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ICYMI: Devils sign Wayne Simmonds.
Ray Shero: “I certainly feel good about where we are, and there’s this excitement with P.K., Wayne and Jack Hughes. You have momentum there to be relevant. I’m looking forward to it but, again, we’ve got some work to do, but I think we’re making progress.” [NHL]
Hopefully a Devils target as the Golden Knights look to clear some cap space:
Breaking: Golden Knights looking at trade options for Nikita Gusev— Jesse Granger (@JesseGranger_) July 2, 2019
A source told The Athletic the sides are far apart in negotiations, and Vegas could deal the Russian star if they can’t fit him under the cap.
Full story- https://t.co/pAV0k6FCac @TheAthleticNHL #VegasBorn
Not much of a Taylor Hall update:
Devils GM Ray Shero said he has had contact with Taylor Hall's agent. Said they're "still on the same page" in wanting to take time to make a decision.— Abbey Mastracco (@AbbeyMastracco) July 2, 2019
Some guy signs with the Rangers:
As expected, Sergei Bobrovsky signs with the Panthers:
Florida locks up Sergei Bobrovsky for 7-years at a $10M AAV. pic.twitter.com/3IfNxJRGme— TSN (@TSN_Sports) July 1, 2019
Our old friend finds a new home:
The Canadiens have agreed to terms on a one-year, one-way contract ($1.75 million) with goaltender Keith Kinkaid.#GoHabsGo— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 1, 2019
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