We have reached that point in the summer where the news slows down considerably. Nevertheless, there will always be ... something to discuss. So here are your links for today:
Taylor Hall talks about what seems to be an inevitable Erik Karlsson trade and his thoughts on the Devils’ offseason: [Sportsnet]
With the excitement of free agency and the draft in the organization’s rearview mirror, where do the Devils stand heading into next season? NHL.com’s series examines New Jersey: [NHL]
Behind the scenes at Blake Coleman’s own new hockey camp “Coleman Combine”: [The Athletic ($)]
Artemi Panarin has reportedly given the Blue Jackets some sort of a Sept. 13 deadline for working through “business matters” before training camp and the season begins. Will a sign-and-trade happen? [The Athletic ($)]
As we’ve hit the summer doldrums, TSN’s Travis Yost picks up an interesting question: Is counterattacking a more successful strategy on home ice? [TSN]
Jaromir Jagr, the ageless wonder, is gearing up to begin the upcoming season with his Czech team Kladno. He is 46 and still going. Ah, the memories. [PHT]
Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.