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Storm Advisory 2/22/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links, and Daily Roundup

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The United Stated and Canada played a classic for women’s hockey gold, and the Canes held one of their more boisterous practices ever.

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Reading Assignments

  • Last night, in one of the best hockey games you’ll ever see, the United States and Canada went to a shootout to decide the gold medal in women’s hockey in Pyeongchang. If you do not want to know the result, do not click this link. [NBC Olympics]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes had a closed practice yesterday. No, it wasn’t because players were being moved out. Elementary school kids got to watch the practice as part of “Readvolution.” Check out some of the fun:
  • PNC Arena is a constantly changing landscape. Here’s how crews get it done through all the transitions. [North State Journal]
  • Cam Ward is wine-ing. Get it? Because Vineyard 36? Alright, never mind. [Sports Illustrated]
  • If the Canes are expecting to get in on the big names, don’t expect bargain prices. [Toronto Star]
  • Hockey can be pretty gross sometimes. [ESPN]
  • After racial taunts in Chicago, it’s time for the NHL to take a stand on equality. [Chicago Tribune]
  • The Arizona Coyotes have acquired goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for Tobias Rieder and Scott Wedgewood. [CBC]
  • NHL GMs are full of cliches at the trade deadline. [Sportsnet]