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Storm Advisory 7/11/2019: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

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The Charlotte Checkers find their new head coach, Ferland signs, and Matt Cullen bids farewell.

Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments:

  • The Charlotte Checkers find their new head coach in Ryan Warsofsky, who becomes the youngest head coach in AHL history. [Canes Country]
  • The analytics department of The Athletic breaks down the 10 best contracts in the NHL. [$The Athletic]
  • Former Carolina Hurricane Matt Cullen announced his retirement. He won Cups with both the Canes and the Pittsburgh Penguins, and scored his final NHL goal for the Penguins against the Hurricanes on March 31. [$The Athletic]
  • Another former Carolina Hurricane made news. Micheal Ferland signed with the Vancouver Canucks yesterday. The four-year, $14-Million contract is a little less than the Evander Kane money that he wanted. He will bring a physical edge to the Canucks and can also play on their top line. [Sportsnet] [Sporting News]
  • Zdeno Chara just became the NHL’s oldest active player. [Yahoo Sports]