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Storm Advisory 8/2/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Smiley Skinner, Erik Karlsson’s never ending trade rumors and NHL gambling action.

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Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • When you smile, the whole world stops and stares for awhile:
  • Speaking of, the team’s plans surrounding Justin Faulk and Jeff Skinner remain blurry approaching training camp. [News & Observer]
  • (Or are they?)
  • In The Athletic’s annual survey of fan confidence in teams’ front offices, the Hurricanes are right in the middle of the pack. [The Athletic ($)]
  • What are the Canes’ chances of hitting 100 points next season? [ESPN]
  • Jason Shaya sat down with Checkers head coach Mike Vellucci for a conversation:
  • Could the NHL follow the NBA and get involved in the gambling action? [NBC Sports]
  • Chris Kreider went through some pretty gruesome blood clots. [ESPN]
  • PLEASE, JUST TRADE ERIK KARLSSON ALREADY. I’M TIRED OF THIS. [Sporting News]
  • Joel Edmunson thinks the new additions make the St. Louis Blues one of the top five teams in the league. [NHL]
  • Cody Ceci and the Ottawa Senators held a arbitration hearing yesterday, and Mark Stone will do likewise tomorrow. [NHL]