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Storm Advisory for October 9: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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With only one game on the schedule, the NHL took a back seat on Sunday.

#symbolism
Jamie Kellner

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  • There were plenty of kudos from the Hurricanes players to Saturday’s sellout crowd all over social media yesterday. A small sampling:

2pts and an unreal atmosphere last night. See y'all on Tuesday #redvolution

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What a way to open the @nhlcanes season last night! Easily the loudest crowd I’ve heard at PNC! #canes #AGTG

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  • Nathan Walker’s first NHL goal did not go unnoticed down under: no less than Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull called to offer congratulations. [Sportsnet]
  • Nick Schultz, all but officially retired, is slowly transitioning to life after hockey. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Since we have a Rockford outpost this season: here are a few players Peter will spend a good bit of time watching this year. [Second City Hockey]
  • Kailer Yamamoto made the Oilers out of camp, but similar to Martin Necas, if he isn’t playing in the NHL then he doesn’t need to be parked in the press box. [Copper and Blue]
  • With their second straight win on Saturday, the Vegas Golden Knights made a bit of expansion-team history. [NHL.com]