Here are your links for today:
Marty Brodeur on becoming a GM: “I know what it takes to be a GM. I’ve been around Doug Armstrong for a long time and Lou Lamoriello. I’m just not ready for the commitment, regardless of whether it would be offered to me.” [The Hockey News]
Nico Hischier on his military service and the possibility of the captaincy: “Obviously, I wouldn’t say no, but I think at the end of the day, I’m still a young player, still got a long way to go and still a lot of things that I don’t know yet and need to learn. Even being an (alternate) captain this year, it gave me confidence with that. [NHL]
ICYMI: Really interesting interview on this episode of the 31 Thoughts podcast with Zachary Binney, an epidemiologist, on setting up a sports bubble: [Sportsnet]
Eleven players have tested positive for COVID-19. Sentiments from around the league about forging ahead: [The Athletic ($)]
The Lightning shut down workouts:
My understanding is that the NHL has cut the list of Hub cities to 6 teams from the original 10. The list still includes all three Canadian cities. My sense is Vancouver and Edmonton rank ahead of Toronto. Obviously Vegas remains in the mix.— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) June 20, 2020
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