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Storm Advisory for June 15: Daily NHL News, Rumors, Links and Discussion Thread

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Millennials strike again, and the expansion draft machinations have begun.

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Reading Assignments

  • First things first: the SB Nation Hockey family grew by one yesterday with the debut of Knights on Ice, our Vegas Golden Knights blog. Here’s their introductory post, and their site debuts with a feature on why the NHL will be a success in Sin City. [Knights On Ice]
  • BREAKING: Millennials Ruining Hurricanes Attendance, confirmed by Canes marketing guru Mike Forman on the Cheaters Never Win podcast yesterday. [Section 328]
  • The NHL’s salary cap will go up from its current $73 million next season. How high it goes is up to the NHLPA. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Lady Luck has already smiled on Craig and Nicholle Anderson, even before they head to Las Vegas for the annual NHL Awards ceremony next Wednesday. [Ottawa Sun]
  • The Capitals traded for the Wild’s Tyler Graovac to give them an extra contract to expose in the expansion draft, allowing them to protect Lars Eller instead. [Washington Post]