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Devils in the Details - 10/4/17: Day One Edition

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Devils Links

Get ready, kiddos, it’s OPENING DAY! It’s HERE!

The Devils have announced their roster for the start of the 2017-18 season: two goaltenders, eight defensemen and 12 forwards and one Nico. [NHL.com]

The Devils and their fantastic gray track pants took a trip to West Point this past weekend as part of a team bonding experience. A recap:

Brian Boyle has begun treatment for his chronic myeloid leukemia and is unsure when he’ll begin practicing with the team. It’s not looking like he’ll be in the lineup on Saturday. [NJ.com]

Hockey Links

Buffalo GM Jack Eichel has signed star center Jack Eichel to a big ol’ contract extension:

Finally! The Flames have signed the legend Jaromir Jagr to a one-year contract. [Sportsnet]

More Jagr:

The Blackhawks will be allowed to place forward Marian Hossa on injury reserve because of his skin condition. [PHT]

Noted New Jersey Devils fan and Puck Daddy editor Greg Wyshynski is leaving Yahoo Sports. [Puck Daddy] [GregWyshynski.com]

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