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Storm Advisory 1/8/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

The Hurricanes agree to share their AHL team, Sami Vatanen inks a new deal, and the worst kept secret in Raleigh is finally out

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This Week’s News

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  • Tweetmail is back with questions about jersey schedules, camp, and the taxi squad. [Hurricanes]
  • The Hurricanes have hit halfway through training camp as their season quickly approaches. [Hurricanes]
  • The AHL is undergoing some major changes as teams choose to opt-out of their upcoming season. Due to this the Hurricanes and Nashville Predators have entered in to an agreement to share the Chicago Wolves. [Hurricanes]
  • Did you cut the cord and are wondering how to watch Canes games this year? You aren’t alone. Here’s an ultimate guide on how to watch every game. [Hurricanes]
  • Speaking of watching games, the worst kept secret in Hurricanes history is officially out of the bag. Mike Maniscalco will replace John Forslund on play-by-play this year and Abby Labar will handle reporting duties. [Hurricanes]
  • A few reactions after the news officially broke:
  • We may have to wait a little while for the Svechnikov vs Svechnikov contest and it appears Evgeny is injured:
  • Five high-profile pending UFAs to watch during an uncertain 2021 season. [The Athletic $]
  • Predicting the top 100 players for the upcoming NHL season. [ESPN+ $]
  • Sami Vatanen is returning to New Jersey on a one-year deal. [All About The Jersey]
  • The Boston Bruins have announced Patrice Bergeron will replaced Zdeno Chara as captain. [Bruins]
  • On the note of Bruin talk, Tuuka Rask has opened up about his decision to leave the bubble. [Boston]
  • Who makes up the pre-season All-Central Division team? NHL dot com writers debate. [NHL]
  • Lastly, lets take a second to consider just how ludicrous this ask is from the Jets:
  • AND just to calm any fears, Hurricanes reporter from The Athletic Sara Civian set the record straight: