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

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The Caps are back in a familiar spot, a huge upset at the Worlds, and...Qatar?

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Reading Assignments:

  • Patrick Kane set Team USA records for points and assists at the 2018 worlds. [Sportsnet]
  • The U.S. will take on Sweden in the semifinals after the Americans topped Martin Necas and the Czech Republic. [Associated Press]
  • Meanwhile, Canada will face Switzerland in the other semifinal after the Swiss stunned Finland to send Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen home without a medal. [Sporting News]
  • Failure to seize momentum vs Lightning brings doubt back to the Capitals and their fans. [USA Today]
  • How will legalized sports gambling impact the NHL? [ESPN]
  • Qatar (?!) pays for Washington Metro to stay open late for Capitals game four. [WaPo]
  • Are the Jets running out of fuel? [TSN]
  • 31 Thoughts the Podcast: Kyle Dubas and the hardest trophy to win in hockey. [Sportsnet] This is one of my favorite hockey podcasts, Friedman explains 31 Thoughts in depth and Jeff Marek talks about hockey lore and insider info.
  • From GM George McPhee, with love: The Golden Knights want to thank you for their unparalleled success. [USA Today]