In Case You Missed It
- About Last Season: Steven Lorentz
- Hurricanes Prospects Mailbag: Draft Edition
- About Last Season: Derek Stepan
- The Hockey Hall of Fame unveiled its class of 2022, with still no Rod Brind’Amour. [NHL]
- The Chicago Wolves celebrated their Calder Cup win on Tuesday.
Your AHL Calder Cup champions! pic.twitter.com/UicM2CjoHx— Sarah Avampato (@WriteSaidSarah) June 28, 2022
- Wolves’ goaltender Alex Lyon got hit with a rare celebration suspension for uhh...a certain gesture.
Note: Don’t flip the double bird after winning the Calder Cup. pic.twitter.com/XwSxsp4wk3— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) June 28, 2022
- But there’s a good chance Lyon isn’t the only member of the Wolves who will face some postseason punishment, as head coach Ryan Warsofsky once again let some people know his feelings on the officiating.
Ryan Warsofsky: "if you watched those Stockton, Rockford, Milwaukee series, those refs sucked."— Sarah Avampato (@WriteSaidSarah) June 28, 2022
You go get that second fine, legend.
- Some needed upgrades and renovations are coming to PNC Arena. [N&O]
- Also, an update on Jake Gardiner.
Spoke to Don Waddell before today's Centennial Authority meeting about Jake Gardiner. He said D-man is skating again and should be ready for training camp.— Chip Alexander (@ice_chip) June 29, 2022
- One final mock draft from the folks over at NHL . com. [NHL]
- 15 possible offseason trade candidates to keep an eye on. [SN]
- The Golden Knights are filling out their coaching staff. [SN]
And finally, SB Nation is currently doing a company wide NHL mock draft. While the Hurricanes don’t have a first-round pick — meaning we at Canes Country aren’t exactly participating — it’s still a fun look at who SB Nation sites think their team should select. Here’s every pick so far, with more updates to come in the next Storm Advisory:
- Pick 1: Shane Wright, Center, Montreal Canadiens (Eyes on the Prize)
- Pick 2: Logan Cooley, Center, New Jersey Devils (All About the Jersey)
- Pick 3: Juraj Slafkovsky, Forward, Arizona Coyotes (Five for Howling)
- Pick 4: Simon Nemec, Defenseman, Seattle Kraken (Davy Jones Locker Room)
- Pick 5: David Jiricek, Defenseman, Philadelphia Flyers (Broad Street Hockey)
- Pick 6: Cutter Gauthier, Center, Columbus Blue Jackets (The Cannon)
- Pick 7: Joakim Kemell, Forward, Ottawa Senators (Silver Seven)
- Pick 8: Matthew Savoie, Center, Detroit Red Wings (Winging it in Motown)
- Pick 9: Conor Geekie, Center, Buffalo Sabres (Die by the Blade)
- Pick 10: Kevin Korchinski, Defenseman, Anaheim Ducks (Anaheim Calling)
- Pick 11: Jonathan Lekkerimaki, Forward, San Jose Sharks (Fear the Fin)
- Pick 12: Frank Nazar, Center, Columbus Blue Jackets (The Cannon)
- Pick 13: Marco Kasper, Forward, New York Islanders (Lighthouse Hockey)