The New Jersey Devils have earned their stripes. They’re rank among the NHLs best teams after a 112-point season in 2022-23. Some believe they’ve gotten even better this summer thanks to Tom Fitzgerald. Around the league, the Boston Bruins terminate a controversial contract. The Colorado Avalanche are considered THE best team heading into 2023-24, and a couple of teams in the East might not be done adding and are interested in snipers.
Let’s get to some news.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: Following a breakout 2022-23 season that saw New Jersey emerge as one of the NHLs elite teams, they’re projected to be a top-five team in 2023-24 by Sportsnet.
National Hockey Now
Boston Hockey Now: The Bruins made a controversial signing when they inked Mitchell Miller back in November. Since then, Miller’s status in Boston’s organization hung in the wind until Sunday when reports revealed he’s officially been terminated.
Colorado Hockey Now: The 2022 Stanley Cup Champions bowed out in the first round of the playoffs in 2023. However, that didn’t stop one outlet from claiming they’re the best team heading into 2023-24.
Florida Hockey Now: We’re just a couple of days away from August and Vladimir Tarasenko remains a free agent. Would the Panthers take a run at the 31-year-old sniper?
Philly Hockey Now: The Flyers are in an all-out rebuild. The Washington Capitals remain interested in buying. Is Travis Konecney a fit in Washington?
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Hockey Now: When he got the call from Red Wings general manager, Steve Yzerman, Dominik Kubalik wasn’t surprised to find out he had been traded from Detroit to Ottawa.
Buffalo Hockey Now: There are plenty of talented goaltenders coming through the prospect pipeline. Although Devon Levi has some NHL experience, he projects as the NHLs third-best goaltending prospect.
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