clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Storm Advisory 1/30/2020: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

New, comments

Just one more day until we get Hurricanes hockey back, thank goodness.

If you buy something from an SB Nation link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement.

New York Islanders v Carolina Hurricanes Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images

Yesterday’s News Today

Reading Assignments

  • The Athletic’s Mark Lazerus caught up with former Hurricane Bryan Bickell to discuss his health, his career and more. [The Athletic $]
  • The ECU club hockey team needs some help with funding for the postseason, and they’ve set up a GoFundMe to aid the effort. It’s always the right time to support local hockey. [GoFundMe]
  • Calling all fans of The Simpsons. The Springfield Thunderbirds will become the Springfield Ice-O-Topes on Feb. 1, and the jerseys are phenomenal.
  • Here’s a great read on Canes’ 2019 draft pick Massimo Rizzo. [BCHL]
  • The Edmonton Oilers and forward Zack Kassian will be together for the foreseeable future, as the two sides agreed to a four-year extension. [CBC]
  • Speaking of the Oilers, they clearly don’t get along with the Calgary Flames.
  • Like, they really, really don’t get along.
  • There was a report early Wednesday that the NHL’s expansion Seattle team had settled on a name: the Seattle Kraken. [RMNB]
  • However, it seems those reports were a bit premature. No team name has been decided on, but Kraken is still in the running for what it’s worth. [The Seattle Times]
  • With his 693rd career goal, Alex Ovechkin passed Steve Yzerman for ninth all time Wednesday night.
  • It feels like the Hurricanes may never return to the ice, but don’t worry, we’re only a day away. For now, enjoy Jordan Staal and Joel Edmundson battle in the ultimate competition.
  • And of course, we have #BellLetsTalk back. Bell will donate five cents towards mental health initiatives with every tweet including the hashtag, so join these Hurricanes players in helping the cause.