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• The NHL’s ice man, Dan Craig, is retiring. [NHL.com]
• Robin Lehner on what comes next in the wake of the Blackhawks scandal: “At the end of the day, people need to be held accountable that knew.… It’s part of healing, you know, getting some justice. And that’s what we all want.” [Sportsnet]
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— NHL GIFs (@NHLGIFs) November 3, 2021
• It’s time for the Devils to give Alexander Holtz an extended run at the NHL level. [NBC Sports Edge]
• Why November looks to be a big month for the Avalanche. [Mile High Hockey]