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• The Hockey News breaks down good, bad and ugly numbers. (The Hockey News)
• Justin Williams doesn’t need the ‘C’ to be a leader for the Hurricanes. (Cardiac Cane)
• The Leafs probably shouldn’t be a player at the trade deadline. (Leafs Nation)
• It’s almost like the Avs need to feel like underdogs. (Mile High Sticking)
• The Coyotes are finding out just how much they rely on goaltending. (Arizona Republic)
• The Ducks could take on bad contracts if it means adding an asset or two. (Anaheim Calling)
• The Golden Knights have legitimate flaws that they should be concerned about. (Sinbin.Vegas)