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• Up top, Bob McKenzie was on Wednesday Night Hockey discussing potential general managers for the new Seattle NHL franchise.
• Ground has been broken on the Seattle arena rebuild and more than 5,000 people have been added to the season-ticket holder waiting list. [NHL.com]
• The great Chris Peters has a player-by-player breakdown of the U.S. World Junior Championship camp roster. [United States of Hockey]
• When it comes to NHL bobbleheads, the San Jose Sharks know what their fans want. [Fear the Fin]
• Talking shot quality and quantity about Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders. [Lighthouse Hockey]
• The confidence of the Columbus Blue Jackets is growing. [1st Ohio Battery]
• Daniel Walcott of the Tampa Bay Lightning got to watch as his dad did quite well on “Dragon’s Den.” [Color of Hockey]
• “Ice Hockey UK have confirmed that Team GB will take part in a triangular tournament with Hungary and Italy, as well as facing KHL sides Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod and Dinamo Riga, as part of their preparations for the 2019 IIHF World Championships.” [One Puck Short]
• Finally, Doc got to meet Barclay the service dog last night. For more on Barclay, click here.