Let’s go over some news and notes:
- Do you know who Jake Brenk is? If not, you should. Believe it or not, he’s the very first full-time NHL referee from Minnesota! [The Athletic]
Off the trail...
- Speaking of the Blues, Jordan Binnington believes he should have won the Calder last season despite being older than John Gibson. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
- Offside challenges are extremely ridiculous at times. Here’s how the NHL can fix the issue. [Stanley Cup Of Chowder]
- The Dallas Stars unveiled their Winter Classic sweaters, and they’re absolutely gorgeous.