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You can hear from Ray Shero and Hugh Weber talking here on the 31 Thoughts Podcast reacting to the Devils winning the No. 1 overall pick. Not anything terribly groundbreaking, but here you go: [Sportsnet]
We’ll be reading a lot about Jack Hughes over the next couple months. Here’s a Sportsnet longform look at the young player who’s likely to be the the pick at No. 1: [Sportsnet]
Rumblings about the Yak:
It's believed that #NJDevils Yegor Yakovlev is set to return to the KHL this summer. Rumblings out of Russia point towards him signing with Metallurg Magnitogorsk once his NHL deal expires.— Aivis Kalniņš (@A_Kalnins) April 10, 2019
Don’t forget about Ty. Over at The Athletic, Corey Masisak takes a look at the ascending defensive prospect and what he’ll bring to the Devils: [The Athletic ($)]
Unsurprisingly, it sounds like Todd McLellan will be a hot commodity on the coaching market. He has yet to make a decision about his future, according to TSN. [TSN]
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