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Storm Advisory 4/23/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

A update on a couple of injured Hurricanes, Robin Lehner blasts the NHL and the current plan for announcing teams when the NHL returns to ESPN.

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Carolina Hurricanes v Florida Panthers Photo by Eliot J. Schechter/NHLI via Getty Images

Yesterday’s News

Reading Assignments

  • A goal so nice you gotta see it twice play it on repeat all day and admire its beauty:
  • Potentially good news regarding both Petr Mrazek and Jordan Martinook:
  • Before the expansion draft this summer, the Seattle Kraken will have the opportunity to make deals with other teams for who they will take. Which six teams are the most likely to be a part of the deal making process? [The Athletic $]
  • Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Robin Lehner, an outspoken advocate for mental health awareness, blasted the NHL yesterday claiming the league promised to loosen protocols for players who had been vaccinated. [ESPN]
  • John Tortorella, who’s contract is expiring, is not expected back as the head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets next season according to a report. [1st Ohio Battery]
  • As the NHL returns to ESPN next season, many details such as announcers and on-air personalities have to be figured out. The current leading candidates and more with a lot still to be determined. [The Athletic $]
  • Many signs point to the Utica Coments changing affiliation from the Vancouver Canucks this off-season but talk is cheap in today’s world. [OD]
  • Virtual reality is now a realistic feature in NHL training regimens. [SI]