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Storm Advisory 5/8/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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The Checkers playoff run continues tonight, and changes in AHL alignment are on the way.

Charlotte Checkers

Reading Assignments

  • The Capitals finally did it, and it prompted Alex Ovechkin to drop an F-bomb on national television. [Russian Machine Never Breaks]
  • The Charlotte Checkers evened up their series with a bounce-back performance. [Checkers]
  • The AHL Board of Governors approved a realignment setup for next season. [AHL]
  • Former Canes assistant coach Dave Lewis was fired from his post coaching Belarus at the World Championships — in the middle of the tournament.
  • An interesting and emotional story about Matt Murray and the support he received from the Penguins. [ESPN]
  • Steve Lyttle of the Charlotte Observer highlights what is going right with the Checkers as they continue their postseason run. [Charlotte Observer]
  • In the Checkers series with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, the Phantoms will be without Nicolas Aube-Kubel after a third suspension.