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Storm Advisory 1/27/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

John Forslund finds a new home, the Canes get back on the ice and 10 hilariously ridiculous Wayne Gretzky stats that will blow your mind

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This Week’s News

Reading Assignments

  • Jordan Staal and the Hurricanes got back to work on Tuesday as they prepare to hit the ice Thursday. [Hurricanes]
  • Breaking down the updated Hurricanes schedule now that multiple games have been rescheduled. [Hurricanes]
  • Jeremy Bracco has been placed on unconditional waivers by the Canes as they intend to terminate his contract. [Hurricanes]
  • When the Hurricanes take the ice on Thursday their lineup will be missing many regulars. So what might the lines look like? Sara Civian takes a look. [The Athletic $]
  • It’s official, John Forslund is taking his talents to the Pacific Northwest:
  • There was always a feeling these two would end up together again once Tom Dundon let Forslund walk:
  • A detailed look at how Forlsund found his new home and how he can help introduce hockey to the Seattle community. [The Athletic $]
  • Five NHL GMs share insight into their team’s COVID-19 delays and how they plan to deal with this new challenge. [The Athletic $]
  • Sources are saying that Ex-Arizona Coyotes GM John Chayka suspended through 2021. [ESPN]
  • A crazy scene unfolded last night for the Vegas Golden Knights as their entire coaching staff was placed on COVID protocol forcing GM Kelly McCrimmon to serve as coach. [CBS]
  • Everyone knows how great Wayne Gretzky was, but here are 10 hilariously ridiculous stats to help illustrate just how dominant he was. [SI]