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Storm Advisory 6/16/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Alex Galchenyuk is on the move, the league’s approach to concussions, and yep let’s check back in on Alex Ovechkin.

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NHL: Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports

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  • The Canadiens finally unloaded Alex Galchenyuk, and got a notably small return for him, sending him to the Coyotes for Max Domi straight up. [Eyes On The Prize]
  • The reaction from the Montreal side...well, it ain’t good. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Gary Bettman, and other owners at that, are still handling the NHL’s concussion issue appropriately. [The Athletic]
  • The NHL’s low profile has resulted in not too much controversy outside of hockey circles in the context of the Ottawa Senators situation. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Outside of this situation, the Senators have still been a mess. [Sporting News]
  • After winning the Calder Cup, expect Sheldon Keefe to be a head coach in the NHL sometime soon. [Sportsnet]
  • Canadian teams have had some bad contracts recently...*cough* Karl Alzner *cough* [Yahoo Sports]
  • The NHL’s e-sports event may be an attempt to draw a younger audience. [Sports Business Journal]
  • And of course, your daily dose of Ovi: