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How the Battle of Alberta has changed; The impact of Zibanejad

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• It’s been 31 years since the last Battle of Alberta playoff. How has the rivalry evolved over the years? [Sportsnet]

• How will the Flames go about slowing down Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl? [NHL.com]

• Gerard Gallant has managed to get the most out of Mika Zibanejad for Rangers. [NY Post]

• How well do the Hurricanes know the Rangers? Well, six of them were playing in the Big Apple. [News and Observer]

• What makes Andrew Brunette the “perfect guy” to coach the Panthers? [Florida Hockey Now]

• Barry Trotz has reportedly been interviewed for the open Jets head coaching job. Would he be a good fit at home? [Daily Faceoff]

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• Alex Killorn had quite the fandom in the AMALIE Arena crowd in Game 1. [Tampa Bay Times]

• As for Jason Spezza’s future, it’s Toronto or retirement. [TSN]

• With salary cap hell coming, how should the Wild deal with its future? [Zone Coverage]

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Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Write to him at [email protected] or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy.