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One Big Thing: United States Loses a Heartbreaker

Hughes vs. Kakko: United States center Jack Hughes and Finnish right wing Kaapo Kakko, both projected to be top-five picks in June’s NHL draft, met for the first time in the tournament after Hughes missed the December 31st victory with an undisclosed injury.

Kakko got the best of Hughes this time around,…

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