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Storm Advisory 8/31/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

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John Isner weights in on uniforms, Evander Kane talks racism in hockey, and the NHL decides to not opt out of the CBA.

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Jamie Kellner

Editor’s note: we’re taking the weekend off before things really crank up next week. We’ll be around if any news breaks (ahem, Mr. Williams), but otherwise, enjoy your holiday weekend and keep an eye on the storm!

Social Media Roundup

  • Hurricanes fan John Isner gave his opinion on the new away uniforms:
  • The NHL will not opt-out of the CBA. The NHLPA now has an opportunity to do so if they wish.
  • Flower has a new dome:

Reading Assignments

  • More detail on the NHL’s decision to not opt-out of the CBA. [ESPN]
  • The top 10 players in the Metropolitan Division, which includes a name you may recognize. [NHL]
  • Evander Kane believes hockey is far behind other sports when it comes to it’s awareness of racism. [Mercury News]
  • Six ways the NHL can improve the atmosphere inside the arena. [ESPN]
  • Should NHL teams play their defense-first players in the most high-stakes defensive moments? [The Athletic $]