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Storm Advisory for September 7: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Previewing Traverse City; Bill Peters loses a favorite challenge ploy; Duchene saga continues

Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • Mike Maniscalco and Michael Smith provide a rundown of the prospects and happening for the upcoming Traverse City Prospects Tournament. The Canes return as the defending champs for the tourney set to start Friday in Traverse City, Michigan. [Carolina Hurricanes]
  • One of Coach Bill Peters favorite maneuvers, the “off-sides challenge” will have a new wrinkle in the 2017-18 season. Now an incorrect challenge (only for off-sides) will result in a two minute minor penalty. [Sportsnet]
  • Go behind the scenes for the 2017-18 Storm Squad tryouts. [Carolina Hurricanes]
  • GM Ron Francis spoke with WRAL-TV about his role in the organization and whether he has communicated with possible new ownership. [WRAL]
  • The Detroit Red Wings announced they are bringing in two veterans on PTO’s. They will have P.A. Parenteau and David Booth in camp. [Twitter]
  • Nice to see Jeff Skinner enjoying himself at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing. [WRAL]
  • The never-ending Matt Duchene trade saga continued yesterday with the Columbus Blue Jackets rumored to be heating up in talks with the Avalanche. [FanRag Sports]
  • For his part, Duchene is non-committal on reporting to training camp with Colorado, should he not be traded by that time. The clock is ticking, camp starts one week from today. [BSN Denver]
  • Our friends over at Defending Big D sent along some good vibes, as Taylor Baird listed the Hurricanes as a team (other than his very own Stars) whom he would like to see improve and contend. [Defending Big D]