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Devils in the Details - 8/2/19: Helpless No More Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/2/19

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Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Will Butcher has signed a three-year contract with the Devils, avoiding an arbitration hearing.

You’ll probably need Google Translate to read this one, but here’s Nikita Gusev talking about becoming a Devil, what he’s doing to learn English and plenty more. This feels like a good summary of this summer: “New Jersey is probably the best off-season - Subben, Hughes, Simmonds, now (Gusev). In the new season, they will not be helpless anymore….” [Championat]

If you’re looking to make some money on a long shot Stanley Cup winner, might the Devils be a team to put some dough on? [Sportsnet]

Hockey Links

It’s official: The Rangers have bought out Kevin Shattenkirk:

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Among the candidates for Minnesota’s vacant general manager job? Former Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli. We need this. He and former Flyers GM Ron Hextall have interviewed for the job. [The Athletic ($)]

An old friend is retiring:

Is retirement in sight for Alex Ovechkin? A recent quote from the Great Eight might have Caps fans worried. Ovi has two more years left on his contract. [Pro Hockey Talk]

There will be plenty of issues to look at in the upcoming CBA negotiations. One that you have to think will be considered: LTIR and how teams have circumvented the beloved spirit of the CBA using it. [TSN]

Billionaire Alex Meruelo took over as majority owner of the Coyotes this week. [Sportsnet]

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