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It appears that the team’s new Reverse Retro jersey will be based on a Kansas City Scouts look:
On Michael McLeod:
Many players on the 2018 Canada World Junior’s roster have publicly commented on the re-opened investigation. Michael McLeod is not one of them.— Ryan Novozinsky (@ryannovo62) July 25, 2022
We attempted to reach McLeod’s agent several times for a statement, but received no response.https://t.co/Uj9s0tVSFI
Devils will be getting a new in-arena announcer:
BREAKING: #NJDevils PA announcer Joe Tolentino has not been retained for next season, he confirmed to me.— Ryan Novozinsky (@ryannovo62) July 24, 2022
The Devils are now looking for a new play-by-play AND a PA announcer.
Jesper B. gets a new contract:
Luke Hughes at No. 2, Simon Nemec at No. 4 and Alexander Holtz at No. 17. Scott Wheeler with some high praise for the three young skaters on this list of top prospects outside the NHL: [The Athletic ($)]
Well, who could have seen this coming:
Matthew Tkachuk explains some of his thinking about why he left Calgary: [Sportsnet]
Patrik Laine re-signs with the Blue Jackets:
“Halifax police said they have opened a criminal investigation into sexual assault allegations related to Canada’s 2003 World Junior team.” [TSN]
A discussion over at r/hockey: What are some of the biggest/fastest narrative changes in hockey history? [r/hockey]
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