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After four years spent with the Blues organization, Martin Brodeur is moving on. What’s next for the GOAT? Is there any space for him with the Devils? Would Marty want to rejoin an organization that’s almost completely different from the one he knew? [The Athletic $]
It looks like Blake Coleman’s summer is progressing nicely:
John Hynes and Stefan Noesen participated in a special game Sunday to honor USA Hockey’s Jim Johansson by raising money for the Jim Johansson Legacy Fund and for the college fund of Johansson’s daughter. Johansson, who died unexpectedly of heart disease in January, had been a longtime executive for USA Hockey. [NHL]
Which second-year players are most likely to hit a sophomore slump this season after a good rookie campaign? The Hockey News identifies Jesper Bratt as such a player. [The Hockey News]
Update on a possible return to the NHL for Slava Voynov:
As the NHL continues to review the Slava Voynov situation, if they decide to allow the Russian Dman to return, he will probably face a suspension from the league once given approval to play.— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) August 26, 2018
League, Union and Agent all involved in the process.
NHL source says Slava Voynov has NOT been cleared to return to the NHL.— John Shannon (@JSportsnet) August 26, 2018
Just a few months ago, a bus crash claimed the lives of 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos, a junior hockey team in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League, rocking the hockey world. Today, the organization has begun training camp ahead of its new season, and a new group of players is vying to join the team’s roster, looking to help the community rebuild. [Sportsnet]
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