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Tom’s Daily: Tuch Returns; Vegas on National TV 10 Times

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Tom’s Daily: Tuch Returns; VGK on national TV 10 times; Rangers goalie controversy already; Rask still answering questions about his desire to be a Bruin and more.

VGK

Day Three of Vegas Golden Knights training camp didn’t yield much in the way of news except Alex Tuch returning to the ice after a maintenance day. The Golden Knights are scheduled to skate again today (Thursday) and have an off-day on Friday.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal has a piece on the quirks of this year’s schedule. While it might resemble baseball a little bit more, when we broke down the schedule before we told you the VGK have a great shot at winning 8-of-10 to start the regular season (if not more) and launch themselves quickly towards a division title.

The NHL and NBC Sports have announced its full national broadcast schedule for this season, and the Golden Knights will be featured a total of 10 times. Not too shabby. (NHL.com)

NHL

The New York Rangers have a goalie controversy brewing already. (NHL.com)

Poor Tuuka Rask, he’s going to have this cloud hanging over him all season because he left the bubble to be with his daughter who was very ill last year. For me family comes first. But not for every sports fan. Despite all that, Rask says he wants to finish his career in Boston. (BostonHockeyNow)

On the heels of some AHL teams shutting it down for this season, the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers have agreed to share an affiliate for this season. (FloridaHockeyNow)

Colin Wilson retires after 11 seasons in the NHL. I saw his first five or so in Nashville with the Predators, and he was a streaky scorer. Too bad it looks like his body is saying “time to go”. (NHL.com)

Hockeyverse

Here’s Team USA explaining the story behind the barrel that made an appearance on the ice following the gold medal win over Canada. The story is great. Everyone’s overreaction to a barrel on the ice is not. (USA Today)

Looking for a breakout player on your fantasy roster this year? Yahoo Sports takes a stab at helping you find them. (Yahoo! Sports)

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