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Devils in the Details - 6/3/19: Healthy Communication Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/3/19

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Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Jack Hughes didn’t participate in the fitness testing at the combine. [NHL]

But he did speak. Here’s Jack talking at his media availability at the combine:

Did you want to watch every one of Jack Hughes’ goals in the 2018-19 season? Man, have I got a video for you.

Pierre LeBrun has a bit of an update on Taylor Hall: He says there’s been “healthy communication” between Hall and the Devils but that things haven’t yet progressed to actual negotiations. More here: [The Athletic ($)]

Taylor to the Raptors confirmed:

Didn’t see any news about Jocktan Chainey signing an ELC with the Devils, so it looks like New Jersey loses the 19-year-old defenseman’s signing rights.

Hockey Links

In Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Bruins ran the Blues out of their own building and claimed a 2-1 series lead with a 7-2 rout. [ESPN]

Our old friend Pat Maroon took less money on a one-year deal to play for his hometown team. Here’s what things have been like for him and his family during the Blues’ incredible run to the Stanley Cup Final: [NHL]

Does the NHL bear responsibility for the brain injuries its players have suffered playing the sport? Unlike the NFL, the NHL has avoided making that connection. Gary Bettman last month: “I don’t believe there has been, based on everything I’ve been told — and if anybody has information to the contrary, we’d be happy to hear it — other than some anecdotal evidence, there has not been that conclusive link.” [New York Times]

Another potential trade partner for the Leafs:

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