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This Week’s News
- Hurricanes’ Lack of Affiliation Reflects Draining of ECHL Talent Pool
- Upcoming Forecast: Carolina Hurricanes Prospect Roundup - Week of November 16-22
- The Michigan, The Svech, The Dzingel?
- It appears the Hurricanes have signed a new scout:
Sometimes, hard work pays off and dreams come true. That is something that happened to me recently.— Jokke Nevalainen (@JokkeNevalainen) November 25, 2020
I want to thank Darren Yorke and Don Waddell for giving me the opportunity to scout for the Carolina Hurricanes. I can’t wait to get started. Go Canes!
- Mike and Michael talk Thanksgiving and food on this week’s Canes Cast. [Hurricanes]
- Warren Foegele has one simple goal on his mind - to win. [SI]
- The Blackhawks have hired Kendall Coyne Schofield as a development coach. [NBC Sports]
- The NWHL has announced plans to play their season inside a bubble at Lake Placid. [The Ice Garden]
- Johnny Boychuk has decided to call it a career citing his eye injury as the main reason. [ESPN]
- Ranking the 25 best players under the age of 25, and yes you may know one or two of them. [NBC Sports]
- A January 1st start date for the NHL is looking more and more unlikely and talks come to a halt between the owners and NHLPA. [NY Post]
- As players start to informally gather around the league, there have been multiple COVID-19 outbreaks:
The Vegas @GoldenKnights confirmed to TSN that 4 players recently tested positive for COVID-19, the largest known single NHL team outbreak since March.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) November 24, 2020
Team says players have been self-isolating and are “all recovering well.”
Full statement from the organization: pic.twitter.com/j9Fu6cASzE
Hearing a “significant” number of Columbus Blue Jackets players have tested positive for COVID-19 over the last 7-to-10 days.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) November 24, 2020
The team has confirmed only that “several” players have tested positive. Team facilities have been closed since last week.
Statement from #CBJ: pic.twitter.com/m4nUkyaxYu