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Storm Advisory for August 5: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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How do you lose a Matt Duchene? Easy, you forget to cherish him. Also your favorite retired American NHLer might be an Olympian. And Eddie Lack has new pads!

NHL: Minnesota Wild at Colorado Avalanche Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • In case you were holding onto the slimmest of hopes for any rebellious American NHLers to show in PyeongChang in 2018, it’s time to shift your dreams elsewhere:
  • BUT, USA Hockey is apparently not above drawing from the pool of recently retired NHLers to their roster, a pool which could include former Hurricane John-Michael Liles, currently without a team. [NBC Sports]
  • Ever wondered who the most overpaid players in the League are? Good news, so do the SB Nation higher-ups. [SB Nation NHL]
  • Matt Duchene and the Colorado Avalanche clearly have a bit of a strained relationship, but there are ways to fix it. [Mile High Hockey]
  • Elsewhere in the NHL, the Stars signed their 2011 first round pick, Jamie Oleksiak, to a new deal. [Defending Big D]
  • Eddie Lack has new pads and they are literally fire: