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

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You guys, someone’s cracked the code on why the sale of the Hurricanes is taking so long!

NHL: Minnesota Wild at Dallas Stars Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • The Hot Take-a-Thon is over, but that doesn’t mean the hot takes are done. Feast your eyes on this beauty from Rémy Rouillard of who has the answer to the question: why hasn’t Chuck Greenberg’s proposed purchase of the Hurricanes gone through yet? [ZoneNordiques, and a rough translation via Google]
  • Mark Masters of TSN talked with Hurricanes prospect Jake Bean about the 2018 World Juniors and his hopes to defend their 2017 title. [TSN (video)]
  • The Wild and Nino Niederreiter avoided arbitration with a five-year deal, and now they are moving full speed ahead to re-up with Mikael Granlund before his own arbitration hearing. [Star Tribune]
  • And speaking of restricted free agents getting new contracts, Conor Sheary is $9 million richer today. [Pensburgh]
  • Make your plans now: the 2018 NHL Draft will be held in Dallas for the first time. [Defending Big D]
  • This story is ostensibly Red Wings-centric but applies to pretty much every team: where do teams find the players to build Cup contenders around? [The Athletic ($)]