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Devils in the Details - 6/15/20: Tales of Confusion Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/15/20

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Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Over at the New York Post, Larry Brooks reports on some tidbits about the Devils hiring process right now: “We’re hearing tales of confusion within the Devils hierarchy as ownership and its proxies continue to conduct interviews for the GM position that continues to be filled on an interim/acting basis by Tom Fitzgerald.” [New York Post]

Hey, look! Ice! The scene at the RWJBarnabas Health Hockey House as the Devils prepare to allow players to skate:

Why not sign Mitchell Hoelscher and Xavier Bernard? What should we expect of Nolan Foote in the near future? Those questions and more in this Devils mailbag: [The Athletic ($)]

Travis Zajac speaking with the media on getting back on the ice, the long layoff ahead, the captaincy, Alain Nasreddine and more: [NHL]

Hockey Links

Las Vegas will be designated as one of the hub cities to host the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

Another look at the age-old question of “What’s a draft pick worth?” by The Athletic’s Dom Luszczyszyn: [The Athletic ($)]

The NHL’s calendar year ends on June 30 and work visas expire then. Players who need their visas extended into the postseason are being “strongly encouraged” to return to the United States or Canada by June 21 to allow for working out visa issues, Elliotte Friedman reports. [Sportsnet]

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