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TSN’s Craig Button takes a quick look at what makes Ty Smith so great:
"When he has the puck on his stick - and it's on his stick an awful lot during the course of a game - the right play gets made..." @CraigJButton profiles defenceman Ty Smith in his #WorldJuniors Scouting Report: https://t.co/q517Eg7lna #TSNHockey pic.twitter.com/rUi4k663Mr— TSN Hockey (@TSNHockey) December 13, 2018
The Athletic takes a look at how top lines and players are producing around the league. Predictably for the Devils, things haven’t been fantastic:
This is the good stuff. Specifically for the #NJDevils ... the top line production has slipped since a hot start, and not surprisingly is near the bottom in on-ice save percentage. The second line probably is to. And the third. And ... https://t.co/H3qr8WQk6M— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) December 13, 2018
Travis Yost finds an interesting phenomenon this season in home teams combating score effects. What’s going on here? [TSN]
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