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Looks like the Devils will be losing a second assistant coach this offseason: Ryane Clowe will be the head coach of an expansion ECHL franchise – the Newfoundland Growlers – affiliated with the Toronto Maple Leafs. [The Telegram]
Shoutout to r/Devils on this one: This seems to be a Czech sports reporter saying that the Devils offered Patrik Elias some sort of a coaching position. Click through to the tweet to get a translation.
Před 10 dny dostal Patrik Eliáš nabídku, aby se stal jedním z koučů Devils. Tři dny to vážně zvažoval, nakonec se ale rozhodl zůstat v Česku a trénovat juniorský @narodnitym.— Robert Sára (@RobertSara_26) June 12, 2018
Here’s the full story. You’ll probably need to translate this page into English, the but the gist of it is that Elias says he was offered a position with the Devils but turned it down in favor of working with young Czech players as part of that country’s national team program (at least that’s how I read it). [iDNES]
NHL.com redrafts the first round of the 2013 draft here. Players you’ll recognize: Will Butcher at No. 17 and Miles Wood at No. 24. [NHL.com]
Will the Ducks add a jersey with a homage to their roots?
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