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The Devils have announced their assistant coaching hires: Rick Kowalsky, who had been serving as head coach of the Binghamton Devils, and former NHLer Mike Grier. [NHL] [NHL]
With Kowalsky’s call-up, the Devils will now be looking for a coach for the AHL team:
Statement from #BingDevils GM Tom Fitzgerald regarding the search for a new head coach. pic.twitter.com/xTKjqCebnK— Binghamton Devils (@BingDevils) July 24, 2018
In a recent appearance on NHL Network, Blake Coleman talked about the usual offseason topics AND announced that he’s launching his own line of pickle juice. How great is that.
Get engaged: ✅— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) July 24, 2018
Sign new contract: ✅
Create own pickle juice line:
It's been quite the summer for @BColes25! pic.twitter.com/QrDLVDSFSu
The Capitals are bringing back defenseman Brooks Orpik on a one-year, $1 million with $500,000 in performance bonuses. Yes, this is the same Brooks Orpik who the Capitals flipped to the Avalanche earlier this summer. [TSN]
Brooks Orpik was traded from Washington to Colorado along with Philipp Grubauer on June 22nd.— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 24, 2018
Colorado then bought out the final season of Orpik's contract on June 24th.
Orpik now returns to the #Caps on a 1 year deal worth $1,000,000. https://t.co/mAAhwHqZcA
Looking back, here's what the June 22nd trade between Washington & Colorado now looks like after today's news:— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 24, 2018
G Philipp Grubauer
2018 2nd RD pick
$4,000,000 in cap space https://t.co/sOUdx7JQeW
The Islanders have signed RFA Brock Nelson to a one-year $4.25 million deal. [TSN]
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