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Storm Advisory 3/25/2019: NHL News, Rumors, Links and Daily Roundup

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Svechnikov makes history, Chubby needs your vote, and the Canes go fishing

Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • In case you’ve ever wondered what sweet victory sounds like in Cree, we gotcha covered:
  • With his game winner Andrei Svechnikov set some Hurricanes history:
  • Former Canes head coach Kirk Muller shared his favorite place to visit in Raleigh before last night’s game:
  • They tried to injure him. They called him names. But black hockey pioneer Bob Dawson didn’t get even – he got organized. [The Hockey News]
  • Time for the best headline of the day: Is Load Management Feasible in the NHL? [Sportsnet]
  • The 2019 NCAA Men’s ice hockey tournament participants have been announced. Adam Fox will represent the Canes as Harvard takes on Massachusetts in round one. [NCAA]
  • Chubby and the rest of the AHL mascots want your vote! [AHL]

Stalking the Standings

The Canes took care of their own business by defeating Montreal last night. One would have liked for the Canes to have avoided overtime but they will gladly take the two points and move on. Elsewhere, the Capitals defeated the Flyers 3-1 meaning there is no way the Canes can catch them in this upcoming home and home series. The Islanders took down the Coyotes 2-0 and the Blue Jackets throttled the Canucks 5-0.

  • Metro 1: Washington Capitals: 76 GP, 96 points, 104 pt pace, 40 ROW
  • Metro 2: New York Islanders: 76 GP, 95 points, 103 pt pace, 40 ROW
  • Metro 3: Pittsburgh Penguins: 76 GP, 93 points, 100 pt pace, 39 ROW
  • WC 1: Carolina Hurricanes: 75 GP, 91 points, 99 pt pace, 40 ROW
  • WC 2: Montreal Canadiens: 76 GP, 88 points, 95 pt pace, 38 ROW
  • 9th: Columbus Blue Jackets: 75 GP, 86 points, 94 pt pace, 39 ROW

Tonight’s Rooting Guide

With only one game on the schedule of interest to the Canes, we can all put on our Blue Shirts and root for the Rangers tonight.

  • Rangers over Penguins