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Storm Advisory 6/27/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

The Canes made another trade, Roberto Luongo hangs up his pads (literally), and Tuomo Ruutu has a new job.

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Yesterday’s News Today

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  • For those who head to bed early, the Canes made a trade late last night acquiring Erik Haula from Vegas:
  • The other breaking news from yesterday is that the Canes have reached an agreement with the Greenville Swamp Rabbits to become their ECHL affiliate:
  • Roy Cooper has signed a bill allowing universities to sell alcohol at their stadiums if they so desire. This idea has been floated around for years but Tom Dundon’s desire to host an outdoor game at Carter-Finley Stadium certainly seems to have expedited the process. [N&O]
  • Bunch of Jerks night is coming to DBAP. [Durham Bulls]
  • Hockey is back at PNC Arena as prospect camp got underway yesterday:
  • It appears Sebastian Aho’s asking price has become public knowledge:
  • Roberto Luongo announced his retirement in the most Roberto Luongo way ever:
  • Luongo also shared an open letter to hockey fans explaining his decision. [Florida Panthers]
  • NHL players react to Luongo’s retirement. [NHL]
  • Seattle has chosen Palm Springs as the site of its AHL affiliate. [Seattle Times]
  • Your guide to free agency - Metro division. [ESPN]
  • 31 Thoughts: Could short-term deals break RFA stalemates? [Sportsnet]
  • Former Hurricane Tuomo Ruutu has been hired by the Rangers: