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Devils in the Details - 4/17/19: Trading No. 1? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 4/17/19

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It sounds like the Canucks are very interested in the idea of trading up to take Jack Hughes and unite him with his brother Quinn and have reportedly checked in with the Devils about what it would take to make that happen. What sort of a trade would have to happen (this is not going to happen) for the Devils to ship out the No. 1 pick? [The Athletic ($)]

Some goalie news:

It appears that Jesper Bratt will play for Team Sweden at the World Championships:

The Devils look to the SHL:

Hockey Links

The unthinkable has happened. The Blue Jackets, who had never won a playoff series before this one, have swept the Lightning, winners of an NHL-record 62 games this season. That might just be the worst playoff collapse we’ll ever see.

Hats off to Lou and the Islanders, who swept the Penguins in the first round:

Nazem Kadri will miss the rest of the first round:

Joe Thornton misses one game:

Alain Vigneault is back in the Metropolitan Division:

Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.