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Storm Advisory for October 18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The Canes win in Edmonton; Eddie Olczyk returning tonight to NBC booth

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NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Edmonton Oilers Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • The Hurricanes outlasted the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night, winning by the score of 5-3. [Canes Country]
  • Emily Kaplan with ESPN delves into exactly why Auston Matthews, the American-born star of the Toronto Maple Leafs, is not the new face of the NHL. [ESPN]
  • Some good news from NBC, as Eddie Olczyk is returning to the booth on Wednesday. During his treatment for cancer, he will return and work as his health allows. [NBC Sports]
  • As you may have heard last evening during the broadcast, the Oilers placed Leon Draisaitl on IR on Tuesday. [Edmonton Oilers]
  • Is Alex Galchenyuk on the trading block? Related: should he be? [Eyes On The Prize]
  • Nikita Kucherov is rarely mentioned in the roll call of top NHL scorers, but that needs to change. [The Athletic ($)]