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The Hockey News Podcast: which player will be the Stanley Cup X-factor?

Which relatively unsung player might put his team over the top in the final? Is hiring coaches from the NCAA officially a trend now? And more.

This week on The Hockey News Podcast:

- Ken Campbell shares his Media Day thoughts from Vegas

- Ryan Kennedy picks his Memorial Cup standouts

- Which players will be X-factors in the Stanley Cup final?

- Were the Sharks crazy to give Evander Kane so much term and money?

- Jim Montgomery. David Quinn. Is hiring college coaches a legit hot trend now?

- Reader questions, including who is more likely to change teams this off-season: John Tavares or Erik Karlsson?

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