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Storm Advisory 1/13/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

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Hockey is finally back!

NHL: JAN 12 Hurricanes Training Camp

This Week’s News


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  • Hockey is back! While the Hurricanes have to wait one more day to hit the ice, there is a triple-header today on NBCSN:
  • The Hurricanes have announced their taxi squad (mostly). Morgan Geekie, Steven Lorentz, and Max McCormick are the forwards with Jake Bean and Joakim Ryan on defense. The team will either use Alex Nedeljkovic or the recently re-aquired Anton Forsberg as their third goalie depending on if Nedeljkovic clears waivers today. [Hurricanes]
  • The Captain Jordan Staal joins Canes Cast this week and the Hurricanes prepare to start the season. [Hurricanes]
  • The Canes have a blueprint for goalie rotation success. [Hurricanes]
  • A huge congrats to the Fleury family!
  • Speaking of congratulations being in order, another huge congrats to former Hurricane Eddie Lack!
  • And speaking of former Hurricanes, Lee Stempniak has a new job:
  • Evander Kane has joined a sad list of athletes who have filled for bankruptcy as he is facing $26.8 million of debt. [The Athletic $]
  • 27 NHL players, including 17 Dallas Stars members, have tested positive for COVID-19. [NBC]
  • Gary Bettman says he expects the NHL to lose billions during the shortened, mostly fan-less, season. [ESPN]
  • The Boston Bruins will honor Willie O’Ree, the NHL’s first Black player, by retiring his jersey on February 18th. [ESPN]
  • Jay Bouwmeester, who experienced a cardiac episode during a game last February, has announced his retirement. [NHL]
  • On the same weekend there was supposed to be outdoor hockey in Raleigh, there will be outdoor hockey in Lake Tahoe: