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Storm Advisory 8/23/2019: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

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Bill Guerin’s path ahead, Jaccob Slavin on a football field and the eye-popping new PNC scoreboard.

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  • Don’t know if this is foreshadowing of what’s to come, but regardless it’s extremely on brand:
  • Well, that’s certainly big:
  • Why were Jaccob Slavin and Bill Burniston at the N.C. State practice facility yesterday, you ask?
  • Evgeni Kuznetsov has received a 4-year ban from the IIHF for testing positive for a banned substance. [IIHF]
  • UPDATE: Links to statements on Kuznetsov situation: [NHL] [Capitals/Kuznetsov]
  • The NHL’s 31-in-31 series continues with the Pittsburgh Penguins. [NHL]
  • A look at who could be snatched away from teams in Seattle’s expansion draft. [The Hockey News]
  • Speaking of Seattle, they’re setting a target for hiring a coach and the could reveal their name at the All-Star Game. [NHL]
  • P.K. Subban gave out his cell number, so text him. [NHL]
  • Speaking of Subban, he’s currently in Montreal raising money for charity. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Could things actually be easy for new Wild GM Bill Guerin? [Star Tribune]