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Storm Advisory for December 31: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Eddie Lack is on the move, NHL Olympic talk and the Washington Capitals are wizards.

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Happy New Year’s Eve to the best readers around! May you all ring in the new year on a positive note. Here’s to a Canes playoff berth in 2018. Be safe and see you all next year (HA)!

Reading Assignments

  • Deputy commissioner Bill Daly says the league is in no rush to discuss future participation in the next Olympic Games. [ESPN]
  • Eddie Lack has been traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Dalton Prout. [Sportsnet]
  • Papa Lack seemed a bit happy about the news:
  • Predators forward Filip Forsberg has been placed on injured reserve. [Sporting News]
  • A COOL story about a father-son duo, the ice and the Winter Classic. See what I did there? [New York Post]
  • One of the Pittsburgh Penguins’ top prospects, Daniel Sprong, has been recalled to fill in for the injured Bryan Rust. [Pensburgh]
  • An origin story about the Winter Classic in preparation for tomorrow’s game. [New York Daily News]