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The Hockey News Podcast: Should the NHL Declare a COVID-19 Crisis?

Does the NHL need to drastically reassess its pandemic protocols? Why does John Tortorella hate fun? And more.

This week on The Hockey News Podcast, with senior writers Ryan Kennedy and Matt Larkin:

- Roughly 17 percent of the NHL player population has contracted COVID-19 this season alone. Is time for the league to tighten up its safety measures and revert to stricter protocols?

- Was the Zegras-to-Milano Michigan goal really "bad for the game," as John Tortorella claimed?

- Connor Bedard joins rare company, makes Canada's world junior squad at 16. What should we expect from him in the tournament?

- Mike Milbury tables the idea that Boston should trade Patrice Bergeron. Why would the Bruins ever consider it?

- After scary hits to Jujhar Khaira and Jacob MacDonald in the past week, is it time to adjust the NHL rulebook to crack down on head contact?

- Listener mailbag: Our best and worst interview stories

And more!

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