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Marty is reportedly coming home to New Jersey. Where will he end up in the organization?
Martin Brodeur told me several weeks ago he will keep his family in St. Louis as he takes on new role with #NJdevils. Role with New Jersey to be more focused on the biz side than the Hockey side.— Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) August 28, 2018
Could groom Brodeur to eventually become a team President with the #njdevils or with a diff organization down the road— Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) August 28, 2018
Patrik Elias is on the verge of starting a new hockey career. After moving home to the Czech Republic, he’s now working as an assistant coach for the country’s U20 national team. [Elite Prospects]
Looks like no Henrik Zetterberg for the Red Wings to start the season at least:
Henrik Zetterberg tells @sportbladet that his back issues will force him to miss Red Wings training camp and the start of the season: "I have not been able to train and I can not play NHL matches without being well prepared, especially not at my age." https://t.co/tS6I6tboZF— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) August 28, 2018
Habs captain Max Pacioretty confirmed this week that he hasn’t had any contract negotiations with the Canadiens. Pacioretty is entering the final year of his contract with the team. Don’t expect him to be with the team long-term, reports Sportsnet. [NHL] [Sportsnet]
Tod Leiweke, CEO and president of the prospective Seattle expansion franchise, says his group is going to make a presentation to the league Oct. 2. Will the franchise get the nod then? [Sportsnet]
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