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Tom’s Daily: Bill Foley Talks to THN; Taboo Offer Sheets; More on Miller

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Tom’s Daily is packed on VHN today: VGK owner Bill Foley sat down with The Hockey News, a former UND player sounds off on Coyotes prospect Mitchell Miller, Remembering Joey Moss and more.

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Matt Larkin had a chance to sit down with Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley to talk Alex Pietrangelo, divisional alignment and more. (The Hockey News)

Looks like that red “fourth” jersey is a go! Seriously, it will look better when the real thing is released. Trust me. (VegasHockeyNow)

NHL News

I’ve never understood why offer sheets even exist if they’re so taboo. Why even have them? That said, there’s quite a few RFAs waiting for deals in this uncertain cap world. Here’s a look at eight vulnerable big name players. (Sportsnet)

How does Devon Toews new deal affect the Colorado Avalanche moving forward? (ColoradoHockeyNow)

Remebering Joey Moss. (TSN)

What is going on in Boston with Zdeno Chara? It sounds like we may have some movement in one direction or another rather soon… but will it mean the B’s go full “circle of life” on the blueline? (BostonHockeyNow).

Hockeyverse

Former Washington Capitals assistant coach Reid Cashman looks to put his bubble experience into practice as the new head coach at Dartmouth. (College Hockey News)

A former UMD player thinks North Dakota should move on from Mitchell Miller. Not your typical knee-jerk take here, but raises some very interesting points. Get ready to hear Miller’s name A LOT in the near future – this isn’t going away quietly nor should it. (Grand Forks Herald)

We talk a lot about the NHL here for good reason, but youth hockey is struggling amid the pandemic too. Massachusetts has shut down rinks for two weeks because of a spike in cases (NBC Boston); Almost 200 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to youth hockey in neighboring New Hampshire and now testing sites are being overwhelmed (WMUR);  and a youth team in Ann Arbor has six confirmed cases (All About Ann Arbour). As the second wave of infections picks up as predicted, we’re going to see more news like this across the country.

That’s it for Tom’s Daily. Keep your browser pointed to VHN for more news, notes and commentary from Vegas and around the hockey world.

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Tom’s Daily: Players are Pissed; Is It Time To Call The Season Off?

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Tom’s Daily: The players are really angry after being asked to make even more concessions; The ECHL’s North Division has shut it down for the year; Sports Illustrated wonders if we should even bother trying to play this year.

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I am seriously hooked on those YouTube video tours of expensive houses. Alex Pietrangelo’s new digs could end up on one if it hasn’t already. Watch out Summerlin! (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

NHL

Will labor unrest derail the potential for a 2020-21 season? Players are not happy with the latest ask for salary deferment and more. (TSN)

The SAP Center in San Jose is not the easiest place to get to for a game. The Sharks are trying to figure something out with the city. SanJoseHockeyNow has some ideas.

Hockeyverse

Willie O’Ree refelcts on his journey to the NHL. (Bar Down)

Humans aren’t the only thing that can’t travel across the border right now… Braden Holtby is stuck at the border with his tortoises. (Sportsnet)

Eight ECHL teams will voluntarily suspend for this season – the entire North Division. (ECHL)

Sports Illustrated wonders if we’re just at a point where we should shut down hockey for the year.

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Tom’s Daily: Expanded NHL/NHLPA Return; The Sad Story of Todd Ewen Cont’d

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Tom’s Daily: Vegas Golden Knights holiday charity initiatives in full swing; NHL and NHLPA expand return to play committees; Todd Ewen’s widow Kelli fighting with NHL over iPhone content.

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The team announced plans around its holiday toy drive (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Tomorrow is also the last day for the team’s canned food drive. (VGK)

NHL

With pressure mounting on the NHL to announce plans for its return, the league and NHLPA have expanded the return to play committee for the upcoming season. (TSN)

The Seattle Kraken are still full speed ahead as they approach the team’s debut. It looks like several team facilities will be coming online ahead of schedule. (NHL.com)

Hockeyverse

The sad continuing story of the late Todd Ewen now includes his widow Kelli and the NHL fighting for control over text messages from his iPhone. The messages and data may play a key role in her lawsuit against the league. (TSN)

Interstate hockey has been suspended in New England and New Jersey until at least 2021. (WMUR)

That’s it for Tom’s Daily, but in case you missed it, Golden Knights prospect Lukas Cormier is off to a dominant start in the QMJHL.

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Tom’s Daily: New HSK Kit; Hintz For Three in Big D

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Tom’s Daily includes new Henderson Silver Knights jerseys; Hintz locked down in Dallas; Is Matt Murray going to work in Ottawa?

Vegas Golden Knights

The Henderson Silver Knights revealed the team’s inaugural season look last night. They look great, and when it comes to design the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. (VHN)

NHL

It’s been a while since we’ve looked at the remaining UFA player because it’s just so darn quiet out there. (Sportsnet)

The Dallas Stars assured a huge piece of the future by signing Roope Hintz to a three-year deal. (TSN)

At some point the NHL is going to get back to play, but making the ends meet is still a work in progress. (Sportsnet)

Is Matt Murray going to lead the Ottawa Senators back to glory? I believe Murray still has a lot in the tank and is a fantastic signing for the Sens. Here’s a great look at signing by Travis Yost. (TSN)

Hockeyverse

King Henrik’s new look in DC is tight. (NHL.com)

As COVID-19 rages, youth hockey continues to wrestle with the question of when and how to play. (WJAR)

That’s it for Tom’s Daily. Don’t miss our free VHN+ preview here – VHN+ is coming soon with exclusive content you can’t find anywhere else for the Vegas Golden Knights and the NHL.

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