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NHL: Winnipeg Jets at New York Islanders Dennis Schneidler-USA TODAY Sports

Christmas cheer, women’s hockey, and injury updates galore in the links today!

Jets News:

Every year the Winnipeg Jets visit the Children’s Rehab Centre, the Children’s Hospital, and Health Sciences Centre around the holidays to help lift the spirits of kids who are in these facilities. They made those visits yesterday. (Global Winnipeg)

Could the Winnipeg Jets welcome three defencemen back in one fell swoop? It’s looking like that. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Have the Jets figured out the secret to winning is to simply not have the lead? (Winnipeg Sun)

Could Andrew Copp have suffered from a second concussion or not have been fully recovered from his concussion? (Winnipeg Sun)

Are the Kootney Ice going to be moving to Winnipeg? It looks like it. (Winnipeg Free Press)

That said, with a NHL team, an AHL team, a MJHL team, and two university teams is there even space in Winnipeg for another hockey team or is this overkill? (Winnipeg Free Press)

Hockey News:

The Calgary Inferno of the CWHL, Shannon Miller, has stepped down citing irreconcilable differences with the general manager. (Duluth News Tribune)

Speaking of the CWHL, they will be on Sportsnet in January and you should watch the two games! On the Saturday you can watch Marie-Philip Poulin and Hilary Knight on the same line (and Melodie D’Aoust if she is healthy). (CWHL)

How can the NHL improve their product on and off the ice without shaking things up too much? (The Athletic)

Has William Nylander set the bar for how RFAs handle their contract negotiations and how will that affect the game? (TSN)