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Devils in the Details - 8/9/21: No Empty Calories Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/9/21

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We have reached the point in the offseason where things slow down … considerably. Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Some analysis of the Tomas Tatar signing here from Todd Cordell: “Tatar is not an empty calorie scorer. What I mean by that is he’s not someone who produces offense, but at the expense of defense or play driving ability. He gets results across the board.” [Infernal Access]

Speaking of Tomas, he has a new number:

New Utica Comets coach Kevin Dineen talks on the team podcast: [SoundCloud]

Hockey Links

Frank Seravalli reports that the NHL is projecting a $1 million bump in the salary cap up to $82.5 million for the 2022-2023 season. [Daily Faceoff]

The Oilers are at it again!

Lou locks in Adam Pelech:

Interesting look here at what NHL coaching staffs do to improve during the offseason: [Sportsnet]

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