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Storm Advisory for August 12: NHL News, Rumors, Links, and Daily Roundup

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Happy Saturday, here are your daily #content #links.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-St. Louis Blues at Minnesota Wild
The former Canes captain looks ahead to another year in Minnesota.
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Reading Assignments

  • Down Goes Brown shared a few thoughts on team Twitter accounts, player ranking “debates,” and what we might expect from amateur Olympic hockey. [VICE Sports]
  • Speaking of Olympic hockey, the NHL’s decision will obviously lead to feel-good stories for players who never thought they would get this chance finally realizing their dream. Players like...former Checkers goalie John Muse? [Falmouth Times]
  • After a frightening injury to end to a bounce-back year, Eric Staal says he is fully recovered and looking forward to his future in Minnesota. [TB News Watch]
  • Comparisons of current stars to past legends are nothing new, but NHL.com made a few statistical adjustments to take an interesting look at how Sidney Crosby would fare against former standouts. [NHL.com]
  • And finally, some of the Canes Country staff got together for dinner and bowling last night. We’re, uh, not good bowlers.