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Storm Advisory 8/4/18: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Jeff Skinner, Jack Drury, Cap Friendly, and more Skinner.. Enjoy the hockey #content while we still have it!

Jamie Kellner

Thanks to the Jeff Skinner trade the hockey world is still buzzing. That means we actually have things to present to you without having to take a ride on the #content struggle bus. Enjoy it while you can; by the middle of next week we will be right back on the road to Nocontentville, with stops in Weneed Stories and Nothing Newhere.


Reading Assignments

  • Get Jeff Skinner’s take on the trade as he speaks to the media for the first time. [Sabres (audio)]
  • Skinner then talks about his feelings regarding leaving Raleigh and the Hurricanes. [ABC 11]
  • Tom Dundon on the trade: “It had to be done.” [News & Observer]
  • Dundon also visited Adam and Joe to speak about his side of the Skinner deal. [WRAL Sports (audio)]
  • Within that interview Dundon mentions this, which means a certain defenseman may be staying put:
  • The Web’s Michael Smith breaks down the Skinner trade here. [Hurricanes]
  • And as a friendly reminder in case you needed any more salt poured into the wound:
  • In other non-Skinner news, take a look at how Cap Friendly is now a indispensable resource for NHL fans. [The Athletic $]
  • Eddie Olczyk, who has been cancer free since March, is getting back to a normal life. [NHL]
  • Lastly, Hurricanes prospect Jack Drury scored the game winning goal for Team USA at the World Junior Summer Showcase: