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Storm Advisory 4/14/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Jordan Staal reaches 1000 games, Jani Hakanpaa gets a number and breaking down the winners and losers of the trade deadline

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This Weeks News

Reading Assignments

  • We’ve got plenty of Jordan Staal 1000 games related stories and while many are similar, they are each worth their own read and include interviews with players around the league. [NHL] [WRAL] [N&O] [The Athletic $]
  • Which Staal brother has the best flow? That and more in this week’s Tweetmail. [Hurricanes]
  • Carolina Hurricanes forward Jordan Martinook has forged a special bond with a 12-year-old fan who has Down Syndrome. [ABC 11]
  • Get your hands on a replica of the gift the Hurricanes gave Jordan Staal for his 1000th game:
  • Newcomer Jani Hakanpaa will wear number 58 for the Canes:
  • Learn all about Hankanpaa’s journey to North America from this article by The Athletic written back in March 2020. [The Athletic $]
  • Trading a former first round pick is never easy, but the trade involving Haydn Fleury was about much more than just skill level. [The Athletic $]
  • Get info on all the trade deadline deals with this trade tracker. [ESPN]
  • Who were the winners and losers of the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline? [CBS]
  • How the NHL trade deadline impacted the Seattle Kraken’s expansion draft. [The Athletic $]
  • NHL trade deadline Twitter reaction: A tweet for every team. [Sportsnet]
  • The Canadian Hockey League has canceled Memorial Cup this year due to COVID-19. [Wavy]
  • Vegas Golden Knights’ defenseman Zach Whitecloud is proud of his indigenous background. [NBC]