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Storm Advisory 8/9/2019: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

The Great BBQ War rages on, a ton of NHL audio to get you to the weekend, and more hockey news from around the league.

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Jamie Kellner

Reading Assignments

  • The BBQ Wars rage on. This time we kicked off the Specialty round along with the second round of the Pulled Pork bracket.
  • The head of NHL Player Safety, George Parros, joined the 31 Thoughts podcast to discuss his role and the processes of the department. [Sportsnet]
  • Local fans and fans league wide weigh in on their confidence in each organization’s front office. This time there is a new team in last - and the Hurricanes are inspiring a bit of confidence. [$TheAthletic]
  • ESPN broke down the winners and the losers of the NHL TV schedule. Guess what, the Hurricanes are not mentioned despite making it to the ECF. [ESPN]
  • Zach Werenski expects to re-sign before the start of Columbus Blue Jackets training camp. [TSN]
  • The Hurricanes announced the date and time of the annual Caniac Carnival next month. [Carolina Hurricanes]
  • It was Carolina Hurricanes day on the David Glenn Show yesterday. The podcast features multiple Canes-centric guests in each of their three hours: Mike Maniscalco in the host’s chair, Michael Smith and Patrick Dwyer in hour 1, Jaccob Slavin and Rob Simpson in hour 2, and John Forslund in hour 3. [Hour 1] [Hour 2] [Hour 3]
  • Hey, it’s Rod Brind’Amour’s birthday! You can deliver a cake to the PNC Arena weight room at any point today.
  • Chris Kreider’s future with the New York Rangers is still up in the air. The forward is entering the last year of his deal and will be a UFA at the end of the year. [NHL]