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Storm Advisory 5/12/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The future of Alex Nedeljkovic, Scott Darling wins a blowout, and how good is Andrei Svechnikov?

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Reading Assignments

  • Alex Nedeljkovic is making a case to be in the conversation for a full-time NHL job next season. [News and Observer]
  • Speaking of Hurricanes goaltenders, let’s check in on Scott Darling at the World Champi....oh:
  • But to his credit, that was the outlier as the Americans scored 13 unanswered goals (!) to beat Korea. Darling had some postgame thoughts. [USA Hockey]
  • The ever reliable Elliotte Friedman has some great Hurricanes tidbits in this week’s 31 Thoughts. Take a glimpse at numbers 5-10: “Told the Hurricanes had a reputation for not being hard to play against, Brind’Amour agreed. ‘Some nights, it was painful.’” [Sportsnet]
  • Everyone in the old Southeast Division is getting their spotlight...except the Canes. [Sports Illustrated]
  • The NHL’s handshake tradition is one worth preserving. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]
  • NHL nerds: 1. NHL old boys: 0. The Toronto Maple Leafs have promoted Kyle Dubas to general manager. [NHL]
  • Mike Fisher is out of the playoffs so his 3-year-old son Isaiah decided to help out with his beard. [Entertainment Tonight]
  • Let’s not completely discredit Andrei Svechnikov. He’s just as talented as Rasmus Dahlin. [Sporting News]
  • The Capitals take Game 1: