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Devils in the Details - 8/19/20: Patience Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/19/20

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Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment has announced a plan to fight systemic racism and is pledging $10 million over the next five years as part of that effort. [NHL]

Lindy Ruff is talking about being patient with his young team: “When you’re growing, we’ve got to learn how not to lose. And even more important, we have to learn how to win on a consistent basis. And when the group starts to trust each other, I’ve seen it just sort of be magical. They just all believe in each other. That’s the point I’d like to get this group to.” [NJ.com ($)]

TSN analyst and scout Craig Button joins the Speak of the Devils podcast and talks Nico Hischier, Lindy Ruff, prospects and more: [NHL]

The Athletic catches up with the Canucks side of things looking back a few years at the Cory Schneider trade and how it materialized: [The Athletic ($)]

Our own C.J. Turtoro has a guest post over at Todd Cordell’s new Devils site Infernal Access: “Does Fitzgerald’s vision for the Devils’ defense make sense?” [Infernal Access ($)]

Hockey Links

Jets star and Hockey Hall of Famer Dale Hawerchuk has died at the age of 57. [NHL]

Some great news about Canadiens head coach Claude Julien in his recovery. Julien was rushed to the hospital as he was experiencing chest pain and had surgery last week. [TSN]

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