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Storm Advisory 8/9/20: NHL News, Daily Links and Scoreboard

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Vlogging in the bubble, what the Canes are doing to kill time during their layoff, and the Brind’ Amour family Digs In With Tripp

Carolina Hurricanes at BMO Field Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images

Yesterday’s News Today


Reading Assignments

  • Tripp Tracy’s Diggin In With Tripp series has wonderful addition to the Caniac (and NHL) fan base. This week he brings us a special edition with the Brind’ Amour family:
  • Have you been wondering what the Canes have been up to during their down time in between series? Here’s a good look inside their bubble life. [Hurricanes]
  • In that same theme, the Canes have had to work hard to stay busy during this time. [NHL]
  • The Detroit Red Wings could really be haunted by NHL’s second draft lottery. [DFP]
  • Is the window closing for the Pittsburgh Penguins? Sidney Crosby thinks it may be. [NHL]
  • For the next GM, the Florida Panthers’ weaknesses are obvious. The solutions are not. [The Hockey News]
  • The Importance of fit for top picks, taking a look at the best spots for Alexis Lafreniere and comparing them to other examples including Andrei Svechnikov. [The Athletic $]
  • Toronto Maple Leafs depth goalie Kasimir Kaskisuo has been daily vlogging his experiences inside the bubble. This is the first video in his series and it gives you a very unique perspective in to their life right now. There are five videos currently up on his page:

Scoreboard Update

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

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