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Storm Advisory 8/5/20: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

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The Canes complete the sweep, Seattle is outperforming Vegas and an updated look at the league-wide results

Carolina Hurricanes v New York Rangers Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/Getty Images

Yesterday’s News Today


Reading Assignments

  • The Canes finished off the Rangers last night which means they are advaNCing to the next round:
  • Also, Canes Twitter is the best:
  • Go inside the Canes locker room with Jordan Martinook and Rod Brind’ Amour after their victory last night:
  • The Hurricanes don’t need extra games to close out the Rangers. [N&O]
  • The Lundqvist era effectively ends as Carolina eliminates the Rangers. [The Hockey News]
  • This was written before the sweep, but it’s still relevant. With Andrei Svechnikov set to ‘God Mode’, the Hurricanes are a Stanley Cup threat. [The Hockey News]
  • How the bubble leagues are getting it right and what we on the outside can learn. [The Athletic $]
  • Jake Muzzin has to be taken off the ice on a stretcher during the Leafs vs Blue Jackets game on Tuesday. Thankfully he was conscious and moving all his extremities before going to the hospital. Update: He has been released from this hospital as of this morning. [ESPN]
  • Seattle Kraken devour Knights’ expansion launch mark. [ESPN]
  • We’ll wrap up today with one more look at this absolutely incredible, filthy, dirty, nasty, NSFW, unbelievable, outlandish, and downright astonishing goal from Sebastian Aho:
  • Lastly, if anyone has anything they’d like to add to Brian’s package just let us know:

Results Roundup

Eastern Conference Round Robin

Standings Record Next Game
Standings Record Next Game
Philadelphia Flyers 3-0-0 N/A
Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1-0 N/A
Washington Capitals 0-1-1 8/9 vs Bruins 12pm
Boston Bruins 0-2-0 8/9 vs Capitals 12pm

Eastern Conference Qualifiers

Series Standings Next Game
Series Standings Next Game
Pittsburgh Penguins vs Montreal Canadiens Canadiens Win 3-1 N/A
Carolina Hurricanes vs New York Rangers Hurricanes Win 3-0 N/A
New York Islanders vs Florida Panthers Islanders Win 3-1 N/A
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Columbus Blue Jackets Series Tied 2-2 8/9 at 8pm

Western Conference Round Robin

Standings Record Next Game
Standings Record Next Game
Vegas Golden Knights 3-0-0 N/A
Colorado Avalanche 2-0-1 N/A
St. Louis Blues 0-2-0 8/9 vs Stars 3pm
Dallas Stars 0-2-0 8/9 vs Blues 3pm

Western Conference Qualifiers

Series Standings Next Game
Series Standings Next Game
Edmonton Oilers vs Chicago Blackhawks Blackhawks Win 3-1 N/A
Nashville Predators vs Arizona Coyotes Coyotes Win 3-1 N/A
Vancouver Canucks vs Minnesota Wild Canucks Win 3-1 N/A
Calgary Flames vs Winnipeg Jets Flames Win 3-1 N/A