Here are your links for today:
A good look at what Lindy Ruff’s last few weeks have been like and the challenge that lies ahead for him: [The Athletic ($)]
The Devils are loaning Marian Studenic to HC Slovan Bratislava in the Slovak Extraliga. He’ll be recalled ahead of the 2020-2021 training camp. [NHL]
Here Matt Loughlin catches up with your favorite Patrik and mine, Patrik Elias, about his life right now, Hockey Hall of Fame consideration, coaching and more: [NHL]
Habs coach Claude Julien was hospitalized because of chest pain on Wednesday and is not expected to be back with the team soon. [NHL]
Really interesting story looking at the art of how we get the artificial crowd noise that you hear on the broadcasts: [Sportsnet]
Preds defenseman Dan Hamhius is retiring after 16 seasons and 1,148 games in the NHL. [NHL]
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