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Storm Advisory 3/10/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

A new broadcasting partner emerges for the NHL, vaccine tracking, and Jordan Staal shines while Eric Staal goes on the trade block

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Yesterday’s News Today

Reading Assignments

  • Jordan Staal - Offensive Juggernaut:
  • You may have seen Matt Moorefield driving an Olympia around PNC Arena, now hear him discuss the Hockey Diversity Alliance, inclusion, and what it takes to keep NHL ice in prime conditions in this week’s Canes Cast. [Hurricanes]
  • The speed and skill of Martin Necas was showcased last week as he earned the NHL’s Third Star of the Week award. [Hurricanes]
  • In an under-the-radar move last week, the Canes signed goaltender Beck Warm to an entry-level deal. The goalie had been impressing folks while playing for the Chicago Wolves so the Hurricanes decided to give him a chance. [Hurricanes]
  • Is the NHL going back to ESPN? Reports are indicating that the league has reached a seven-year deal with the sports station. [USA Today]
  • The NHL and the NHLPA have no plans to track players’ COVID 19 vaccinations. [ESPN]
  • Everyone loves to predict All-Star rosters but since there isn’t an All-Star Game this year, what if you predicted the All-Disappointment Game roster. [The Athletic $]
  • Eric Staal has had a rough start to his season, just as the entire team in Buffalo has to put it nicely, meaning he’s a likely candidate to be traded before the deadline. But where to? [Yahoo]
  • It’s appearing more and more likely that there will be changes to the NHL Draft Lottery system: