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• Blues forwards Robert Thomas and Jordan Kyrou and Blackhawks forward Taylor Raddysh released statements Tuesday saying they were not involved in an alleged sexual assault involving members of Canada’s 2018 World Junior hockey team. [TSN]
• Avalanche head coach Jared Bednar spent his day with the Stanley Cup back at his old stomping grounds in South Carolina. [NHL.com]
Jared Bednar takes time to talk about the Cup and point out certain details to almost every fan. pic.twitter.com/SGthMB0jEf
— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) July 19, 2022
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• Looking at the Kraken’s 2022 draft class and the kind of talent Ron Francis may have added to the organization. [Sound of Hockey]
• Chicago Wolves head coach Ryan Warsofsky has reportedly interviewed for the open job with the Sharks. [San Jose Hockey Now]