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Top of the morning to ya. Here’s some news for you this Tuesday morning.

— Don’t look now, but the Golden Knights are on fire. They’re now in the top three in SI’s latest power rankings. (Sports Illustrated)

William Karlsson isn’t just here to score goals; he wants to be a role model in the Valley. (Sin Bin)

— Flower doing that pranking thing again. Patches took it in stride, though. (Golden Knights Twitter)

Around the League

— The Oilers are in the playoff mix, but Cam Talbot is apparently rumored to be on the move. (Edmonton Journal)

— Former Montreal defenseman Josh Gorges announced his retirement after 13 seasons in the NHL.

— The Avalanche finally won on the road in regulation for the first time in seven games thanks to Carl Soderberg’s first hat trick in the NHL. (Denver Post)

— Speaking of hat tricks, James van Riemsdyk emerged from the shadows to score thrice in Philadelphia’s win over Minnesota. (Broad Street Hockey)

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