News and Notes from around the NHL and NWHL

Thursday September 13th, 2018 was an exciting day in the world of hockey. Here’s the biggest news that took place and some notes about them:

Carolina Hurricanes announced Justin Williams as their new captain. Justin Faulk and Jordan Staal will be Williams’ alternate captains.

 

 

Also the Hurricanes announced that Victor Rask will be out indefinitely due to a hand injury he suffered in his kitchen.

Tyler Seguin resigns with the Dallas Stars for 8 years with a $9.85 million AAV. Also the Dallas Stars announced in the coolest way possible as seen below:

 

Elliotte Freidman of “Hockey Night in Canada” breaks down the new Seguin contract which kicks in July 1st, 2019 below:

Arthur Staple of “The Athletic” put out an amazing article today on New York Islanders goalie Robin Lehner as he opens up about his battles with addiction and bipolar diagnosis.

 

In NWHL news, it was announced that four more players signed with teams today. Two players signed with the Minnesota Whitecaps, and one each with the Metropolitan Riveters and Connecticut Whale.

And speaking of the Whitecaps, it was announced today that TRIA will be the official healthcare provider for the team and will feature an all female medical staff.

 

Erik Karlsson traded to the San Jose Sharks by the Ottawa Senators in a massive trade.

Here are the full trade details courtesy of TSN:

 

And lastly here are the two conditions in regards to the Conditional Draft Picks potentially going to Ottawa:

Lastly, after the Karlsson trade, the Senators announced that Jean-Gabriel Pagaeu is out potentially for 4 to 6 months due to surgery to repair his Achilles’tendon, per reported by Renaud Lavoie.

 

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