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Storm Advisory 12/10/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

The Hurricanes head out west, Chris Chelios opens up about drinking during a game due to Mike Babcock, and the NHL announces plans to help prevent situations like what occurred with Bill Peters

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Yesterday’s News Today

Social Media Roundup

  • The Hurricanes took to the community to help students purchase gifts for the holidays:
  • A couple of former Checkers players finally got their Calder Cup championship rings:
  • It appears this season’s Winter Classic is on pace to be one of the largest hockey events ever. Despite what the NHL and NBC may think, it appears people actually do care about more teams than just Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, or New York:
  • Gary Bettman addressed the NHL’s plan to prevent situations like the Bill Peters case from happening:
  • Also:

Reading Assignments

  • The Carolina Hurricanes are ready to embark on their upcoming lengthy road trip. [Hurricanes]
  • The Minnesota Wild appear to be the front runners for the 2021 Winter Classic and you’ll never guess who the one of the leading candidates to play against them is. Hint: it’s one of the four mentioned above (sigh). [The Athletic $]
  • Are the 2019-2020 Detroit Red Wings the worst team of the salary cap era? [The Hockey News]
  • Speaking of the Red Wings, Chris Chelios tells a story about how he drank beer during the 2009 Winter Classic after Mike Babcock benched him. [Detroit Free Press]
  • Technology is getting a second chance to make NHL games more broadcast-friendly. [Las Vegas Sun]
  • Who is the more exciting player in the NHL today? [NHL]