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Storm Advisory 10/20/20: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

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Doc Emrick retires, Joe Thornton seeks advice from another legend and Jesper Fast has a number!

Vancouver Canucks v New Jersey Devils Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images

This Week’s News

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  • Big news broke yesterday with the announcement that Mike “Doc” Emrick, better know as the voice of the NHL, is retiring. Naturally, he voiced his own video-essay discussing his retirement:
  • Plenty of people chimed in to wish Doc a happy retirement/give their thoughts. Here are just a few:
  • Lastly, a message from the man will likely replace Emrick on NBC:
  • Here is the actual story to go along with the video put out on Emrick’s retirement. [ESPN]
  • Tripp Tracy joined Michael and Mike on Canes Cast to discuss the career of Doc Emrick. [Hurricanes]
  • Should you be panicking about your favorite teams off-season decisions so far? [SI]
  • Erik Haula has had some interest this summer as a UFA, but finding the right fit has been difficult. [The Athletic $]
  • P.K. Subban is known as one of the best NHL players and now he chimes in on social change in hockey, ‘The Last Dance,’ and how he nearly became a Pittsburgh Penguin. [ESPN]
  • Before signing his new contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, Joe Thornton got advice from Joe Montana. [ESPN]
  • Like it or not, the NHL may be forced to use bubbles for next season. [CBC]
  • Lastly, with months to go before the next season one might say the Hurricanes got this announcement out fairly Fast: