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Storm Advisory for August 29: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Justin Williams says the wallpaper looks familiar, but everything’s been rearranged.

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Reading Assignments

  • Justin Williams is back in familiar surroundings, but the scenery is a little different than it was when he left eight years ago. [News and Observer]
  • I was invited to talk about the Canes on the Blueshirts Breakaway podcast, in which we discuss, among other things, Jaccob Slavin flying under the radar and Steve Yzerman performing some sorcery on Dan Girardi. [Blueshirts Breakaway]
  • Feast your eyes on Scott Darling’s new pads:

DARLING //// OPTIK

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  • Marcus Johansson is skating a bit with his old club before heading to his new one. (He isn’t the only one; there was a Ron Hainsey sighting at RCI yesterday.) [CSN Mid-Atlantic]
  • Two jersey retirement announcements came out yesterday: first, the Flyers will raise Eric Lindros’ #88 on January 18... [Flyers]
  • ...and the Rangers will do likewise with Jean Ratelle’s #19 just over a month later, on February 25. [Rangers]
  • John Hynes put the hard sell on Hobey Baker trophy winner Will Butcher, and the Denver defenseman said it played a big part in his signing with the Devils. [NJ.com]