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Storm Advisory 8/16/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

NHLPA makes multiple recommendations ahead of the season, Canes sign draft picks, and goalie news from around the league.

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NHL: Carolina Hurricanes at Florida Panthers Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports

In Case You Missed It:

Carolina Hurricanes sign Heimosalmi, Koivunen to ELCs. They are the first draft picks from the 2021 Draft.

About Last Season: Jesper Fast 2020-21 Performance Review and Grade

Reading Assignments:

  • Florida Panthers hope that Sam Reinhart and Joe Thornton will propel them to a long playoff run. [NHL]
  • NHLPA advising players to not play in the Olympic qualifying tournaments. [Sportsnet]
  • Tuukka Rask still doesn’t have a contract, is he done in Boston? [NESN]
  • Igor Shesterkin will help smooth the goalie transition for the New York Rangers. [NY Post]
  • NHLPA strongly suggests players get vaccinated before the season. Players could have a loss of pay if they miss games due to COVID. [$TheAthletic]