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Storm Advisory 9/1/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

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The Jesperi Kotkaniemi dilemma continues, history is made in the ECHL, and college hockey returns to Alaska

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Reading Assignments

  • Could we be close to an NHL to the Olympic’s announcement?
  • To match, or not to match: Exploring both sides of the Montreal Canadiens’ Jesperi Kotkaniemi dilemma. [The Athletic $]
  • The ECHL’s Cincinnati Cyclones have hired Jason Payne, who becomes the only current Black head coach in North American pro hockey. [ESPN]
  • Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel is expected to have surgery soon and potentially be able to return to action in December. [Forever Blueshirts]
  • Team Canada brought home the 2021 Women’s World Championship over Team USA. [SI]
  • College hockey is returning to Anchorage, Alaska thanks in part to contributions made by the Seattle Kraken. [SI]
  • A new Netflix documentary features hockey’s ‘Bad Boys,’ the Danbury Trashers as fans flock to the series. [News Times]