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Fashion icon Marty Necas, the Hurricanes dynamite farm system, and Shane Doan’s connection with the late John McCain.

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  • Martin Necas is looking very stylish these days.

#martinnecas #robertzaruba #sportroku #ctsport #nhlcanes

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  • Briley Brind’Amour, daughter of head coach Rod Brind’Amour and James Madison volleyball player, was honored as CAA offensive player of the week! Congrats to her.
  • Tuukka Rask is making a fat paycheck (because the Bruins gave him a contract year, but I digress). Is his contract worth it? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • Great news! John Forslund will continue his great work with 99.9 The Fan this season.
  • The Hurricanes’ farm system is really good: ranked fourth in Corey Pronman’s system rankings. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Shane Doan will be a pallbearer at late Sen. John McCain’s funeral in Phoenix on Thursday:
  • The Coyotes and McCain have long had a close relationship, which brings us to these awesome bobbleheads from 2011. [NESN]