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Storm Advisory 10/6/2018: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

We took two points from Bobrovsky, and he can’t have them back.

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NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Columbus Blue Jackets Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • Curtis McElhinney’s spectacular split easily made the NHL highlight reel.
  • And Sebastian Aho hits the net in Game 2. That’s gotta be good!
  • And never forget the Blue Jackets Delay of 2018 — the 13 minutes of “The Boys Are Back in Town,” “Machinehead,” etc. as the lights crew tried to sort things out.

(Maybe we should delay puck drop Sunday ... ya know, if you’re superstitious?)

  • ICYMI, the new Canes writer for the Athletic, Sara Civian, posted her first game analysis after the Opening Night overtime loss. More Carolina coverage is better Carolina coverage. [The Athletic $]
  • The “new-look” Hurricanes were featured in NHL’s Friday Four. [NHL]
  • Another “freak accident” happened to a Metro team, but still not as odd as Victor Rask’s cutting catastrophe. [NHL]
  • The Kings fell in OT, but Ilya Kovalchuk appears to be happy to be back in the NHL:
  • For those who loves the sound of the crossbar clinking as the puck gets buried, here’s the first installment of Saturday Snipes:
  • And finally, Opening Night in Ottawa was about more than just hockey.
  • The origin story of the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim is just as bonkers as you’d expect for a team that was founded in large part because of a movie. [The Athletic $]