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Storm Advisory 12/16/20: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

Jaccob Slavin’s daughter has skills, Rod Brind’Amour shares a message, and the latest hang up in the attempt to get a new season started

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This Week’s News

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  • A message from Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour:
  • Seems like a pretty accurate Tweet:
  • Jordan Martinook agrees:
  • We may have found the best Slavin there is:
  • You’ve likely seen him around basically any promotion the Hurricanes have done over the last few years and he will surely be missed around PNC Arena:
  • The Arizone Coyotes have named Cory Stillman an Assistant Coach. [Coyotes]
  • Bag of Jerks: Goaltending options, realignment, expansion draft talk, and much more. [The Athletic $]
  • Flyers’ forward Oskar Lindbolm is still cancer-free. [Philadelphia Inquirer]
  • Ranking the NHL’s top 25 under-25 players for the 2020-21 season. [ESPN+ $]
  • It appears the newest hangup for the NHL and NHLPA revolves around roster size and taxi squads. [TSN]
  • The San Jose Sharks have unveiled a special 30th Anniversary jersey that they will wear this season. [Fear The Fin]
  • Joe Thornton has been playing in the Swiss league but now it is time to head back to Toronto. [The Hockey Writers]
  • The USHL has managed to navigate the pandemic successfully so far. [SI]