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Devils in the Details - 6/28/21: Picks Locked Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 6/28/21

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2021 NHL Draft Lottery
National Hockey League Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly announces the New Jersey Devils draft position during the 2021 NHL Draft Lottery on June 02, 2021 at the NHL Network’s studio in Secaucus, New Jersey.
Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

It’s not exactly a state secret: We need some guys who can put the puck in the net. Where might we find them this summer? A look at internal, draft and external options: [The Athletic ($)]

With the Islanders eliminated, the Devils’ first-round picks are locked in (really the second first-round pick is No. 28):

Hockey Links

The Stanley Cup Final begins today between the Canadiens and the Lightning. Here’s the full schedule for the series: [NHL]

We’ve seen more reporting on the Blackhawks situation over the last few days, including these two updates, which give us more details about who knew what about alleged sexual assaults by former Chicago video coach Brad Aldrich: [The Athletic ($)] [ESPN]

Habs coach Dominique Ducharme is expected to be back behind his team’s bench for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, following 14 days of isolation after his positive COVID-19 test. [ESPN]

Beau Bennett (who was once our guy!) calls it a career:

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