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Missed this one last week, but here’s a look at the group that’s pulling together the information that’ll determine who the Devils will take at each pick in the draft: [NHL]
Nothing too groundbreaking in Elliotte Friedman’s latest 31 Thoughts column, but, as always, it’s a good read with a bunch of interesting tidbits. Among them: Friedman seems to think that Jacques Lemaire will join Lou Lamoriello in some capacity with the Islanders. [Sportsnet]
Will Lou and the Islanders make a move for a goaltender this offseason? [TSN]
These two don’t really seem to fit, in my mind, but here you go:
Ilya Kovalchuk in California this weekend. Visited with the LA Kings yesterday and will meet with the Sharks tomorrow.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 9, 2018
This would seem to be a logical move for the Sharks though:
There’s a “strong possibility” the #SJSharks will buy out the final year of Paul Martin’s contract, I’m told. That would gain the Sharks approximately $2.8 million in cap space for next season. Buyout period begins shortly.— Kevin Kurz (@KKurzNHL) June 9, 2018
Let’s check in on Stanley Cup champion Alex Ovechkin. Looks like he’s doing just fine.
Alex Ovechkin doing a keg stand out of the Stanley Cup, living his best life pic.twitter.com/0qX6cpuTLf— Spittin' Chiclets (@spittinchiclets) June 9, 2018
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