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Storm Advisory 6/21/18: Tom Dundon Interview; News, Rumors, Daily Round up

Happy Draft eve, everyone!

Jamie Kellner

Editorial Update 7:00 pm: I’m interrupting Justin’s Storm Advisory with a post that would normally wait until the morning, but but Tom Dundon took to the airwaves today in an interview with David Glenn, and talked a lot about some very timely topics:

  • The NHL draft, which is happening in his back yard
  • His perspective on Andrei Svechnikov, who is the only prospect he met in an in-person interview
  • A lot about the state of the roster in general, including the status of Jeff Skinner and Justin Faulk
  • Balancing what’s best for the organization against franchise history (specifically framed in reference to Rod Brind’Amour’s promotion, Ron Francis’s departure, and the ongoing situation with Chuck Kaiton’s future on the radio broadcast)
  • Oh, and whether he considers himself to be a lucky person.

Interview starts immediately in the Hour 3 segment and lasts about 20 minutes.


David Glenn Show: Tom Dundon

Now back to Justin :) - Jamie

Good morning! Brian and I are off to Dallas today. We’ll be providing coverage all weekend. Wish us luck that American Airlines won’t cancel our flights!

Reading Assignments

  • Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell spoke to Sportsnet regarding Jeff Skinner and Noah Hanifin, and drops some news regarding the Canes’ RFA defenseman. [Sportsnet (audio)]
  • Lots of what was said on the radio was repeated in an interview with Mike Solarte, if you’d rather read than listen. [Spectrum News]
  • Heading to Dallas this weekend? Travel like a local, courtesy of Defending Big D. (And let us know if you want to meet up!) [DBD]
  • Let’s take a look at Raleigh’s own Tyler Weiss who will most likely be drafted in the later rounds on Saturday. [News & Observer]
  • The Humboldt Broncos were reunited at last night’s NHL Awards. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Last night, NHL19 dropped some pretty big news:
  • Ladies and gentlemen, cover athlete PK Subban!
  • Despite the awards handed out last night, there were some snubs. [ESPN]
  • Your MVP:
  • Truly a work of art:
  • Montreal Candiens GM Marc Bergevin is all ears ahead of the draft. [Sportsnet]
  • Drake is using references to his hometown NHL team in a possible attempt to fire back at rapper Pusha T. [Sporting News]
  • Looks as if the salary cap is rising. [TSN]