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Storm Advisory 5/5/21: NHL News, Daily Links and Roundup

Alex Nedeljkovic is making strides in the NHL, Rod Brind’ Amour’s extension seems near and the controversy that is Tom Wilson.

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Yesterday’s News

Reading Assignments

  • The New York Rangers issued a strong response to a lack of suspension for Capitals forward Tom Wilson following his actions against Artemi Panarin on Monday:
  • In case you missed it, Wilson was fined $5k for this:
  • A few hockey personalities weighed in on the Wilson situation:
  • Elliotte Freidman gives us his latest edition of 31 Thoughts where he mentions he believes a verbal agreement is in place between the Hurricanes and Rod Brind’ Amour but the hold up still surrounds getting Brind’ Amour’s staff signed. He also dives in to the Tom Wilson situation. [Sportsnet]
  • Alex Nedeljkovic is among a wave of inexperience goalies proving their worth in the NHL this season. [NHL]
  • Love him or hate him, Tom Wilson knows what the NHL wants. [The Athletic $]
  • Former NHL All-Star (and noted tough guy) John Scott weighs in on the NHL’s decision to only fine Wilson. [USA Today]
  • There hasn’t been much to be happy about in Buffalo this season, but for one night it was all smiles. 28-year-old career minor leaguer Michael Houser won his first ever NHL start in his first pro game since March 2020. [Sportsnet]
  • The Seattle Kraken are officially a member of the NHL and they are digging deep to add Seattle flavor to their in-game experience. [NHL]