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Storm Advisory 4/28/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

The Hurricanes clinch, Tom Dundon gives an update on Rod Brind’ Amour’s contract and inside the new TV deal between Turner Sports and the NHL.

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Yesterday’s News

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  • Who doesn’t love the following Tweets?
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  • For Rod Brind’ Amour, it’s about so much more than just making the playoffs:
  • Speaking of Brind’ Amour, a quick update on his contract status:
  • If you want to listen to Dundon’s entire interview on The Bob McCown Show you can do that here. [TBMS]
  • Are you a betting person? If you are the Carolina Hurricanes should have a ton of value for you. [NYP]
  • The Hurricanes’ slow and steady strategy has finally produced a Stanley Cup contender. [THW]
  • The big news around the NHL this week is the league will officially be dropping NBC as a TV partner starting next year as Turner Sports swooped in and picked up the league’s ‘B’ package. [NHL]
  • Until the very last minute many did not believe Turner Sports to be heavily involved with the NHL’s TV rights discussion. How did this come together and what does it mean for you going forward? [The Athletic $]
  • The NHL is preparing on how to deal with the Canadian border lock down once the semi-finals in the playoffs begin. [ESPN]
  • Chicago Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw has announced his retirement from the NHL due to lingering concussion symptoms. [ESPN]
  • Tim Thomas was a household name back in 2011 and then he completely disappeared following his retirement in 2014. Now he’s slowly making his way back in to the hockey world in a different way. [The Athletic $]