Just sitting around here, twiddling my thumbs, waiting for another game. Here are your links for today:
The team is back stateside and is practicing ahead of the real home opener against the Capitals on Thursday:
#NJDevils: Cory Schneider will be evaluated this week to see how his rehab is progressing and whether he can be cleared to play. There is a chance he gets in a few AHL games before getting a start back in NHL action.— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) October 9, 2018
So for now, it's wait and see.
Rick Nash is still weighing his future:
Statement from Joe Resnick, Rick Nash’s agent, addressing speculation: “There is no truth to the tweet that Rick Nash is retiring today. Our position has not changed since July 1.”— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) October 9, 2018
It was made pretty clear that Kevin Shattenkirk will be a healthy scratch Thursday at the Garden against the Sharks. He said he needs more "urgency" in his game, and Quinn said he needs to regain his confidence after what happened last year. #NYR— Brett Cyrgalis (@BrettCyrgalis) October 9, 2018
Look away now: Ilya Kovalchuk scores his first goal since ... yeah.
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