Daily Cupcakes: December 26th, 2017

The Game

World junior squad looks beyond Quebec to find goalies. Goalies from QMJHL were once a fixture on Canadian team, but in recent years talent has increasingly come from WHL. [The Star] Philipp Grubauer, Capitals’ backup goaltender, knows shot to start likely lies elsewhere. [The Washington Post]

Christmas miracle? Hurricanes president Don Waddell plays one NHL game, unwraps jersey decades later. [USA Today]

Bobby Orr’s 1970 Stanley Cup-winning goal still top NHL moment. [Toronto Sun]

Has parity finally caught up to Canadians at world juniors? The 10-nation hockey tournament is more open than recent years. [CBC]

Should the NHL play on holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving? [ESPN]

Hamonic ready for next life-changing event. Defenseman getting used to new teammates, community after trade to Flames as he awaits birth of first child. [NHL]

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