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Storm Advisory 12/28/20: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

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Mike Hoffman and Craig Anderson sign PTO contracts and a pair of trades affect the Carolina Hurricanes’ new division.

NHL: Montreal Canadiens at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Reading Assignments:

  • There were a couple of transactions that happened this weekend over two different leagues and one involving the Canes.
  • Free agent, Mike Hoffman finally signed with a team. He signed a PTO with the St. Louis Blues. The PTO part is to get around cap implications. They will be able to have him on the roster on opening day. [St. Louis Blues]
  • The Washington Capitals have signed goaltender Craig Anderson, to a PTO contract after the Henrik Lundqvist news. [Sportsnet]
  • The Athletic has been running a series about how they would run teams. This edition focuses on the Hurricanes. [$The Athletic]
  • The Ottawa Senators made another trade, this time with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The trade will allow the Lightning to get under the cap after they could not move Tyler Johnson.
  • In case you missed it, here are the announced rule changes for the 2020-2021 season. [NHL]