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Knights Nuggets: Paul Stastny to miss up to 2 months

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Rise and shine! Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Paul Stastny could miss up to two months of action, according to Gerard Gallant. Not ideal, folks! [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- When will Erik Brannstrom earn another opportunity with the Golden Knights? Now that he’s back from injury, it may not be all that far away. [KOI]

- You can now buy Golden Knights tickets by way of a text message. Hello, future! [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

- Marc-Andre Fleury unveiled some new pads at practice.

In other news...

- Recreational use of marijuana is about to become legal in Canada, but it doesn’t appear it will have much of an impact on NHL players. At least for now. [Sportsnet]

- Mike Matheson has been suspended for two whole games after his dirty hit on young star Elias Pettersson, further proving that the NHL still has a problem with protecting its best young talents. [The Hockey News]

- Kenya’s only hockey team, the Kenya Ice Lions, made a couple additions to the roster — Sidney Crosby and Nathan MacKinnon. [NHL]

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