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A few parting remarks from Steve Cangialosi:
In the first piece in a series, Todd Cordell takes stock of the roster: “Which players are untouchables? Which players are almost certainly staying? Which players could be sent packing? Which players should be sent packing?” [Infernal Access ($)]
An unbelievable goal in Tuesday’s Oilers-Flames game:
Rasmus Andersson just scored from the defensive zone to tie the game in the third period. Mike Smith, baby. pic.twitter.com/BebGpOb4bY— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) May 25, 2022
The Lightning have swept the Panthers, who you might remember being the Presidents’ Trophy winners:
Andrei Vasilevskiy, folks:
Some awful fallout from Nazem Kadri’s time in the news cycle this week. Don’t be these people.
Nazem Kadri’s wife shares what their family has endured for the past 48 hours through the Jazzy Kadri Instagram account.— Mike Stephens (@mikeystephens81) May 24, 2022
These racist attacks are sickening. pic.twitter.com/pLWeEs0K7y
The NHLPA strongly condemns the hateful and offensive comments directed toward Nazem Kadri and his family. pic.twitter.com/E3eNGRKWqK— NHLPA (@NHLPA) May 24, 2022
Sean McIndoe takes a look here at ten “long-lost” playoff rivalries that we all need back in our lives: [The Athletic ($)]
“Gordie Howe, Bobby Orr, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux all won Stanley Cups, all took turns as hockey’s best player and all belong in the conversation as the greatest – each of them recording numbers that will stand the test of time, all-time. But McDavid is a freak of nature, standing on the shoulders of the greatest the game has ever seen.” [TSN]
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