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Storm Advisory 8/14/20: NHL News, Daily Links and Scoreboard

The Canes even their series, great news from the Carolina Thunderbirds, and it’s mock draft time!

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Yesterday’s News Today

Reading Assignments

  • Canes Twitter never lets us down as proven by their post after the Canes win last night:
  • It also appears Tom Dundon covered Rod Brind’ Amour’s $25k fine:
  • It’s mock draft time! Find out who the NHL writers think the Canes will take at #13. [NHL]
  • Want a playoff rally towel since you can’t get one for free at PNC Arena this year? All your playoff gear including towels are on sale now:
  • We have great news to pass along about Carolina Thunderbirds player Michael Bunn:
  • What The Rangers Are (Probably) Getting in Alexis Lafreniere. [Blueshirt Banter]
  • Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien was hospitalized yesterday with chest pains. He will not return during their current series with the Flyers leaving Kirk Muller as the interim head coach. [ESPN]
  • 10 thoughts after the second phase of the NHL Draft Lottery. [The Athletic $]
  • Longtime NHL defenseman Dan Hamhuis is hanging the skates up:

Playoffs Roundup

Eastern Conference Round 1

Series Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Standings Next Game (ET)
#1 Philadelphia Flyers vs #8 Montreal Canadiens Flyers Lead 3-2 8/21 at 7pm
#2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs #7 Columbus Blue Jackets Lightning Win 4-1 N/A
#3 Washington Capitals vs #6 New York Islanders Islanders Win 4-1 N/A
#4 Boston Bruins vs #5 Carolina Hurricanes Bruins Win 4-1 N/A

Western Conference Round 1

Series Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Standings Next Game (ET)
#1 Vegas Golden Knights vs #8 Chicago Blackhawks Vegas Wins 4-1 N/A
#2 Colorado Avalanche #7 Arizona Coyotes Avalanche Win 4-1 N/A
#3 Dallas Stars vs #6 Calgary Flames Stars Win 4-2 N/A
#4 St. Louis Blues vs #5 Vancouver Canucks Canucks Lead 3-2 8/21 at 9:45pm