Sharks, Devils make nine-player deal

The San Jose Sharks have acquired forward Fabian Zetterlund, defenseman Nikita Okhotiuk, forward Andreas Johnsson, defenseman Shakir Mukhamadullin and two draft choices from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for forward Timo Meier, defenseman Scott Harrington, forward Timur Ibragimov, defenseman Santeri Hatakka and goaltender Zach Emond.

Paul Jerrard (1965-2023)

The American Hockey League joins the hockey world in mourning the passing of Paul Jerrard following a battle with cancer.

Nemec’s maturity helping his development

In the case of 18-year-old Utica Comets defenseman Simon Nemec, it was evident right away that the second overall pick from last summer’s NHL Draft had the quality of poise and maturity that generally comes with age and experience.