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

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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

Detroit Red Wings v Columbus Blue Jackets Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images

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Reading Assignments

  • 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:

Scoreboard

Stanley Cup Final

Series Previous Game Standings Next Game (ET)
Series Previous Game Standings Next Game (ET)
Tampa Bay Lightning vs Montreal Canadiens Lightning win 1-0 Lightning win 4-1 -