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Storm Advisory 6/25/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

Today is RFA qualifying offer day, Stars and Flyers make a trade, and Jack Hughes meets Operaman.

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NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Toronto Maple Leafs Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday’s News Today

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Many Canes fans are still scratching their heads over last night’s trade. So, why’d it happen, Pierre LeBrun?

Worth listening to Rod Brind’Amour on the Canes Corner Podcast in light of the deal. Among other things, he details why it’s important that Jake Bean and Haydn Fleury get a fair shot at a place on the roster. [WRALSportsFan (audio)]

Craig Custance is more bullish than most fans on this deal, and also continues to express optimism that the Canes and Petr Mrazek will eventually come to terms. [The Athletic ($)]

Attention today will turn to the Canes’ restricted free agents - RFAs. Brett has the essential info below:

  • Patrick Marleau believes he can play beyond next season. []
  • Stars get Ryan Hartman from Flyers in trade for Tyler Pitlick. [ESPN]
  • Devils’ top pick Jack Hughes meets Adam Sandler at Yankees game. []
  • 2019 NHL Free Agency: Ranking the top 15 unrestricted free agents set to hit the open market. [CBS Sports]
  • Joe Pavelski visiting teams this week, latest on Marner talks and more. [The Athletic $]
  • Who makes the 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class? [ESPN]
  • Will success as coach help Rod Brind’Amour’s Hall of Fame case as player? [News and Observer]