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Taylor Hall says he'll likely skip the worlds this year, an event he really enjoys, to nurse some injuries he's playing through— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 23, 2017
Gary Bettman on NHL players in the Olympics: "There are no negotiations ongoing.” Bettman is saying that fans should get ready for not having NHL players at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. [TSN]
Sidney Crosby opened up Mark Methot’s finger with a nasty slash:
Marc Methot's finger is shattered and he's "out for weeks" #Sens— Bruce Garrioch (@SunGarrioch) March 24, 2017
The NHL plans to make a “special announcement” in China next week. Could the league begin playing games in China? [PHT]
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