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Ah, the ol' "[insert player name here] is excited for the upcoming training camp and is ready to make an impact" stories. What would the offseason be without them? Today's edition is about Jon Merrill. [Fire and Ice]
Ilya Kovalchuk has been named the captain of SKA St. Petersburg. [R-Sport]
Former Devil Nick Palmieri is headed overseas to EHC Red Mull Munchen. [PHT]
r/Hockey did a survey of its users' favorite hockey jerseys. Here are the results: [Google Docs]
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