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It has been a newsy few days here for the Devils.
Jeremy Davies has signed his ELC:
#NJDevils news you’ve all been waiting for:— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 3, 2019
New Jersey agrees to terms with defenseman Jeremy Davies (JDavies_4) on a two-year, entry-level contract starting with the 2019-20 season.https://t.co/FYv8cbtVh2
And the organization has hired The Athletic’s Tyler Dellow as Vice President of Analytics:
The Devils announced today that Tyler Dellow has been hired as Vice President of Analytics.https://t.co/l4MgDcVKHW— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 3, 2019
If you missed it, here’s Dellow talking about joining the Devils: [The Athletic ($)]
The Hurricanes clinched their first playoff spot in a decade with their 3-1 win over the Devils on Thursday night. The Devils clinched top three lottery odds. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
We’re No. 29th or 30th!
The Sabres also won tonight, meaning the Devils will finish either 29th or 30th in the NHL standings. They’re guaranteed top-three odds at the draft lottery, and they’ll pick no lower than 6th in June’s draft— Chris Ryan (@ChrisRyan_NJ) April 5, 2019
The race for the Jack Adams Award looks to be wide-open. Who takes it home? [Sportsnet]
Jack Hughes? Kaapo Kakko? Here’s TSN’s Top 15 2019 NHL Draft Rankings, ahead of the Draft Lottery, which I might remind you, is less than a week away, on April 9. [TSN]
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