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• THIS is smart. Support the refs and curry their favor. [AP]
• Mourners gathered at Fox Theatre in Detroit to pay their respects to late-Detroit Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch. [NHL]
• Quietly for years Ilitch paid Rosa Park’s rent. [CNN]
• Joe Sakic remains coy as he addresses the Colorado Avalanche and the trade deadline. [Denver Post]
• “I can still recall the exact moment that my brain started lying to me,” writes Corey Hirsch as he details his deeply personal struggle with mental health throughout his career. [Players’ Tribune]
• David Clarkson is staring at a stark reality as he tries to get healthy again. [Columbus Dispatch]Read More »from Memories of Ilitch; Sakic on deadline; Letang's chocolate addiction (Puck Headlines)