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• Up top, check out the highlights from last night’s game between the Blackhawks and Red Wings.
• The Penguins have been playing some desperate hockey since the start of the month. (Pittsburgh Tribune)
• The Olympic Athletes from Russia hockey jersey was unveiled on Thursday. (NBC Olympics)
• The unified North and South Korean hockey team finally met. They seem pretty unified. (Associated Press)
• Has the Stars recent run turned them into buyers at the trade deadline? (Defending Big D)
• Wild prospect Jordan Greenway is set to become the first African-American hockey player to represent Team USA. (Sporting News)
• The first NHL All-Star Game was held in 1947. It was more of a grudge match than a friendly exhibition game: