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Storm Advisory 4/16/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

All hail AHL goal-scoring king Valentin Zykov, and Ilya Kovalchuk is a free agent.

Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • Hurricanes prospect Valentin Zykov claimed the Willie Marshall Award as the league’s leading goal scorer in the AHL. Zykov also led the league in shooting percentage, scoring on 29.5% of his shots. [Checkers]
  • Speaking of the Checkers, their win yesterday gave them the third seed in the AHL’s Atlantic Division, and they will face the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins in the first round. We will have live coverage of both home games this Friday and Saturday from Charlotte. [Checkers]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk turned 35 yesterday, and that’s the magic number.
  • The Carolina Hurricanes Sled Hockey team won their third consecutive championship.
  • Former Hurricane Chris Terry won his first AHL scoring title with the most points (71) this season with Laval Rocket. [The AHL]