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Storm Advisory 4/15/20: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

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Today we join the rest of the NHL community in mourning the tragic loss of Colby Cave

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Jamie Kellner

This Week’s News


We’d like to start this off by wishing our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family of Colby Cave. The Edmonton Oilers forward tragically passed away on April 11th, 2020.

Cave played in 67 NHL games split between the Boston Bruins and the Oilers. The Oilers released the following statement following his passing. [Oilers]


Reading Assignments

  • The Colby Cave Memorial Fund has been established by the family of Cave and the Edmonton Oilers. [NHL]
  • Fans lined up to honor Cave in Edmonton and Saskatchewan this week. [Oilers]
  • Former Hartford Whaler Tom Webster has passed away:
  • Dougie Hamilton is at 100 percent should the NHL season resume. [NHL]
  • Don Waddell says the Hurricanes are ready to play with no fans or a limited capacity should it come to that. [ESPN]
  • The Hurricanes are hosting a Fans’ Choice Storm Surge Tournament and want your vote. [Hurricanes]
  • An update on player’s health, staying ready, and Rod Brind’ Amour’s home gym. [The Athletic $]
  • Episode two of Checking in with Tripp features Brady Skjei, Vincent Trocheck, and Joel Edmundson. [Hurricanes]
  • Speaking of Tripp, he sat down with Chris Mason to discuss The Svech:
  • Former Hurricane Kris Versteeg has decided to retire:
  • The NHL is getting neutral-site playoff pitches from all around North America. [ESPN]
  • NHL Seattle has raised over $1 million for COVID-19 assistance. [Yahoo Sports]
  • NHL playoff scenarios run the gamut of where, when and how. [AP]
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  • Lastly, a message from our #OneCarolina friends in Charlotte: