Daily Cupcakes: November 7th, 2017

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Colorado Avalanche

Avalanche GM Joe Sakic right to be smug after hauling in assets in Matt Duchene deal. High praise for Sakic with this article. [USA Today]

Global Series Buzz: Soderberg in Denver while Avalanche are in Sweden. Forward home with wife who is expected to give birth Tuesday. Wishing them a safe delivery. [NHL]

More praise for Sakic. Sakic’s patience pays off for Avanalance in Duchene trade. [NBC Sports]

Former Colorado Avalanche defensman, the Olympic gold medallist added as consultant to Canadian men’s team. Who is? Adam Foote, of course. [National Post]

More from Matt Duchene trade aftermath. [BSN Denver]

Senators, Avalanche and Predators all winners in blockbuster trade. Each team will prosper from mega deal. [CBC]

Former Colorado Avalanche player, Selanne, has his magical season retold in new book. Wing formed bond with Jets fans while scoring NHL rookie record 76 goals in 1992-93. [NHL]

The Rest of the Game

Five things we learned in the NHL last week: Nothing beats rock (except paper). [CBC]

Turris trade latest bold move by Predators GM. Poile lands No. 2 center without touching Nashville’s defensive strength. [NHL]

Karlsson excited to head home for NHL Global Series. The Sens captain was on the other side of the team’s previous trip to Sweden in 2008 and is looking forward to skating in an NHL game in his home country. [Ottawa Senators]
Chris Kelly? Expect Edmonton Oilers to sign him shortly, says NHL insider. [Edmonton Journal]

How Wild, Kings’ Quick teamed up for cancer patient. Provided Jaela O’Brien with important psychological boost during battle with disease. [NHL]

Seattle arena ‘designed to deliver NHL team by 2020,’ says council member. [King 5]

Steven Stamkos-Nikita Kucherov reminiscent of NHL’s great duos. [Tampa Bay]

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