- What should we expect from Petr Mrazek and the Hurricanes’ goalie play in 2019-20? Andrew Ahr dove into that topic yesterday. (Canes Country)
- Even after a summer with plenty of roster turn over, the Hurricanes still come in at number eight in Corey Pronman’s NHL farm system rankings. (The Athletic $)
- New year, new look for center ice at Bojangles Coliseum.
Trying out something new this year— Charlotte Checkers (@CheckersHockey) August 29, 2019
- Rod Brind’Amour is still waiting on a decision from Justin Williams’, but that hasn’t stopped him from looking at his options on this year’s depth chart. (News & Observer)
- Mike Vellucci adds “General Manager” to his list of responsibilities for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. (NHL)
- CBA things are happening, and while the NHL is likely going to opt out of the current CBA, it actually should be a sign of labor peace on the horizon.
On Sunday, the NHL has the option to opt-out of the current CBA between the NHL and the NHLPA.— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) August 29, 2019
The attached image summarizes many of the important dates for the 2019-20 NHL season pic.twitter.com/TfrZMhs0LZ
Based on progressive discussions with the NHLPA, expect the NHL to announce within a day or two it’s intent to decline its option to re-open the CBA.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August 29, 2019
- The Hurricanes announce the launch of their partnership with R&D Brewing and their creation, “Storm Brew”.