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Storm Advisory 1/18/20: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

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Tripp Tracy goes shopping, a bunch of 12-year-olds do their best Svech, and the end is apparently near for David Backes.

NHL: OCT 29 Flames at Hurricanes Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

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  • Remember when Tripp Tracy gave credit to his skinny tie for the Hurricanes’ win over the Coyotes? Here’s the shopping spree, co-starring Petr Mrazek, that produced the fashion icon.
  • You know a player’s trademark move has made it when kids at local rinks are trying it for themselves, and that’s where The Svech is at these days. [Sports Illustrated]
  • To wit:
  • Want to leave a get-well card for Dougie Hamilton? Big Mike from the Hurricanes promotions team has your hook up:

I have gotten a lot of messages from people saying they want to do cards for Dougie so let's do it! Anytime during this...

Posted by Mike Whiting on Friday, January 17, 2020
  • Jack Drury’s play has gone to another level for Harvard since he returned from the World Juniors. [NHL.com]
  • The JetsMathieu Perreault was the recipient of a Jake Virtanen elbow on Thursday, and he was less than thrilled about it when he spoke to the media the next day. [Winnipeg Free Press (free reg. required)]
  • Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet suddenly has business in St. Louis to attend to next weekend:
  • The end might be near for David Backes, who the Bruins tried to trade without success and finally put on waivers yesterday. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]