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Good morning, and happy Friday. Here’s your news for the day.

Golden Knights news

I attempted to highlight five reasons why Vegas lost again, so there’s that. (KOI)

Do you believe in miracles? The Golden Knights will host the 1980 U.S. men’s hockey team in February. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)

Cody Glass has a lot of people to learn from on this team. But it is Reilly Smith who learns from the young one in this case. (RJ)

News from around the league

Remember when the Golden Knights beat the Sharks in the first two games of the season and then the Sharks kept losing and were one of the worst teams in the league and everybody laughed at them? Yeah, they’ve won five in a row now and are two points behind the Golden Knights in the standings. (Fear the Fin)

Connor McDavid had ANOTHER hat trick (to go with three assists) in Edmonton’s 6-2 win against the Avalanche. Oh, yeah. The Oilers will be in town next Saturday. (Copper and Blue)

Scary moment yesterday for the Calgary Flames as defenseman T.J. Brodie collapsed during practice and had to be stretchered out. Good news is he was released from the hospital.

The Penguins will be without Sidney Crosby for the next six weeks. Goes without saying, but a tad of a blow for Pittsburgh. (Pensburgh)

Count legend Bobby Orr as one who did not like Sportsnet’s decision to fire Don Cherry. (The Score)

Dallas Stars forward Justin Dowling has two NHL goals in two NHL games. When he scored his first one, his mom was in line for beer. Winner. (NHL.com)

Speaking of the Stars, no one should want to play them right now. (Defending Big D)

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