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Storm Advisory 7/19/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

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Expansion draft protection lists are public and there are some big names that have been exposed.

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In Case You Missed It: Carolina Hurricanes Expansion Draft protection list is public, Jake Bean and Nino Niederreiter among others have been exposed.

Reading Assignments:

  • There have been a lot of surprising players left exposed in the expansion draft, here is the full list of players protected and exposed. [ESPN]
  • NHL.com produced its own mock draft with some very interesting decisions. [NHL]
  • Carey Price’s uncertain injury status complicates the Kraken’s decision and other thoughts from the weekend. [Sportsnet]
  • Price isn’t the only shocking player available to Seattle; Vladimir Tarasenko was exposed by the Blues. [NHL]
  • Detroit’s unprotected list is an indictment on its draft history and former first-round picks. [Detroit Free Press]
  • Building for the future, which young players should the Kraken target, and which should they avoid? [$The Athletic]
  • Ahead of the NHL roster freeze, the Dallas Stars had the largest free-agent deal signing thus far. They signed defenseman Miro Heiskanen to an eight-year, $76.6 million contract. [ESPN]
  • Congratulations to former Hurricane Haydn Fleury and his wife, Jade, on the birth of their son, Wolfe Fleury