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Some thoughts here from Corey Masisak on Luke Hughes after a few games from the young defenseman at the World Junior summer showcase: [The Athletic ($)]
Tom Fitzgerald joins the team’s podcast: “There’s lots to be excited about, but there are no guarantees. The only thing I can guarantee is that we’re going to be a better team.” [NHL]
Oh, come on:
The wholesome Yegor content train has no brakes. pic.twitter.com/Q1Vhk34tyJ— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) August 3, 2021
Well this should be fun!
Told former #CBJ coach John Tortorella has been hired by #ESPN to work as a studio analyst beginning this fall.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) August 3, 2021
Ryan Murray signs in Colorado:
Making moves this Monday— Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) August 2, 2021
Avs Faithful lets give a big Colorado welcome to Ryan Murray!#GoAvsGo pic.twitter.com/xjb58WxHJj
The Athletic reports that several of Evander Kane’s teammates don’t want him back with the Sharks next season and that the team was attempting to trade him earlier this summer. [The Athletic]
On the NHL and the Olympics, ESPN reports: “Talks remain ongoing between the NHL, NHLPA, IIHF and IOC. While no final agreement is imminent, there has been positive momentum toward a resolution for several weeks.” [ESPN]
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