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Better late than never, I suppose. Sticking with the Columbus theme, they made some front office personnel choices too.
The Blue Jackets have made a few off-ice changes:— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) June 16, 2021
Rick Nash promoted to Dir of Player Dev
Josef Boumedienne promoted to Dir of Pro Scouting
Derek Dorsett & Mark Letestu named development coaches
Brad Thiessen replaces Jim Corsi as goaltending dev coach
Nelson Ayotte has retired
This is actually kind of interesting. I recoiled at the graphic because it very much seemed like a corporation co-opting a movement they had nothing to do with for Internet clout. But they posted the same art last year, and for what it’s worth, the artwork is by Mohamed Fofana, a Black Sharks employee and artist.
In more hockey transaction news, the Avs signed a guy.
Finally, Justin Bourne has a piece on what the Islanders do well.
And oh yeah, Montreal beat the Golden Knights to tie their series at 1.