Here are your links for today:
Here’s a translated interview with the newest New Jersey Devil, defenseman Egor Yakovlev, about his expectations for moving to the NHL: [The Hockey Writers]
And here’s what the Devils scouting staff has to say about Yakovlev: [NHL.com]
Devils prospects Marian Studenic and Colby Sissons are playing in the Memorial Cup tournament. Here’s how they’re doing so far: [NHL.com]
We get a Game 7! The Capitals and Lightning will play a winner-take-all game for the Eastern Conference Final and a chance to play for the Stanley Cup. [Sports Illustrated]
The Islanders have named Lou Lamoriello as the organization’s president of hockey operations. Will he be able to get John Tavares to sign on the dotted line? [New York Times] [Newsday]
It sounds as if the Sharks and Evander Kane are narrowing in on a contract. If these terms are true, it would seem to make it difficult for San Jose to sign John Tavares.
Hearing the Sharks and Evander Kane have agreed to a long-term contract extension. Numbers may be in the 7-years 7-million per range.— Irfaan Gaffar (@sportsnetirf) May 22, 2018
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