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The 2018 Devils Development Camp is rolling out on the ice.
And here’s some video of Ty Smith in action:
Presumably RE: Erik Karlsson rumors, no Travis Zajac has not been asked to waive his no trade clause, according to the Fourth Period:
There are some pretty silly reports/rumours out there, so temper your expectations/hopes. For example, Travis Zajac has a full NTC and has not been asked to waive it.— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) July 10, 2018
The Lightning have signed Nikita Kucherov to an eight-year, $76 million contract extension. The deal carries a $9.5 million AAV and will make Kucherov his team’s highest paid player beginning in the 2019-2010 season. [TSN]
Patrick Maroon is headed to St. Louis, and on a bit of a discount too:
It is finally official. Maroon has signed a one-year, $1.7 million with the Blues— Jim Thomas (@jthom1) July 10, 2018
SAINT LOUIS!!!! Wow! Excitement is an understatement! Can’t wait to join the @StLouisBlues this is a dream come true!! To wear this jersey in front of you guys is going to be the best feeling!! Can’t wait to join the boys! See you in October Blues fans!!! -The Big Rig— Pat Maroon (@patmaroon) July 11, 2018
It appears that Max Pacioretty’s time with the Canadiens is coming to an end: The Habs have reportedly informed him they won’t be extending his contract.
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