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Off-Day Watch 1/9: No the Kings don’t play tonight

I’ve got nothing good this morning, so here’s a very nice, soft picture of Jeff Carter and his son. Thanks for the blessed content, Dan Carcillo.

Kings Things

Some notes on the Ontario Reign, where Nikita Scherbak is set to debut on their top line. [Reign Insider]

Nice shoot-out goal here from prospect Aidan Dudas, as well as some strong two-way play resulting in a goal for him:

Perhaps missed in the shuffle, prospect defenseman Markus Phillips was traded from the Owen Sound Attack to the Guelph Storm. [Owen Sound Attack]

Highlights from the gold medal game at World Juniors. [Los Angeles Kings]


A Q&A with Hurricanes owner Tom Dundon, who answers the question of “how do the Hurricanes get to wear their red jerseys on the road so often?” [The Athletic]

Women who play professional hockey generally still have to hold outside jobs or business ventures. A look at what some of the women of the CWHL do to achieve their dreams. [Hockey in Society]

Nikita Kucherov and Artemi Panarin break down each other’s games. [The Athletic]

Are Randy Carlyle’s days numbered? [Anaheim Calling]

For those who love numbers and tax brackets, a look at how much NHL players really make. [Hockey Graphs]

Max Pacioretty’s journey back to Las Vegas to be present for the birth of his fourth child. [The Athletic]

The Flyers are going nowhere fast. What’s their GM waiting for? [Broad Street Hockey]

The US U-18 women’s squad won their third consecutive game in the U-18 Women’s World Championship. The semi-finals start tomorrow. [USA Hockey]

A tattoo of Brett Connolly getting a tattoo? Sure, why not. [The Athletic]

Some underrated NWHL teams are starting to make big strides. [The Ice Garden]

Evening Entertainment

Three games to choose from tonight, including your nationally televised option, featuring the Nashville Predators against the Chicago Blackhawks (5:00 pm Pacific, NBCSN).

For an option closer to home, the Ottawa Senators are in Anaheim to take on the Ducks. The Senators face the Kings tomorrow, so now’s your chance to do some advance scouting. (Spoilers: they’re bad, too.) That game starts at 7:00 pm Pacific and airs on Prime.