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Storm Advisory 7/4/2018: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Erik Karlsson watch, Matt Martin’s return to the Island, and the Hurricanes’ newest defenseman.

NHL: Ottawa Senators at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

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  • If you missed the news last night, the Hurricanes signed former Islanders defenseman Calvin de Haan, bringing another skilled defensemen to a crowded top four. [Canes Country]
  • With John Tavares signed, it’s officially Karlsson watch. The Senators reportedly offered Erik Karlsson an eight year contract worth $10 million per year:

But now in trade talks, the Dallas Stars may be the front-runner for the Swedish defenseman:

  • Daniel Alfredsson had some nice words for his countryman:
  • Former Sabres goalie Robin Lehner signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders. [Islanders]
  • Matt Martin is returning to the Islanders and he’s really excited about it. [Sporting News]
  • Hurricanes assistant GM Ricky Olczyk is reportedly leaving the organization.