WHAT I’M READING
The Gazette, Colorado Springs
• All aboard the Connor Bedard hype train! The Blackhawks’ No. 1 overall draft pick and generational talent made his rookie tournament debut in Minnesota. He scored a hat trick. Bedard told NHL. com: “Yeah, it doesn’t mean too much. It’s just nice to play a game.” • The NHL Players Association is investigating whether Blue Jackets head coach Mike Babcock violated the privacy of his players by asking to see their cell phone photos, per ESPN.