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Dallas Stars Daily Links: On to the Bubble!

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The Stars have arrived in Edmonton — hockey is almost upon us! Plus, final thoughts from training camp, an ugly split between the Arizona Coyotes and John Chayka, and more.

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The Dallas Stars are done with training camp. Joel L’Esperance, Rhett Gardner, Dillon Heatherington, and Colton Point were the sole cuts from camp, leaving the following thirty-one players on the final roster:

Those players have already left for Edmonton, where they’ll begin their isolated life in the NHL bubble. The players made sure to bring everything they need for the upcoming weeks, which includes, apparently, monitors:

Just three days until the Stars scrimmage the Nashville Predators, and just one day until we see scrimmages for other teams. Get excited, y’all.


Stars Stories

Sean Shapiro offers his final thoughts on training camp and answers some reader questions:

The Seguin-Hintz-Gurianov line is dead. Long live Benn-Seguin-Gurianov:


Around the League

The biggest news from the weekend was Arizona Coyotes General Manager John Chayka stepping down from his role as GM. The Coyotes released a scathing press release, as they don’t seem to be too happy about it:

So what happened? Elliotte Friedman was able to provide some context:

Only in the NHL would teams be fine with their players hitting each other and getting in each other’s faces but question the sanitation of shaking hands:

Chicago Blackhawks goaltender missed the beginning of training camp due to testing positive for COVID-19. Thankfully, he is now healthy and has since made his return:

Finally, how will the playoffs shake out this year? The Athletic crew offers their opinions: