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Storm Advisory 9/6/21: NHL News, Daily Links, and Roundup

Canes excited for Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Jake Gardiner to LTIR and other moves around the NHL.

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In Case You Missed It:

The Montreal Canadiens will not match the offer sheet from the Carolina Hurricanes.

Jesperi Kotkaniemi is ready for a fresh start with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Reading Assignments:

  • Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jake Gardiner is expected to miss the full season with hip and back surgeries. The Canes will be cap compliant by placing the defenseman on LTIR. [SportsNet]
  • The National Hockey League is announcing more restrictions for unvaccinated players ahead of the 2021-2022 season. [NBCSports]
  • Montreal Canadiens replace Kotkaniemi by trading a first-round pick and a second-round pick to the Arizona Coyotes for Christian Dvorak. [NHL]
  • Five questions facing the Detroit Red Wings heading into the 2021-2022 season. [NHL]
  • Carolina Hurricanes' prospect pool improves to number two after the acquisition of Kontaniemi. [$TheAthletic]
  • There is still a lot of work to come after the NHL and the IOC agree to NHL participation in the 2022 Winter Olympics. [Sports Illustrated]