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Ah, yes, you know we’ve reached the offseason doldrums when we get to pieces like this: So when will the rebuild be over? As we look around the roster, one can squint and see that the end might just be in sight. [The Athletic ($)]
Some good observations here from Todd Cordell about what the Devils are getting with our guy Dougie Hamilton: [Infernal Access]
I’m going to start making popcorn now.
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Former Blackhawks skills coach Paul Vincent has interviewed with investigators hired by the team to look into allegations that top team officials covered up the alleged sexual abuse of two players. [TSN]
With his Kladno Knights back in the Czech Extraliga once more, Jaromir Jagr is still playing, though things just aren’t the same at age 49: “It’s not easy anymore, believe me. Because mostly during my career, I felt that if I wanted to score a goal, I would score. But suddenly, this doesn’t work. I have to practise, pay more attention to it and not gain 120 kilograms again.” [The Hockey News]
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