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

Sebastian Aho becomes the youngest Hurricane to reach 100 goals, another coach gets his walking papers, and Ron Francis speaks out.

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NHL: OCT 26 Sharks at Hurricanes Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Yesterday’s News Today


  • After four seasons, the San Jose Sharks fired Peter DeBoer as head coach. Former Hurricanes defenseman Bob Boughner takes over as interim coach.
  • Ron Francis spoke for the first time since the Bill Peters news broke, explaining his reasoning for extending Peters’ contract despite what he knew. [Seattle Times]

Reading Assignments:

  • Akim Aliu’s experiences have opened everyone’s eyes to the issues with hockey culture. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Guy Lapointe, the Hall of Fame defenseman for the Montreal Canadiens has been diagnosed with cancer. [NHL]
  • Zdeno Chara just became everyone’s favorite player.
  • Pierre LeBrun breaks down the NHL’s December Board of Governors meetings [$TheAthletic]
  • Fired Dallas Stars head coach, Jim Montgomery, says there will be a time that he talks - but it won’t be now. [WFAA Dallas]
  • So why hasn’t Steve Yzerman changed coaches despite the Red Wings being a dumpster fire? [MLive]