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Storm Advisory 7/19/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

The NHL offer sheet drought, the NHL’s new goalie equipment guidelines, and hockey at the ESPYs.

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NHL: Boston Bruins at Chicago Blackhawks Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • Craig Custance’s straw poll of NHL GM’s indicates that the offer sheet drought will continue. [The Athletic ($)]
  • Calgary is excited to fill their void at center next season. [Flames From 80 Feet Above]
  • The Women’s Olympic Gold Medal game has won the ESPY for best game.
  • The NHL’s new rules regarding goaltending chest protectors may be an issue next season.
  • Jacob Trouba and the Jets aren’t exactly on the same page before their arbitration hearing tomorrow:
  • Alex Ovechkin won the ESPY award for best male athlete, making him the first NHL player to ever do so.
  • Petr Mrazek Instagrammed some new Hurricanes swag this morning: