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Devils in the Details - 8/15/22: A Swiss (Or Czech) Army Knife Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/15/22

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Colorado Avalanche at Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18) skates with the puck as Colorado Avalanche center Alex Newhook (18) chases in the third period in game three of the 2022 Stanley Cup Final at Amalie Arena.
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Here are your links for today:

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At least for the early part of his contract, there’s plenty to like about how the Devils can use Ondrej Palát: “With the Devils’ off-season close to complete at this point, it’s probably safe to assume Palát will end up somewhere in the team’s top-six alongside Jack Hughes or Nico Hischier. But he will have much more to offer than being a top-six winger. In all likelihood, he’ll be coach Lindy Ruff’s Swiss Army knife.” [Infernal Access]

Another big night for one Luke Hughes:

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I will always enjoy this move:

A discussion over at r/hockey: “What is the worst TRADE that was made by your favorite hockey team?” [r/hockey]

A look back at how the Flyers acquired Eric Lindros through the eyes of former Flyers exec Jay Snider: “There was a lot of excitement with the Flyers. I don’t regret it. I think it was the right move. I don’t think he reached the place he could have reached. But he still reached pretty high.” [The Athletic ($)]

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