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Start off your morning by reading up on some news and notes.

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Let’s go over some news and notes:

- Marc-Andre Fleury is going back to the All-Star Game! At 34 years young, he’s playing some of the best hockey of his life. [KOI]

- Cody Eakin — the Swiss Army knife that makes the Golden Knights function. [The Athletic]

- Why is it that the Golden Knights have played so much better over their last 23 games? Well, you know, Nate Schmidt. [KOI]

- And since Schmidt’s return, the Knights went from being one of the league’s biggest mysteries to one of the top teams in hockey. [The Hockey News]

In other news...

- We know about Fleury going to the All-Star Game, but who else is headed to California? You can see the full list right here. [NHL]

- Alex Ovechkin was unsurprisingly voted to play in the All-Star Game, but he’s choosing to skip the event in order to stay fresh for the Capitals. [ESPN]

- Team Canada has been eliminated from the World Junior Championship, which means that Cody Glass has also been eliminated, and that makes us very sad. [The Hockey News]

- Just give Elias Pettersson the Calder already.

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