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Devils in the Details - 12/29/23: Coast to Coast Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/29/23

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NHL: DEC 27 Blue Jackets at Devils
New Jersey Devils defenseman Luke Hughes (43) skates with the puck during a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and New Jersey Devils on December 27, 2023 at Prudential Center in the Newark, New Jersey.
Photo by Andrew Mordzynski/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

A late Niedermayer-esque goal from Luke Hughes got the Devils to overtime against the Blue Jackets on Wednesday, and then Timo Meier delivered a delightful winner. Devils won 4-3. [Devils NHL]

Just watching this on a loop:

Another impressive mark:

Akira Schmid heads to the AHL:

​​Hockey Links

An impressive period for Kris Letang:

Ethan Bear signs with the Capitals:

Sean McIndoe has a guide here for how to choose a bandwagon to jump on with the PWHL’s original six teams: [The Athletic ($)]

Who are the top NHL defensemen of 2023? [Daily Faceoff]

A look back at the very first, memorable Winter Classic back in 2008: [ESPN]

That’s the John Tortorella we know and love:

“Which of the league’s 18 cap-era Stanley Cup champions is the best? Not your favorite. Not the most compelling. Not the most entertaining. The best.” [The Athletic ($)]

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