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Yesterday was Scott Niedermayer’s birthday. In honor of that, we should take a brief moment and appreciate a truly iconic moment in Devils history (as if you needed an excuse):
How bad will the Golden Knights be this season? Perhaps a better, more relevant question to us: Will the Devils be worse? [PHT]
John Tavares’s contract situation is going to be one of the league’s more interesting storylines this season until the Islanders get him signed. What’s the whole situation really about?
Everyone I've talked to maintains this is not about $. All about wanting to see how things progress with arena/team before committing.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) August 29, 2017
Amid ongoing Tavares speculation, Tavares camp confirms financial specifics have not been discussed to this point of the process.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) August 30, 2017
As the NHL season approaches, so does the fantasy season. Here’s NHL.com’s list of its top 250 rankings: [NHL.com]
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