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Storm Advisory 6/30/21: NHL News, Daily Links, Roundup & Scoreboard Update

The final NHL Awards get announced, Seattle finds an AHL affiliate and a familiar face finds a new job in South Florida

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Tampa Bay Lightning v Carolina Hurricanes - Game Five Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images

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  • We had a few more NHL Awards announced yesterday:
  • Here are the breakdowns on both the Norris Trophy and the Calder Trophy which had relevance to a couple Hurricanes players:
  • A new 31 Thoughts shines some light in to the future of both Warren Foegele and Jordan Martinook. [Sportsnet]
  • Go inside Eric Staal’s whirlwind of a season from his trade to Buffalo, the potential trade back to Carolina, and ultimately ending up in Montreal playing for the Stanley Cup. There is commentary from each of his brothers and his parents that make this a great read. [The Athletic $]
  • ESPN has announced its plan to broadcast Seattle’s Expansion Draft as well as the NHL Draft in July on ESPN2. Yes, you read that right. ESPN is showing us already that it values the NHL at the same level as legendary ESPN2 sports such as darts, cornhole, and arm wrestling. [RMNB]
  • Speaking of Seattle, the Kraken have announced a partnership with the Charlotte Checkers for the upcoming season as they await their own AHL team to be ready in 2022-23. [NSJ]
  • Former Hurricane Tuomo Ruutu is heading to South Florida to become an assistant coach with the Panthers. [Panthers]
  • The Edmonton Oilers have reached an agreement with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on an eight-year extension. [ESPN]
  • A formal investigation has been opened into the sexual assault allegations against former Chicago Blackhawks video coach Bradley Aldrich. [CST]


Stanley Cup Final

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