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Here are today’s news and links:

Rangers News:

  • Mollie Walker details how the team’s decision to keep 23 healthy players on the roster when doing so isn’t a necessity could come back to bite them as the trade deadline approaches (NY Post)
  • Colin Stephenson takes a look at the run of bad luck Vitali Kravtsov has been on as he looks to establish himself as a legitimate NHLer this season (Newsday)

Around the NHL:

  • Sidney Crosby of Pittsburgh, Pavel Buchnevich of St. Louis, and Martin Jones of Seattle have been named as the league’s three stars of the week (TSN)
  • Jason Bukala examines how the top ten picks from the 2022 Entry Drafted have been performing in their first post-draft seasons (Sportsnet)