The New Jersey Devils development camp doesn’t contain the most household of names. However, there are certainly a few players such a Josh Filmon who are making themselves noticed among the Devils’ brass. The Erik Karlsson era in San Jose may finally come to an end as multiple Metropolitan Division rivals are reportedly heavy in pursuit of the Norris Trophy winner. Alex Newhook and Montreal agree to terms on a value four-year extension. And someone forgot to mute their mic on a Zoom call in Philly
Let’s get to some news.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: Josh Filmon has heard the same criticism in his hockey career over and over again. His size was always going to “hold him back.” The Devils prospect is looking forward to proving the nay-sayers wrong.
Santeri Hatakka is a defenseman that was brought in as one of the assets New Jersey acquired in the Timo Meier trade. We’ll have more on the Finnish defenseman later today. Here’s a little sneak peek:
#NJDevils D prospect Santeri Hatakka, acquired in the Timo Meier deal, has put on a pretty good show thus far.
Just spoke with Fitzgerald about him briefly:
“I just texted my brother and asked ‘why did you give us this guy? He looks good!’” pic.twitter.com/jHe2iOOEIW
— James Nichols (@JamesNicholsNHL) July 11, 2023
National Hockey Now
San Jose Sharks
San Jose Hockey Now: According to a report, Erik Karlsson is likely headed to the Metropolitan Division to play for one of the Carolina Hurricanes or Pittsburgh Penguins.
Boston Hockey Now: The Bruins are potentially losing a lot of leadership as the futures of Patrice Bergeron and David Krejci remain unknown. GM Don Sweeney expects David Pastrnak to fill the void.
Philly Hockey Now: In a Zoom press conference with Garnet Hathaway, things went a little unexpected when someone forgot to mute their microphone. Flyers President of Hockey Operations, Keith Jones, issues a public apology.
Montreal Hockey Now: On Tuesday, the Canadiens and forward Alex Newhook agreed to a four-year contract extension. His $2.9 million AAV is great value for Montreal.
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