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Storm Advisory 5/31/21: NHL News, Daily Links, Roundup & Scoreboard Update

David Ayres returns to Raleigh, big name free agents, and the state of the KHL

Tampa Bay Lightning v Carolina Hurricanes - Game One Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images

Yesterday’s News

Reading Assignments

  • One shining moment from yesterday was getting to see David Ayres:
  • Caniacs from all over came together to raise nearly $10,000 for one special fan. [ABC 11]
  • Ever wondered what each Hurricanes player’s go-to song is? Vincent Trocheck fills you in. [Players’ Tribune]
  • Columbus Blue Jackets’ defenseman Seth Jones has let the team know that he plans to test free agency this summer. [Sportsnet]
  • Speaking of contracts, negotiations have gone sideways between the Edmonton Oilers and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins. [Yahoo]
  • The NHL is continuing to work on gettting a quarantine exemption from the Canadian government for the Stanley Cup playoffs. [CBC]
  • The state of the KHL in 2021: Busting myths, international expansion, crossover NHL events, more. [ESPN]
  • Is Zdeno Chara done in Washington? The Captials defenseman seemed to hint at that through social media. [BHN]


Round 2

Series Previous Game Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Previous Game Standings Next Game (ET)
#1 Colorado Avalanche vs #2 Vegas Golden Knights Golden Knights win 6-3 Golden Knights win 4-2 -
#3 Winnipeg Jets vs #4 Montreal Canadiens Canadiens win 3-2 (OT) Canadiens win 4-0 -
#3 Boston Bruins vs #4 New York Islanders Islanders win 6-2 Islanders win 4-2 -
#1 Carolina Hurricanes vs #3 Tampa Bay Lightning Lightning win 2-0 Lightning win 4-1 -