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Storm Advisory 12/29/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

Controversy at the World Juniors, the injury bug hits the league, and Anna Kendrick introduces herself to Anthony Beauvillier.

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News From the World Juniors

  • Projected number one pick in the 2020 NHL Draft Alexis Lafreniere left Canada’s game against Russia with a knee injury after colliding with Russia’s goalie. [NHL]

Reading Assignments

  • The IslandersAnthony Beauvillier tried to get the attention of Anna Kendrick on Twitter, and what do you know: it worked. [CNN]
  • Alex Ovechkin will skip the All Star Game again. This carries a one-game suspension for the game either before or after the All Star Break. [CBC]
  • As the season heads to the midpoint, the NHL has put together their midseason fantasy hockey awards. [NHL]
  • Should kicking the puck in the net be allowed, who are the best bad teams to watch, and IOC negotiations. Justin Bourne answers a ton of questions in his mailbag. [$TheAthletic]
  • Tom Wilson was notably absent from last night’s game. He is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. [Sportsnet]
  • The Winter Classic ice crew has been working around the clock in Dallas during the holidays to make sure the event goes off as planned. [NHL]