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Devils in the Details - 8/17/20: More Nas? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/17/20

San Jose Sharks v New Jersey Devils Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Shoutout to our guy P.K. for being named as a finalist for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy:

Sounds like Nas will be sticking around:’s Mike Morreale with a Q&A talking about his pick for No. 7 and a few other thoughts on the first round: [NHL]

Hockey Links

A surprising decision: Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has decided to leave the NHL bubble and return to his family. [Sportsnet] [TSN]

An awful-looking injury for Andrei Svechnikov:

If you liked this expanded playoff format … don’t get too attached. Here’s Elliotte Friedman: “We’ve all enjoyed watching this and I was hoping it would create the momentum for the possibility of seeing this in the future… but this is not looking like it’s going to happen. There doesn’t appear to be the momentum for it and it doesn’t look like it’s something that’s going to be tacked on to future NHL seasons.” [Sportsnet]

Speaking of Elliotte Friedman, you’ve probably seen his Joe Thornton-esque beard. He’s shaving it off and raising money for charity. If you want to donate, here’s your link:

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