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Devils in the Details - 6/29/20: Draft Order Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/29/20

2020 NHL Draft Lottery Photo by Bruce Bennett/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Elliotte Friedman with some additional reporting on Lindy Ruff as a coach candidate and on if Tom Fitzgerald is getting the GM job: “I don’t know. I honestly don’t know. It would seem to me the answer to that question would be yes, but I honestly don’t know. I heard they were interviewing some people as recently as last week, so until we get a final announcement, I don’t know what to say to that, I really don’t. It would seem to indicate yes, but I don’t know for sure.” [Sportsnet]

31 Thoughts this week has a brief mention of what we’ve heard about the Devils and the six other teams not heading back to play getting some sort of exhibition games to stay fresh: [Sportsnet]

A look at the story of how Devils assistant coach Mike Grier, one of a small handful of Black NHL coaches, made it to where he is today: [The Athletic ($)]

Hockey Links

ICYMI: The draft order that we know so far after the lottery on Friday night.

Members of the Hockey Diversity Alliance talk about what it’s like being minorities in a predominantly white sport: [TSN]

Might we see a hockey game with the Egyptian pyramids as a backdrop? Get acquainted with the push to get Egypt into the IIHF (with New Jersey connections!): [The Hockey News]

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