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Storm Advisory 7/7/21: NHL News, Daily Links, Roundup & Scoreboard Update

The NHL mourns the loss of Matiss Kivlenieks, the end of an era for NBC and the debate for the next inductees to the Hockey Hall of Fame

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  • Everyone around the National Hockey League is mourning the loss of Columbus Blue Jackets’ goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks:
  • The details around Kivlenieks’ passing are tragic as it appears the cause of death was related to a firework incident at Manny Legace’s house in Michigan. [ESPN]
  • The Seattle Kraken have hired Jay Leach and Paul McFarland as assistant coaches. [NHL]
  • As the expansion draft creeps closer, the Nashville Predators are hoping to strike a deal with Kraken General Manager Ron Francis. [NHL]
  • The NHL’s top prospect leaning to stay at Michigan next season. [Daily Union]
  • Joel Eriksson Ek has signed an eight-year extension with the Minnesota Wild. [ESPN]
  • The Fort Wayne Komets have captured the 2021 Kelly Cup. [ECHL]
  • Sedins? Zetterberg? Nash? Luongo? Who is next for the Hockey Hall of Fame? [The Athletic $]
  • Doc Emrick summarizes the relationship between the NHL and NBC like nobody else can:


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