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Storm Advisory 9/5/20: NHL News, Daily Links and Scoreboard

Jaccob Slavin joins a new NHL committee, Patrik Laine rumors, and Paul Maurice Digs In with Tripp Tracy

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Jamie Kellner

This Week’s News

Reading Assignments

  • If you find yourself with nearly three hours of free time, this one is sure to deliver. Paul Maurice Digs In with Tripp Tracy:
  • Jaccob Slavin will be featured on a new Player Inclusion Committee formed by the NHL. [Hurricanes]
  • Tweetmail is back and this week Michael Smith is discussing the offseason, upgrades, and routines. [Hurricanes]
  • Nothing has been officially announced by any party involved, but it appears it’s a sure thing that the Charlotte Checkers will now be an affiliate of the Florida Panthers. [Florida Hockey Now]
  • Speaking of the Panthers, they have hired Bill Zito to be their new General Manager. [ESPN]
  • Among other changes going on throughout the league, the Pittsburgh Penguins announced their new assistant coaches:
  • The Winnipeg Jets may be looking to move Patrik Laine, but who would be good suitors to land the Finn? [SI]
  • Laine trade talk, Canadiens moves, the goalie market and more. [The Athletic $]
  • Has the bubble life warped the on-ice officiating? [ESPN]
  • If one team has set the example of what a perennial powerhouse should look like it is the Tampa Bay Lightning. But how did they get to this point? [ESPN]
  • A catering company is suing NHL bubble residence Hotel X for $60-million — alleges it was tossed for company with hockey ties. [The Star]
  • Did you buy tickets through Stubhub before COVID-19 hit and have been having trouble getting a refund? You’re not alone. [The Athletic $]
  • What we are hearing about the 2020-21 NHL season as of now. [ESPN]

Scoreboard Update

Eastern Conference Round 2

Series Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Standings Next Game (ET)
#1 Philadelphia Flyers vs #6 New York Islanders Series Tied 3-3 9/5 at 7:30pm
#2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs #4 Boston Bruins Lightning Win 4-1 N/A

Western Conference Round 2

Series Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Standings Next Game (ET)
#1 Vegas Golden Knights vs #5 Vancouver Canucks Golden Knights Win 4-3 N/A
#2 Colorado Avalanche vs #3 Dallas Stars Stars Win 4-3 N/A