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Storm Advisory 5/6/20: NHL News, Links and Daily Roundup

Andrei Svechnikov is helping the USHL, John Isner helps Tripp Tracy check in with a few of the guys, and how do NHL players feel about potentially returning?

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We led with this story during the last Storm Advisory, and we wanted to post it again. On Monday April 20, Carolina Thunderbirds player Michael Bunn was admitted to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro after suffering a hypoxic injury to the brain.

The team has put out t-shirts for sale to help with his recovery. More information about Bunn’s condition can be found here, and you can follow this link to purchase a t-shirt.

ABC 11 published this article a few days ago detailing the situation further and we encourage you to take a look at it.

This Week’s News

Reading Assignments

  • Jordan Staal, Ryan Dzingel, and Martin Necas catch up with Tripp this week with a special appearance from John Isner. [Hurricanes]
  • The Hurricanes’ new practice facility remains on target. [Hurricanes]
  • More Canes Classics are coming your way throughout May. [Hurricanes]
  • John Forslund joined the Ovies & Giglio podcast to discuss Star Wars and hockey. Click on the May 4th episode to listen. [99.9 The Fan]
  • How Andrei Svechnikov helped USHL Muskegon become a haven for high-end Russians. [The Hockey News]
  • Speaking of the young Russian, Andrei is saying hello:
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Hello everyone from 6 feet away

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  • Say it ain’t so Jumbo Joe:
  • Five candidates to take over as the Blackhawks president including a name many of you may know. [Second City Hockey]
  • How do the NHL players feel about returning to play? The Athletic surveyed them and here are the results. [The Athletic $]
  • The U.S. may have problems restarting Canada’s sport. [Five Thirty Eight]
  • How will the new NCAA rules on endorsements impact hockey players? [The Hockey News]
  • A June draft is looking more likely by the day, here’s what it would mean for Carolina’s first round pick situation:

Lastly, check out this Miracle style speech an Emergency Department doctor gave to his co-workers: