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Devils in the Details - 12/5/18: Invited Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/5/18

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Devils Links

It would appear that the Devils *might* not match up well against the Lightning. Once again, the Devils got wrecked by the Lightning in a 5-1 contest on Monday. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]

Brian Boyle went on Sportsnet’s excellent 31 Thoughts podcast to talk about his career, his battle with leukaemia and more: [Sportsnet]

Devils prospect Ty Smith has been invited to Hockey Canada’s selection camp roster ahead of the 2019 2019 World Junior Hockey Championships. [TSN]

Hockey Links

No big surprise, but it’s official: Seattle has been awarded the NHL’s 32nd franchise. Seattle will begin play in the 2021-2022 season. [TSN] [Sportsnet] [NHL]

Small alignment tweak will accompany the new franchise:

The Flyers have hired Chuck Fletcher as their new general manager. [NHL]

The salary cap is expected to rise to $83 million, which would represent a 4.4 percent increase over this season’s cap of $79.5 million. [TSN]

Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.