The Fischler Report: 2/22/21

Crosby skates in his 1000th game; Don Waddell has the Canes Cup-run-ready; The top 16 NHL teams

OBSERVATIONS:

* DON WADDELL'S CAROLINA HURRICANES are quietly shaping themselves up as a realistic Stanley Cup contender. The genial G.M. started fortifying his lineup after Justin Williams' retirement. Sami Vatanen, Trevor van Riemsdyk, Joel Edmundson and Brian Gibbons did a sayonara leaving no harm to the core. They have replaced Williams' influence wi…

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