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Storm Advisory 7/12/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Tavares’ farewell, de Haan’s surprise, and New Jersey’s shortcomings in free agency.

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  • Yesterday was the Canes’ turn in the offseason evaluation spotlight at NHL.com. [NHL.com]
  • One of those offseason additions, Calvin de Haan, joined Adam and Joe yesterday and discussed why he was surprised the Hurricanes had an interest in signing him. [WRALSportsFan]
  • “Goaltending will once again make or break the Hurricanes’ season.” Same as it ever was.[ProHockeyTalk]
  • Tweetmail: Do the Canes have a new goal song yet? [Hurricanes]
  • John Tavares presented a heartfelt letter to the Islanders. [The Players Tribune]
  • And after plucking him off of the Islanders’ roster, the Leafs apparently don’t have a cap problem. [The Hockey News]
  • On today’s terrible trade tracker: 17 years ago today the Penguins traded Jaromir Jagr to the Capitals for three average prospects. [Post Gazette]
  • And speaking of Jagr, the 46-year-old actually had the best +/- on Calgary last season.
  • People are pretty high on the 1st overall pick.
  • New Jersey Devils GM Ray Shero divulged that he went 0-for-2 on the free agent market this summer. [TSN]
  • Just bringing you the daily Russian left winger content.