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Storm Advisory 8/26/2019: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

Curling in Raleigh, Pat Maroon gets a new team, and the Greenville Swamp Rabbits reach a deal with the Florida Panthers.

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Jamie Kellner

Social Media Roundup:

  • Svech is ready!
  • We have a Sergei Samsonov sighting:
  • It appears the Hurricanes are starting to get together a plan just in case Justin Williams decides to retire:
  • The Greenville Swamp Rabbits announced yesterday that they have entered in to an agreement with the Florida Panthers to also be their ECHL affiliate. The Panthers and Hurricanes will both be able to send players to Greenville as needed. This is nothing new for the big league clubs as both teams shared the Florida Everblades as an ECHL affiliate from 2005-2010.
  • Curling Night in America at the Raleigh IcePlex was a great success:
  • Pat Maroon has a new team:

Reading Assignments

  • What’s next for Evgeny Kuznetsov following his IIHF suspension? [The Athletic $]
  • PK Subban and Lindsey Vonn got engaged over the weekend. [OK Magazine]
  • The ten most likely NHL teams to receive major help from a rookie this year. [The Hockey News]
  • The RFA dilemma has the NHL locked up with lots of decisions still to come. [Buffalo News]
  • The San Jose Sharks will sink or swim based off goaltending this season. [NBC Sports]
  • Inside the discussions on marijuana in the NHL. [The Athletic $]
  • The Ottawa Senators will continue to have no captain. [NHL]