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Erik Haula received a hero’s welcome on his return to Vegas, and GOOD GOD THAT’S THE IOC’S MUSIC

Carolina Hurricanes v Vegas Golden Knights Photo by Jeff Bottari/NHLI via Getty Images

Yesterday’s This Morning’s News Today

Some of us had to get up to go to church at 8:00 this morning. If, like me, you were one of those people, you likely went to bed last night before the game ended and had a similar reaction to mine when you woke up this morning:

Here’s the full recap of a bonkers game that saw the Canes flat-out steal two points.

Reading Assignments

  • Erik Haula made his first visit back to Vegas since the trade last night, and the Golden Knights gave him a tribute video to the roars of the crowd:
  • ...and then what happened
  • Haula got emotional on the bench, understandable given everything that happened in his life and his career since the last time he was in T-Mobile Arena. [Knights on Ice]
  • Could there be a breakthrough in the stalemate between the NHL and the IOC that results in players returning to the Olympics in 2022? [Sportsnet]
  • A byproduct of the coronavirus epidemic you may not have expected: many NHL players use sticks made in China, and can’t get news ones across the Pacific thanks to travel restrictions. [Boston Globe]
  • Finally, a tale of betrayal and redemption in five tweets.