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It appears the Devils are at least somewhat interested in free agent forward James van Riemsdyk:
A number of teams in the East, including NJ, NYR and BOS, have expressed interest in James van Riemsdyk. Unclear when decision comes, but he has plenty of options.— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) June 28, 2018
News on our new Devils goaltending prospect:
The official CHL site said 11 am ET, but it was off by an hour. #NJDevils draft pick Akira Schmid was selected at No. 20 by the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the WHL. Lethbridge made the WHL conference finals last season, but has an opening in net. https://t.co/JNieEEvIrv— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) June 28, 2018
Because there’s just about nothing as interesting as #TavaresWatch as we inch toward July 1, here’s another article about John Tavares and the possibility of the first superstar player leaving his original team since Scott Niedermayer left us. Will it happen? [TSN]
Will the Blackhawks be able to move Marian Hossa’s contract?
Sounds like #Hawks renewed efforts to move Marian Hossa’s contract in last few days. Hossa, 39, has three years remaining at $5.25 million in one of those back-diving deals and league proved his medical condition worthy of LTIR exception this season.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) June 28, 2018
And will the Oilers be able to trade Milan Lucic?
Some rumblings #Oilers have deal in place to move Lucic. We shall see— Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) June 28, 2018
Veteran forward Rick Nash is unsure if he’ll return to the NHL next season. [Sportsnet]
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