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Storm Advisory 9/26/19: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

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The Canes drop their preseason tilt in Nashville, the Saku Maenalanen watch ends, and training camp cuts are inbound.

Jamie Kellner

Yesterday’s News Today


Cuts Incoming

The Hurricanes will have only one practice group on Thursday, which indicates that a big round of cuts will likely be made. With just two preseason games left, Rod Brind’Amour and company will narrow down their NHL group for the veteran-heavy dress rehearsals on Friday against the Predators and Sunday against the Capitals.


Reading Assignments

  • READvolution, a program designed to increase child literacy among elementary school students, is back for its third season. (Canes)
  • Saku Maenalanen’s waiting game has ended. The Finnish forward has signed with Jokerit in the KHL. The Hurricanes retain his NHL rights.
  • An anonymous panel of NHL executives rated all 31 NHL starting goalies. They weren’t very high on Petr Mrazek, which just means he can prove himself (again) this season. (The Athletic $)
  • Aleksi Saarela, who had some choice words over the offseason about how Carolina didn’t give him enough of an opportunity last season, has been assigned to Chicago’s AHL affiliate.
  • More details of the disorderly conduct charges facing Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews have emerged... (The Athletic $)
  • Never change, Eddie Lack. Never change.