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Storm Advisory for August 25: NHL News, Rumors, Links, and Daily Roundup

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If you’re into peak 90’s hockey logos, you’re in luck. If you’re not into that, well, there’s other stuff too.

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Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments:

  • For those with access to The Athletic, Dom Luszczyszyn dissected the Maple Leafs’ rest-related scheduling woes and how much rest actually matters to a team. [The Athletic $]
  • And for those without access, Dom also shared the League rest differential via Twitter:
  • If you liked the Beast of New Haven logo, you’ll be pleased to know they weren’t alone in the realm of questionable team branding. [SB Nation]
  • Former first-round pick Simon Despres is off to the KHL after a career stunted by injury, but don’t count him out of returning to the NHL just yet. [NBC Sports]
  • Speaking of the KHL, the Kunlun Red Star have a new (familiar) captain:
  • And finally, congratulations are in order for former Canes Country writer and new North State Journal Sports Editor, Cory Lavalette:
  • But fear not, he’s still bringing the #Canes #content firsthand.