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

Patrick Marleau’s special night, junior hockey cancellations and the Hurricanes social media team wins again

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Yesterday’s News

Reading Assignments

  • ICYMI last night Martin Necas kinda attempted to pull off The Svech:
  • Also from last night, the Hurricanes’ social media team was at it again:
  • The Hurricanes remain hopeful that Teuvo Teravainen is close to returning to the lineup, but how would that impact the team? [The Athletic $]
  • There are big questions that need to be answered this off-season for the Canes in regards to unrestricted free agents. Do both Brock McGinn and Jordan Martinook get re-signed? What happens in goal? Then there is the Dougie Hamilton situation. Breaking down the odds of re-signing each of them. [THW]
  • The WHL has canceled their playoffs due to COVID-19 restrictions. It remains to be seen what this means for Seth Jarvis being able to return to the AHL. [TSN]
  • On the Eastern side of Canada, the OHL has now canceled their season completely due to COVID restrictions. [NHL]
  • Congrats to Patrick Marleau on breaking the all-time record for games played. Re-live some of his special night:
  • Have you noticed certain goalies around the NHL wearing a new brand of pads called True Hockey? Less CCM pads? You’re not crazy. 37 goalies made this switch (sorta) this season. Find out why here. [The Athletic $]
  • The New Jersey Devils have informed Binghamton that they will be relocating their AHL team elsewhere. It appears to be relocating to Utica which would mean the Vancouver Canucks would need to find a new AHL team. [WBNG]
  • Here’s how the NHL’s hard salary cap will affect the Kraken in its first season. [ST]