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Devils in the Details - 7/30/21: Big Fish Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 7/30/21

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It has been a very busy week around the league. Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Douglas Hamilton is a Devil. It’s still sinking in, folks, but the deal is real.

So what does the addition of Dougie Hamilton mean for the Devils in the move toward Stanley Cup contention? [NHL] [The Athletic ($)]

Here’s Dougie Hamilton’s media availability from Thursday:

And here you’ll find Tom Fitzgerald’s media availability:

Might the Devils have some interest in trading with the Blues for Vladimir Tarasenko? Here’s how things looked from the St. Louis perspective on Thursday morning: [The Athletic ($)]

Catching up on some transactions here:

For the second offseason in a row, Tom Fitzgerald has signed a goaltender to serve in tandem with Mackenzie Blackwood. Here’s to hoping that Jonathan Bernier doesn’t decide to retire.

And the Devils ship out Will Butcher:

Hockey Links

Zach Werenski signs a big, six-year extension with the Blue Jackets:

And the Rangers decide they need Ryan Reaves for some reason. Jim Dolan, Chris Drury, keep up the great work, guys:

The Devils were reportedly in on Brandon Saad, but he ultimately signs with the Blues:

Former Blackhawks player Nick Boynton talking to investigators looking into the Brad Aldrich sexual assault allegations and how Chicago handled the situation in 2010: “They asked me who knew and I gave them names, basically everybody on the team,” Boynton told TSN in an interview. “I said everybody f---ing knew about it. I said you can talk to the coaches. …I said talk to Torch [former assistant coach John Torchetti]. I called out Brian Campbell, and said talk to Patrick Sharp and talk to Kaner [Patrick Kane]. …The training staff knew. I’m sick of this wall of silence.” [TSN]

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