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Former Devils netminder and current Director of Goaltending Development Scott Clemmensen joins Matt Loughlin and Chico Resch on the team’s Speak of the Devils podcast to talk goaltending: [SoundCloud]
A slice of life moment here: Tom Fitzgerald stopped out at a tryout camp put on by the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders of the USHL this weekend with his 18-year-old son Brendan, who was trying out for the team. [Cedar Rapids Gazette]
We’re down to four teams left in the playoffs, as the Golden Knights and Habs face off on one side of the bracket and the Islanders and Lightning meet on the other. Who are you picking? [ESPN]
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before...
Taylor Hall: "I'm not looking to absolutely maximize my value at this point. It's about being a good fit rather than money or a long term thing. I just want to find a good home for the next few years"— Joe Haggerty (@HackswithHaggs) June 11, 2021
Top prospect Owen Power has said he’s strongly considering returning to college hockey to play for the University of Michigan again next season: “I think right now I’m probably leaning more toward going back to school. It’s something I’d like to do, trying to get the true experience of playing college hockey. At the end of the day, it obviously depends on what the team wants and what everyone around me thinks is best. I don’t think there’s really a bad option, but I’d say I’m leaning a bit more toward going back to school right now.” [NHL]
Interesting “What if?” discussion over at r/hockey: How do you think the league would be different if COVID didn’t happen? [r/hockey]
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