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Abbreviated NHL Season Just 1 Day Away

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I don't know about you, but I'm starting to feel a little bit like a kid on Christmas Eve. All the waiting, all the patience, all the buying into the bullshit, all the daydreaming about cool new toys — some of which are sure to break just minutes after they've been unwrapped, others that will last for what feels like a lifetime — all the silly, manufactured, frantic hope. And here we are, almost there, all of us ready and waiting for Santa to stop by, whether we believe in him or not anymore. (Santa, meanwhile, has been busy tweet-ranting about the invasion of artificial...

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