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Storm Advisory 1/11/19: NHL News, Rumors, Links, and Daily Roundup

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Ron Francis has a new career, CapFriendly has a new feature, and Jeff Skinner returns to Raleigh.

Jamie Kellner

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  • Ron Francis has a new career that’s not hockey related. [Triangle Business Journal]
  • More on Francis’ decision to pursue real estate. [N&O]
  • Victor Rask has sponsored his professional hockey playing sister. [Bardown]
  • Still beloved by many fans, Jeff Skinner returns to Raleigh. [The Athletic $]
  • This article is a bit old, but seemed relevant after last nights game. Sara Civian talks officiating. [WEEI]
  • There’s some drama in Columbus with goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky:
  • This sparked some trade rumors regarding Bobrovsky, but he controls his own fate in that regard [TSN]
  • Hockey players have big butts, and they cannot lie. [ESPN]
  • The pros and cons of giving your starting goalie a ‘pitch count’. [The Athletic $]
  • CapFriendly has a nice new feature:
  • Seattle has already been promised an All-Star Game within its first seven seasons. [NHL]
  • Speaking of Seattle, they are getting closer to a name. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Did you know they All-Star Game jerseys for this year are made from ocean garbage? [ESPN]
  • Escrow appears to be the main issue the players have with the CBA. [Sportsnet]
  • Scoring is up in the NHL and everyone seems happy about it - even the goalies. [CBC]