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Storm Advisory 10/18/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

A former Cane has a run-in with the NHL drug testing program, and are the Canes in the trade market already?

Jamie Kellner

Yesterday’s News Today

  • Our roundup of the Metro Division highlighted the solid competition the Canes are facing early on in the standings. [Canes Country]

Reading Assignments

  • Former Cane Valentin Zykov was the main story in the NHL yesterday, and it was not for something positive. He and the Vegas Golden Knights will now deal with the ramifications of his 20-game suspension.
  • The Canes have reassigned Brian Gibbons back to Charlotte. NO corresponding move has been announced proceeding tonight’s tilt with Anaheim.
  • Pierre LeBrun is reporting that the Canes are on the prowl for a “top-9” winger on the trade market. Speculation has included Josh Ho-Sang and Jesse Puljujarvi.
  • And, who can resist a GIF of Canes prospect Dominik Bokk making plays?
  • The NHLPA put together a Q and A with Jaccob Slavin that shows off the genuine nature of the Canes young, budding superstar. [NHLPA]
  • Canes Jerseys Back, Alright! The Canes are auctioning off custom jerseys worn by the Backstreet Boys during their performance at PNC Arena two months ago. [WRAL Sports Fan]
  • Chase Priskie chose the Hurricanes as a college free agent this summer. He laid out his reasons in an interview for the Charlotte Checkers team site. [Checkers]