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Devils in the Details - 2/12/21: Steps in the Right Direction Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 2/12/21

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NHL: JAN 31 Devils at Sabres
Our guy Yegor Sharangovich is off the list.
Photo by John Crouch/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Well, here we are still sitting around twiddling our thumbs. Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

COVID-19 updates for the team. Baby steps:

Should the Devils trade Will Butcher? What’s Miles Wood’s ceiling in the NHL? Those questions and more in The Athletic’s Devils-centric mailbag: [The Athletic ($)]

Hockey Links

Some new COVID-19 protocols for the league, including more rapid testing on game days, reconfiguring seating arrangements for previously infected players and more: [ESPN]

It appears there is some appetite for tweaking the draft lottery. Pierre LeBrun: “...we assume from talking to other people around the league, that it’s probably going to augment the chances of the bottom teams of getting that first overall pick.” [TSN]

The Bruins will retire Willie O’Ree’s No. 22 next year:

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