- The NHL Sunday Long Read this week focuses on the Carolina Hurricanes and having fun. [NHL]
- Sebastian Aho has been centering the top line this season, so it was surprising when he got the news he was moving back to the wing. [News & Observer]
- In case you missed the story about the National Anthem on Friday:
Talent and bravery. All on display. https://t.co/QgK5O05zuc— NHL (@NHL) December 1, 2018
- It took the Checkers almost two months to lose consecutive games.
Checkers lead after frantic first period but allow Hartford to pull away late in 5-3 loss.— Charlotte Checkers (@CheckersHockey) December 2, 2018
RECAP: https://t.co/w1vCpMx5Hs pic.twitter.com/ZMS5lZExWT
- The New York Islanders played their first game in Nassau Coliseum since 2015 and opened with a win. [NY Post]
- Erik Karlsson returns to Ottawa, but Sharks fall 6-2. [Sportsnet]
- NHL All Star voting has opened, and four Canes are on the ballot.
The start of December means that the #NHLAllStar Game is less than two months away! #NHLAllStar Fan Vote lets you choose who you want to see captain the teams in San Jose! Vote ➡️ https://t.co/IwTEcEhlBp pic.twitter.com/jb3K33QhE8— NHL (@NHL) December 1, 2018
- The William Nylander saga is over. The deal was finalized at 4:55pm for four years $6.9 million annual cap hit. [ESPN]
- Here’s the mandatory Canadian reaction piece. [Sportsnet]
- Assessing the aftermath of the Nylander contract and whats next for the Leafs? [Athletic$]
- This is where we were destined to get to eventually.
We forced a bot to watch over 1,000 hours of William Nylander coverage and then asked it to write a studio show of its own. pic.twitter.com/vSkNmKigQp— Yahoo Sports NHL (@YahooSportsNHL) November 30, 2018
WSH has been told there will be no @NHLPlayerSafety hearing for Tom Wilson’s hit last night.— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) December 1, 2018
- The Blackhawks are planning to be aggressive if Artemi Panarin makes it to free agency. [Daily Harold]
- Pekka Rinne is living it up Nashville. [ESPN]
- Predators forward Filip Forsberg is out 4-6 weeks with an upper-body-injury. [The Tennessean]