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Kings Things

Sheldon Rempal’s been dealing with the disappointment of being sent to the AHL by putting on strong performances in each game.

Speaking of Sheldon Rempal, he currently leads the AHL in points by a rookie player, with eight in four games. [Reign Insider]

On Jaret Anderson-Dolan’s mom Fran’s wild trip across Canada to see him play in Montreal. (Plus: the Kopitars are getting a new tenant.) [The Athletic]

It’s been a long road for Jack Campbell to get to the NHL. [The Athletic]

I think we can all agree that we want to see Tanner Pearson shoot the puck more. [Kings Insider]

As if the eye test didn’t already tell you, here are some numbers to back up how bad the power play is. [The Point]

Relatives of Kings Things

Julianna Iafallo scored her first professional goal as a member of the Buffalo Beauts over the weekend. The Iafallo family organized a very well-timed trip to go see her.

Elsewhere in the World

Fear the Fin is looking for contributions from Latinx hockey fans from across the league about their experiences in hockey fandom. Anyone, not just Sharks fans, can contribute.

The best defender in the world might be a player you haven’t heard of yet. Meet Finland’s Jenni Hiirikoski. [The Ice Garden]

Ten years ago today, the Blackhawks fired Dennis Savard and replaced him with Joel Quenneville. Scott Powers has the oral history of that decision. [The Athletic]

The Senators honored former goaltender Ray Emery, who passed away earlier this year:

The Coyotes are getting shots on net, but nothing’s going in. Sounds familiar. [The Athletic]

Learn more about Behind the Benches, a resource for coaching history in the NHL and beyond. [Blue Shirt Banter]