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Storm Advisory for August 13: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Rest in peace, Bryan Murray.

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Reading Assignments

  • The Detroit Red Wings and NHL have threatened legal action against white supremacist groups who were seen marching in Charlottesville, Va., yesterday using signs featuring the Red Wings logo. Winging It In Motown covered this well, and there’s little we can add here other than to say that Canes Country unequivocally endorses the sentiment expressed in WIIM’s article and associated commentary.
  • Longtime NHL coach and general manager Bryan Murray, who as GM of the Panthers, (Mighty) Ducks and Senators saw each make the Stanley Cup Final under his management, died yesterday after a long battle with colon cancer at the age of 74. [Senators]
  • Conn Smythe Trophy winnner Jean-Sebastien Giguere and Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, a Murray draftee, offered their thoughts on the man who led Anaheim to the 2003 Final and laid the groundwork for the team that won it all four years later. [Orange County Register]
  • Senators captain Erik Karlsson offered his condolences via Twitter:
  • Murray was also the GM in Florida when he pulled off the heist that landed Roberto Luongo in South Beach in 2001:
  • Brock Otten looks at five Hurricanes draftees who played in the Ontario Hockey League last season, with a bonus look at potential Saginaw Spirit player Martin Necas. [OHL Prospects]
  • Which NHL front offices get the most bang for their buck? [Mile High Hockey]
  • High school graduates don’t remember a world in which Paul Maurice wasn’t behind an NHL bench. [Pro Hockey Talk]