PHF approaches, which milestones could we see reached by players? [The Ice Garden]