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Storm Advisory 9/20/2018: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

Morale is at a (pre)season high.

NHL: Preseason-Tampa Bay Lightning at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

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Ten goals in two games calls for a little replay action.

  • “C” what the Captain can do for you:
  • And while you’re at it, teach me how to Dougie (man, that’s outdated):
  • The Canes were also active outside the arena before the game, helping take in Florence relief donations and meeting with people from the community.
  • Don't forget: here’s how you can help. [CC]
  • On a related note, we want to give a big thank you to the Lightning organization for their help in raising money for relief efforts during the first preseason game.
  • Taking a look ahead this season, if you don’t actually plan to remove your shirt after goals and twirl it around your head, simulating a helicopter’s propeller, there’s a gift for you on Opening Night:
  • Luke DeCock had some thoughts on the early expectations for Martin Necas and how he’s handling them through camp and two preseason games. [N&O]
  • Need to catch up on last night’s action from around the league? [NHL]
  • Apparently, Max “Tie Jr.” Domi couldn’t resist sucker-punching someone before the season even started:
  • And he may do some time for it, pending a hearing. [NHL]
  • The Seattle Times is holding a tournament of names for the hopeful Seattle NHL franchise, and the Fightin’ Geoducks (pronounced “goo-ee-ducks”) is on the slate, so get to voting! [Seattle Times]
  • The Lightning placed Jake Dotchin on waivers to terminate his contract after he showed up a mere “30 to 35 pounds above his playing weight.” [TSN]