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There’s no way around it: It was a bad weekend. Hurry back, Nico/Brian/Sami. We did get a glimmer of hope out of the much-maligned Pavel Zacha, who scored a pair of goals.
It began with a stinker of a loss to the Red Wings on Saturday. The Devils really should have taken this one, but it was Detroit that came away with a 3-2 overtime victory. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
The Devils opened their game against the Hurricanes on Sunday by giving up two quick ones in the first minute. They didn’t really test Carolina for the rest of the game, and it ended in a 2-1 loss. Fantastic. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
With a Dec. 1 “sign or sit for the rest of the season” deadline rapidly approaching, the Leafs are reportedly willing to let RFA William Nylander sit. [Sportsnet]
Interesting look at the NHL’s scoring leaders by state: [The Hockey News]
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