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Storm Advisory for June 27: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

One member of the 2006 Stanley Cup champions is headed to the Hall of Fame. It should be two.

Edmonton Oilers v Carolina Hurricanes: Game 7

Reading Assignments

  • First off, our condolences to John Forslund on the passing of his mother last Friday. [N&O Obituary]
  • With the Canes re-signing Derek Ryan yesterday, a minor problem has come up: who gets rights to the number 33, worn by both Ryan and new addition Scott Darling last season? Fear not:
  • Your 2017 Hockey Hall of Fame class is a big one: Teemu Selanne, Dave Andreychuk, Mark Recchi, Paul Kariya, retired Canadian women’s team player Danielle Goyette, Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs and retired University of Alberta coach Clare Drake. [NHL]
  • Here’s the moment Selanne got the call from Hall chairman Lanny McDonald informing him of his selection.
  • It’s only right that two players as closely identified with each other as Selanne and Kariya should go into the Hall together. [Puck Daddy]
  • For Kariya, it’s a vindicating conclusion to a career full of what-ifs. [Orange County Register]
  • It took long enough for Dave Andreychuk to get into the Hall. (So, uh, guys.......Rod Brind’Amour?) [Tampa Bay Times]
  • The Stars had a busy day yesterday: trading for Marc Methot from Vegas, re-signing Esa Lindell, and announcing that they will buy out Antti Niemi. [Dallas Morning News]