Newark, NJ – Ah, the fresh scent of the Stanley Cup Final that’s finally about to get underway. Usually, the scent of coffee is the preference, but not this morning. In today’s Devils Daily, a Devils mailbag answers plenty of questions regarding New Jersey’s summer plans.
The Philadelphia Flyers make more staff changes after naming Keith Jones as President of Hockey Operations, and Daniel Briere as General Manager.
The Pittsburgh Penguins make more front-office shake-ups as well.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: Devils fans have a lot of questions heading into the offseason as GM Tom Fitzgerald has the most expiring contracts in the NHL to handle. NHJN answers fan questions regarding extensions, trades, lineup decisions, and possible major acquisitions.
Stanley Cup Final
Vegas Hockey Now: Some teams go into the regular season knowing they can win it all. Others have to be convinced. The Vegas Golden Knights had a galvanizing moment this season that led to their success, catapulting them to the last dance at a chance to lift the Stanley Cup.
Florida Hockey Now: The Florida Panthers were far from perfect in the 2022-23 season. However, they’ve been near perfect in the playoffs, despite only getting in by the skin of their teeth. Their one flaw in the postseason? The placement of their Stanley Cup Patches.
National Hockey Now
Boston Hockey Now: The Boston Bruins acquired a true Bruin at the trade deadline when they brought in Tyler Bertuzzi. He made such a lasting impression that the organization is exploring all options to keep the 28-year-old forward. While the Bruins are in cap hell and have more than just Bertuzzi to figure out, they’ll hope the salary cap increases higher than originally intended.
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: The Flyers weren’t the only Pennsylvania hockey team to make changes to their front office on Friday. The new President of Hockey Operations, Kyle Dubas, let go of three former Ron Hextall hires. No replacements have been named yet.
Washington Hockey Now: The Washington Capitals American Hockey League affiliate, Hershey Bears, holds the record for the most Calder Cup Championships in AHL history. They’ve punched their ticket to the AHL final for a chance to add another one.
Montreal Hockey Now: The Montreal Canadiens agreed to terms on a two-year contract extension with forward Michael Pezzetta. MHN explores the reasons why there is value in employing the utility fourth-line player.
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