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Storm Advisory 10/11/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

New York Rangers sign Zibanejad long term, Panthers make a trade and teams make final cuts heading into the season.

NHL: OCT 09 Hurricanes at Predators Photo by Danny Murphy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Reading Assignments:

  • The Rangers and Mika Zibanejad have agreed to an eight-year contract extension with a cap hit of $8.5 million AAV. [NY Post]
  • Alex Ovechkin’s injury is not considered to be long-term. He could start on opening night. [Washington Post]
  • Sidney Crosby returns to practice, but his status for opening day is still unknown. [ESPN]
  • Colorado Avalanche sign defenseman Jack Johnson to a one-year contract. [TSN]
  • As we head into the season, Yahoo broke down the watchability of all 32 NHL teams. [Yahoo]
  • The Penguins’ hopes rest on the play of Tristan Jarry in net. Jarry has been inconsistent in previous seasons. [$TheAthletic]