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Storm Advisory 6/28/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

For all the players that have come from Chicago to Carolina the past few years, it’s only fair that the Canes return the favor.

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Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • Could Cam Ward have a new home soon?
  • Tyler Dellow says that the Flames are taking a risk. “In order for this trade to work well for them, they probably need to have one of those players be something that they haven’t yet proven that they are.” Minor problem: they haven’t proven it under the very coach they were just traded to. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Speaking of Dougie Hamilton, maybe this is what he was doing rather than kicking back some cold ones with the boys?
  • Doctors still don’t know what happened to former Hurricane Patrick Eaves, except that it wasn’t Guillain-Barré syndrome, but fortunately whatever it was has been fixed to the point that he’s expecting to start next season on time. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Disney is buying Fox but will have to divest itself of Fox’s regional sports networks, so Fox Sports Carolina will be no more but there’s no telling what will replace it. [Awful Announcing]
  • The Penguins were busy yesterday, first trading Conor Sheary and Matt Hunwick to the Sabres to clear cap space... [WGR]
  • ...which is apparently going to be used to sign Jack Johnson to a five-year deal on Sunday. [Post-Gazette]
  • This year’s trend is apparently signing unqualified RFAs-turned-UFAs to new contracts before July 1: first Phil Di Giuseppe, now Devante Smith-Pelly. [Japers’ Rink]