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Storm Advisory 8/7/20: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

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Dougie Hamilton returns to practice, Jaccob Slavin and Joel Edmundson join local radio shows and learn the origins of Mike Maniscalco’s Dear Gussy call.

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

Yesterday’s News Today


Reading Assignments

  • Kings at the top of the throne:
  • Dougie Hamilton was back at Canes practice yesterday. [Hurricanes]
  • Curious where “Dear Gussy” came from? Catch up on Canes Cast to find out. [Hurricanes]
  • The Hurricanes have extended their furloughs as PNC Arena continues to sit empty. [TBJ]
  • Jaccob Slavin joined Josh Graham from The Drive in Winston-Salem to discuss his daughter’s adoption and bubble life. [The Drive]
  • Joel Edmundson hopped on a different local radio network to talk about his experiences in the bubble. [730 The Game]
  • Completing the radio hat trick, Haydn Fleury joined a show in Edmonton to talk bubble life. [TSN]
  • Has Matt Murrayed play his final game in a Penguins uniform? [The Athletic $]
  • Three things to blame the Edmonton Oilers’ struggles on. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Should the NHL expand their playoffs going forward? Making a case for and against the hot topic. [ESPN]
  • We’ll find out what team that was a playoff team, but now is no longer a playoff team, wins the first overall pick on Monday (and if that still makes no sense to you how a playoff team is no longer a playoff team and can win the first overall pick... join the club):

Scores Roundup

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

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

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

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