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Devils in the Details - 9/17/21: Media Darling Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 9/17/21

New Jersey Devils v Philadelphia Flyers
What a guy.
Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Jack Hughes: media darling. The Devils have trotted out the young star for interviews as part of the NHL’s preseason media tour: [NHL]

It certainly took long enough to be announced, but here’s the Devils roster for the 2021 Prospects Challenge, which runs today through Sunday. [NHL]

Side note: I know it’s the job of every organization’s social media team to dunk on people and be #edgy constantly, but … isn’t this an odd way of addressing the section of your fanbase that’s highly engaged?

Hockey Links

Vaccination update:

Evander Kane on gambling allegations leveled at him by his estranged wife: “I understood the magnitude of them immediately. I know [they’re] not true. I know none of what she was saying was true. I was very confident, comfortable with knowing that I was going to be exonerated and am going to be exonerated of those allegations.” [ESPN]

*looks intensely in the direction of Tampa* “Teams who suspend players without pay under the terms of the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols during the 2021-22 season will receive also cap relief from those players’ daily salary cap hit, just as they would for other suspensions without pay, the NHL confirmed to Postmedia on Thursday.” [The Province]

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