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Storm Advisory 4/12/2019: NHL News, Rumors, Links, and Daily Roundup

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It was a night to remember for Andrei Svechnikov, and the Checkers hit half a hundred.

NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments

  • Andrei Svechnikov made history last night in the Hurricanes comeback attempt.
  • Still a confident group moving forward:
  • A really, really, really deep dive on the goaltending matchup in the series. [NHL.com]
  • The Checkers won their 50th game thanks to an Aleksi Saarela OT winner. [Checkers]
  • The league and the players association announced a partnership with Great Clips. [NHL]
  • The Leafs started strong against the Bruins and took Game 1 4-1. [Sportsnet]
  • Former Hurricanes coach Bill Peters and the Calgary Flames took Game 1 thanks to a Mike Smith shutout. [TSN]
  • The Golden Knights will receive some reinforcements as Nikita Gusev will join them.
  • The NHL kicked off the Draft Class podcast to get you all caught up on the 2019 NHL draft. [NHL]