The fun season is here. Trades. Speculation. Rumors. It’s a great time as we head towards the draft on Friday. Here are your links for today:
Taylor Hall and Brian Boyle could join some impressive company in Devils history at the NHL Awards ceremony tonight. The event begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Sportsnet. [NHL]
Not long after the draft, development camp gets underway. Here are some NCAA names that we’ll see there this year:
NCAA free agents going to #NJDevils development camp: Max Verraneau, Princeton; Bobo Carpenter, BU; Michael Kim, BC; Brett Supinski, Union— Mark Divver (@MarkDivver) June 18, 2018
And it sounds like the excitement might not be done just yet in Ottawa:
Ottawa will remain a hot spot this week. I believe Dorion is listening to interest on Karlsson and Zack Smith as a rebuild hits full stride.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) June 19, 2018
Will the Flyers trade Wayne Simmonds?
Some salary cap news:
Players could vote for same growth inflator (1.35%) used last summer. At $79 million, it is the largest single-season cap jump since 2013-14.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) June 19, 2018
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