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Wilderness Walk: Stalock was diagnosed with myocarditis

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  • After the veteran netminder Alex Stalock was claimed off of waivers by the Edmonton Oilers, he made it publicly known that he was diagnosed with myocarditis after experiencing COVID-19 symptoms and testing positive. The diagnosis is essentially an inflammation of the heart muscle, and could have lead to cardiac arrest or death. [The Athletic]
  • After returning from off-season arm surgery and in full recovery, Mats Zuccarello stunned everyone with his performance that earned him the NHL’s Third Star of the Week title. [Hockey Wilderness]
  • Zach Parise has lost his shine as a crunch-time performer. [10K Rinks]

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