The New Jersey Devils offseason may not be over as they continue to keep tabs on potential goaltending upgrades. GM Tom Fitzgerald added some depth on Wednesday in the form of Tomáš Nosek. The Prudential Center is upgrading its food services. Plus, Jake DeBrusk will draw a lot of attention this upcoming season as a pending unrestricted free agent. The New York Islanders continue to need cap relief, and more in today’s daily.
Let’s get to some news.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: According to Sportsnet insider, Elliotte Friedman, the Devils continue to keep tabs on goaltenders Connor Hellebuyck and John Gibson.
More NJHN: The Devils added some more depth on Wednesday in the form of forward Tomáš Nosek. The eight-year veteran inked a one-year, one-way contract worth $1 million.
NJ Advance Media: The Devils & Prudential Center are upgrading their food services. Levy Restaurants are the new hospitality providers in Newark next season.
National Hockey Now
Boston Hockey Now: Jake DeBrusk’s tenure in Boston has had its highs and lows. More recently, it’s been on the upswing, however, right before he boomed, he asked for a trade. He rescinded said trade request, yet, there’s still going to be interest in acquiring the 26-year-old forward.
New York Islanders
NYI Hockey Now: The Islanders got themselves out of some salary cap trouble getting Josh Baily off their books. However, they still have issues now that they sit over the cap following Oliver Wahlstrom’s extension. The solution to their problems starts with Ross Johnston.
Vegas Golden Knights
Vegas Hockey Now: Brett Howden and the Golden Knights were set to head for arbitration to settle their contract negotiation. However, the two sides came to a conclusion on Wednesday and signed Howden for two years to avoid a hearing.
Calgary Hockey Now: Mikael Backlund appeared to be one of the many players ready to walk away from Calgary as part of their mass exodus. However, a report from Sweden has surfaced that he’s willing to give it another go with the Flames this season.
Follow us on Twitter:
And on Threads: