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Storm Advisory 7/31/2019: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

Paul Fenton is fired, Patrick Dwyer is hired, and of the Nino Niederreiter trade we’ll never be tired.

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Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • Yesterday’s news today: Former Carolina Hurricane Patrick Dwyer has been hired as an assistant coach for the Charlotte Checkers. Dwyer most recently played for Belfast Giants in England. [Canes Country]
  • New Seattle GM Ron Francis is starting the long scouting and team building process by attending the WJSS. [NHL]
  • Fighting has dropped to historic lows in the past few seasons. Is it a focus on skill or harsher rules? [ESPN]
  • The Carolina Hurricanes lost another piece in the front office. This time it is Assistant GM Brian Tatum who left the Canes to join Teamworks.
  • A year after declining the position of General Manager with the Hurricanes, Paul Fenton has been fired as the General Manager of the Minnesota Wild. [$TheAthletic]
  • Fenton lost the trade with the Hurricanes (it was one for one, you’ll recall), but there were many more moves that were made while he was at the helm. Here are his defining moments. [Sportsnet]
  • A familiar face is scouting the Canes Give Back program, and also finding little ones skipping out on chores.