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Storm Advisory 12/22/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Martin Necas returns to practice, the Olympic dream essentially comes to an end and taking stock of the Metro division at the holiday break

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  • Martin Necas returned to practice yesterday in a yellow non-contact jersey after being placed in the concussion protocol following a hit during Saturday’s contest:
  • Multiple sources are now reporting the the NHL and NHLPA have agreed to not send players to the 2022 Winter Olympics. [ESPN]
  • A lament at what has been lost with the NHL bowing out of the Beijing Olympics. [Daily Faceoff]
  • Why the NHL hit pause on the season now, and what comes next. [ESPN]
  • How NHL corporate business has boomed and lifted the league during the pandemic. [The Athletic $]
  • Is the butterfly position causing an abrupt end to goaltenders careers? Ben Bishop, who recently announced his retirement due to a knee injury, believes so. [THN]
  • Reports are indicating the Calgary Flames are backing out of a $550 million dollar deal for a new arena. [Daily Faceoff]
  • Taking stock of the Metro Division heading in to the holiday break. [THN]