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Storm Advisory 5/7/19: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

The Hurricanes have a date — and an opponent — in the Eastern Conference Final.

San Jose Sharks v Colorado Avalanche - Game Six Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Reading Assignments

  • The Hurricanes officially have an Eastern Conference Final opponent! The Canes will take on the Boston Bruins with Game 1 likely facing off Thursday night in the TD Garden. [Us]
  • Don Waddell jumped on Sirius XM to talk Canes hockey yesterday and their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals.
  • The Sedin’s seem to be enjoying their retirement from the game of hockey.
  • Governor Roy Cooper underwent an elective procedure on his back yesterday. We’re hearing that the surgery won’t end his season.
  • John Forslund jumped on the David Glenn Show yesterday to talk about the upcoming series and Don Cherry. [Hipcast] (starts around 24:00)
  • There were quite a few post-practice interviews yesterday:
  • Brind’Amour
  • Aho
  • Hamilton
  • Mrazek
  • Faulk
  • Fleury
  • McKegg
  • How does Justin Williams prepare for the Eastern Conference Final? The answer won’t really surprise you.

About Last Night

  • Last night’s Game 6 between the Boston Bruins vs. Columbus Blue Jackets decided the series as the Bruins picked up a 3-0 win in Columbus in front of an incredible effort from Tuukka Rask. The biggest talking point coming out of the series will be yet another refereeing controversy that will most likely have a direct impact on the Canes and the Eastern Conference Final. Here’s the play in question:
  • Both series in the West will go to Game 7. Gabriel Landeskog scored 2:30 into overtime to give the Avalanche a 3-2 win and tie the series at 3. Game 7 in St. Louis is tonight at 8:00 between the Blues and Stars, and the Sharks and Avalanche will get the winner-take-all spotlight on Wednesday at 9:00.

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