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Storm Advisory for August 26: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Parlez-vous anglais? Non? Uh-oh.

Happy trails, JMac.
Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • There are no new developments in this article, but Chuck Greenberg still wants to purchase the Hurricanes. [Dallas Business Journal]
  • Want to join the Storm Squad? Your opportunity begins on Monday with the first day of tryouts. [Hurricanes]
  • Drew Stafford is heading to the Devils on a one-year deal. [Devils]
  • And Jay McClement is off to the Penguins on a PTO. [Penguins]
  • English is the lingua franca of hockey, but a professor at a university in Quebec refused a QMJHL team’s request to teach English to a Russian junior player, saying that French should be taught instead. [CBC]
  • Feast your eyes on Ron Francis’ NHL Top 100 portrait:

Darryl Sittler and Ron Francis are the latest legends to have #NHL100 portraits unveiled by @thfineart.

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  • What was training camp like 50 years ago? Here are the expectations for the Philadelphia Flyers back in the day: