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Storm Advisory for August 23: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Ron Hainsey finally got his long-awaited date with the Cup, and a minor league logo the Canes would probably rather you forget about.

2017 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Reading Assignments

  • Bolton, Connecticut native Ron Hainsey got his day with the Stanley Cup, and as befits a player who waited sixteen years for his chance, the party didn’t disappoint. [Hartford Courant]
  • Speaking of Connecticut, the Hurricanes’ minor league affiliate used to be in New Haven. Their logo was...um... [SB Nation]
  • Canes media relations manager Kyle Hanlin is leaving the team at the end of the month to move to Wilmington, so the Michaels invited him on the CanesCast. [Hurricanes]
  • James Wisniewski is hoping a team gives him a chance this upcoming season. [The Athletic ($)]
  • The Three Most Improved Teams of the NHL Offseason. Any guesses? [FanRag Sports]
  • And finally, another preview of Scott Darling’s new mask:

Getting some work in with @stop_it_goaltending ... Sneak peek at my new @nhlcanes mask. @davidofdaveart

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