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Storm Advisory for November 6: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Matt Duchene was traded to the East, and not to the Hurricanes. If you’re surprised, you haven’t been paying attention.

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Reading Assignments

  • What’s this tomfoolery: a blockbuster trade three weeks before Thanksgiving?! Yup: Matt Duchene is headed to the Senators, Kyle Turris to the Predators, and a boatload of picks, prospects and the Hamburglar to the Avalanche. [TSN]
  • From the Preds perspective: they’re all in on another Stanley Cup run, and by signing Turris to a new six-year, $36 million contract, they are betting that their success continues. [FanRag Sports]
  • From the Sens side of things: this is a risk, but a big win to get a player they’ve long coveted. [The Athletic ($)]
  • And the Avs angle: the long-running soap opera is finally over. [BSN Denver]
  • Now, back to the Hurricanes, where the natives are getting mighty restless. Adam Gold wonders how much time Bill Peters has left. [WRALSportsFan]
  • Luke DeCock says that time is ticking for Ron Francis, who bears a fair share of responsibility for the rapidly-escalating disappointment. [News and Observer]
  • Even Greg Fishel chimes in on the state of things:

A FEW THOUGHTS ABOUT HURRICANES, AND NOT THE TROPICAL ONES Let's get the obvious out of the way right off the bat. This...

Posted by Greg Fishel on Saturday, November 4, 2017
  • What’s retired Canes equipment manager Wally Tatomir up to these days? [Walter Magazine]
  • Could the KHL also skip the upcoming Olympics in February? [Sportsnet]