- Jaccob Slavin sat down with Michael Smith to talk workouts, acquisitions for the Hurricanes and family. [NHL]
- Travis Yost of TSN authored a piece on NHL cap allocation strategy, and named the Hurricanes to be in “perhaps the most fascinating cap situation.” [TSN]
- Tyler Dellow breaks down the return expectations vs. reality in the Skinner trade based on recent moves [The Athletic $]
- In case you forgot to check the homepage (c’mon man), site overlord Brian LeBlanc wrote a great piece about Cam Ward defining an era — whether good, bad or in-between — for the Hurricanes franchise. [Literally us]
- Part 2 of Jason Shaya’s chat with Alex Nedeljkovic:
In part 2 of their convo, @jason_shaya talks to @AlexNed_ about gunning for an NHL spot, his relationship with coach Vellucci, playing other sports and more! pic.twitter.com/K4euaPZWhP— Charlotte Checkers (@CheckersHockey) August 9, 2018
- The Coyotes decided to take a $4.45M cap hit by signing Christian Dvorak to a six-year, $26.7M contract. [SportsNet]
- And lastly, there’s still time to wish a happy belated...
Happy Birthday, coach! pic.twitter.com/ZaVfKDRnGY— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) August 9, 2018
And yes, even though he’s 48, he can still kick your tail.
48 years young.— Carolina Hurricanes (@NHLCanes) August 9, 2018
Happy birthday, Coach Brind'Amour! pic.twitter.com/2IqDT5GptE
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