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Storm Advisory 8/20/19: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

It’s new white jersey day! Plus, the latest existential crisis that will undoubtedly consume the Canes’ front office whole.


Reading Assignments

  • Today’s the day for a new road sweater:
  • The Hurricanes confirmed the obvious when they announced their theme nights for next season. One would think that they wouldn’t advertise a White Out with the team wearing jerseys that the owner has said he can’t stand, right?
  • Sebastian Aho and Teuvo Teravainen are representing the Canes on the NHL’s European media tour, and that means hashtag content!
  • NHL Network’s list of the top 20 defensemen included precisely zero Hurricanes players. This did not sit well:
  • Chase Priskie signing with the Canes is validation for the team’s approach and shows that their success last season has lasting effects. [The Hockey News]
  • Now that Don Waddell is back in the fold, we can turn our attention to the next existential crisis: how much of the Canes’ front office will Ron Francis poach? [Seattle Times]
  • Who makes the cut on the Canes’ all-decade team? [ESPN]
  • A couple of signings yesterday: Valeri Nichushkin to the Avalanche and Josh Ho-Sang and Michael Dal Colle re-up with the Islanders.