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The Devils held a third period lead but couldn’t hold off the Gabriel Landeskog and the Avs, who dealt the Devils their first loss of the season, in a 5-3 affair on Thursday. The Devils also lost Travis Zajac to an injury in the second period. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
Cory Schneider getting closer to a return:
#NJDevils John Hynes says Cory Schneider “is now day-to-day.”— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) October 18, 2018
For what it’s worth:
Clearing some room for ... something? Cory?
Some #NJDevils news: Defenseman Eric Gryba is going on waivers, will report to Binghamton if he isn’t claimed.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) October 18, 2018
The fourth and final episode of “Behind the Glass: New Jersey Devils Training Camp” is up:
Sportsnet takes an interesting look at how power plays have changed and improved efficiency over the last few seasons: [Sportsnet]
In response to an increase in goalie concussions, the league has expedited expanded testing on goalie masks, in hopes of finding a way to protect those players better. [TSN]
Another goalie trend? Will we see more goaltenders skipping practices in an effort to lighten their workloads? [NHL]
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