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Devils in the Details - 5/12/21: The Season, Mercifully, is Over Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/12/21

NHL: MAY 10 Devils at Flyers
Have we seen the last of Alain Nasreddine as a Devils coach?

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Devils Links

The season, mercifully, has come to an end. After jumping out to a 2-0 lead, the Devils gave up the next four goals to the Flyers on Monday night, and the season, as John put it, ended with a whimper. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NorthJersey.com]

With their season over, the Devils had their annual all-too-early clean out day with plenty of interviews and inspiring thoughts about the future. Lots of videos posted on the team’s website right now from that, if you’re so inclined: [NHL]

And if you’re looking for a traditional written piece summing up the season and what’s ahead, here’s one from The Athletic: [The Athletic ($)]

The Devils nominee for the Masterton Trophy is Scott Wedgewood:

Hockey Links

The Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin on Saturday, even as the Canucks play out their regular season into next week. [NHL]

After some pointed comments from Jack Eichel on Monday referring to a disconnect between him and the Sabres, it certainly appears that he might have played his last game for Buffalo. Here’s TSN’s Pierre LeBrun: “Well, first I think it’s important to stress that his camp, led by agent Peter Fish, hasn’t actually officially asked for a trade, sources confirm on this day. Although I think Jack Eichel’s comments perhaps will do the trick from Monday’s availability.” [TSN]

This is, and I cannot emphasize this enough, the best:

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