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Storm Advisory 10/31/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

Inside the opening of PNC Arena 20 years ago, who is the favorite for the Calder Trophy, and why the Svechnikov brothers will not meet on Friday.

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Reading Assignments

  • Chip Alexander caught up with the player who first pulled off the lacrosse goal, who was thrilled to see Andrei Svechnikov take it to the next level. [N&O]
  • An oral history of PNC Arena’s construction, including why a broomball game among the building’s contractors may not have been the smartest idea. [Hurricanes]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes Are Surging Yet Again. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Plight of the Leafs, Halloween and other reasons to be excited about the NHL. [CBS Sports]
  • Handicapping the chase for the Calder after the first month of the 2019-20 NHL season. [The Athletic $]
  • Condolences to the family of Jim Gregory, former Maple Leafs GM, longtime NHL vice president and the voice of Day 2 of the NHL draft, who passed away yesterday at age 83. [NHL]
  • Why the Detroit Red Wings dashed Evgeny Svechnikov’s dream and demoted him. [Detroit Free Press]