It has certainly been a week. Here are your links for today:
The #NJDevils will be holding development camp July 10-14.— Leo Scaglione Jr. (@LeoScaglioneJr) June 29, 2023
Highlights: 3v3 competition Wed. July 12 (5:30-6:30pm) & Team Red vs Team White scrimmage Fri. July 14 (10-11:15am). Both are open to Black & Red Season Ticket Members, who RSVP’d for event. Autographs after Wed. event.
A nice moment at the end of the draft:
In David Poile’s final trade as Nashville’s GM, he has exchanged their 2024 7th round pick with Tom Fitzgerald, the first captain Nashville history, for the Devils 7th rounder in this year’s draft.#NJDevils | #2023NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/WrJXhvsAPD— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) June 29, 2023
Timo Meier deal: DONE.
The Devils have agreed to terms with RFA forward Timo Meier on an 8-yr contract worth $70,400,000 (AAV $8.8M):— Mike Morreale (@mikemorrealeNHL) June 28, 2023
excellent deal for the Devils to get another eight years of Timo Meier at $8.8M on average – the winger is absolutely worth more than that. pic.twitter.com/l9eDObNHif— Shayna (@hayyyshayyy) June 28, 2023
The last guy off the board:
Tyler Peddle, the last player selected at the #NHLDraft, didn’t leave his seat all day because he didn’t want to miss his name being called.#CBJ traded to get the pick and Tyler said “I’m going to make it worth it. All I needed was a chance. I’ll work hard to prove them right.” pic.twitter.com/mwCQotn6OJ— Julie Robenhymer (@JulieRobenhymer) June 29, 2023
A few tidbits from around the league:
#Isles Transaction: The New York Islanders have traded Josh Bailey and a second-round selection in 2026 NHL Draft to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for future considerations.— New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) June 29, 2023
“A new women’s pro hockey league will begin competing in North America as early as January, a development made possible Thursday when a co-owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers purchased the Premier Hockey Federation, two people with direct knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press.” [Associated Press]
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