Friday's Dump & Chase: Recycling

At this point in the season, there are a few loose ends yet to be resolved, but mostly everyone has run out of material to fuel their hot takes. That's why you're about to see some suspiciously familiar articles popping up. Sometimes they're worth a re-read.

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Thin up front, Wild looking at bringing in veteran forwards for camp -
Odd that Minnesota would be suffering from a shortage of veteran players.

Sidney Crosby: It’s O.K. to doubt me; sometimes I even doubt myself |
It's ok if your eyes rolled out of your head just a little bit at the headline.

Hockey fans struggle to maintain sanity during long offseason - The Copper & Blue
It's so hard to see the struggle of Oilers fans during the summer. Imagine if they had a real hockey team to watch.

Friedman's Latest On Trouba Contract and Trade Thoughts | Today's Slap Shot
Only a Canadian team could possibly be thrown into indecision by a lottery draft pick.

Zetterberg out, Backlund in at World Cup - TSN
The players' anticipation is palpable.

Rielly says Team North America could shock World Cup opponents -
TEAM N-A! U-2-4! Just trying out some chants.

Connor McDavid first to skate at Rogers Place |
You're laying it on a bit thick, Edmonton.

Sabres sign Girgensons to one-year deal, worth reported $1.15M – ProHockeyTalk
It's good that they've got a deal done, but they're going to have to do this all over again next summer.

10 pivotal NHL players for the 2016-17 season | USA Today
This is not a slideshow, but it is somewhat of a grab bag.

Team Canada goalie Braden Holtby's routines are a big reason for his success | ESPN
He has a fold-up guitar.

The link between Kiprusoff and the lack of goalies in minor hockey |
Crappy goaltending on the Flames has been suppressing the number of kids choosing to be goaltenders.