Here are your links for today:
Doesn't sound like the Devils will have Patrik Elias play in the preseason as he recovers from a knee injury: [NJ.com]
Stefan Matteau on making the big club: "It's my job to lose." [NJ.com]
Erik Johnson signed a seven-year deal with the Avs. [Puck Daddy]
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