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Several months after the Devils took Shakir Mukhamadullin at 20th overall, where does the young Russian defenseman stand? [EP Rinkside ($)]
Like your favorite Devils blog, The Athletic is going through and ranking Devils prospects. Here’s the bottom three tiers: [The Athletic ($)]
The Athletic’s annual front office confidence rankings are here. The Devils rank No. 10: “There’s plenty of reason to be more confident, especially with how the team approaches roster building, but until they figure out a way to supplement it with strong homegrown talent, it’ll be difficult for the Devils to reach the league’s upper echelon. The team’s fans are cautious of that.” [The Athletic ($)]
A very nice deal for the Hurricanes:
#Canes announce $62 million extension for Andrei Svechnikov: 8 x $7.75 million.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) August 26, 2021
And the Flyers lock up Sean Couturier:
Sean Couturier also gets the Andrei Svechnikov treatment. #Flyers announce an 8-year, $62 million extension - 8 x $7.75 million for the 2020 Selke Trophy winner.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) August 26, 2021
Kinda … looks a little familiar?
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