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Steamrolled again by another top team. Sigh. The Devils didn’t have much to offer against the Leafs Tuesday night and lost 7-2. Mackenzie Blackwood made his NHL debut in the third period. The Leafs scored 2 goals on 10 shots on him. [All About The Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
Keith Kinkaid was pulled after two periods Tuesday night:
Keith Kinkaid has allowed at least four goals in seven of his last nine starts. He has also allowed at least four goals in four consecutive starts at home. #NJDevils— Craig Seiden (@CraigSeiden) December 19, 2018
There’s a lawsuit. There’s a counterlawsuit. Senators owner Eugene Melnyk and business partner John Ruddy are feuding over a proposed new downtown arena. [TSN]
The Leafs are working to sign Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner to new contracts before they become RFAs this summer. Is there space for everyone? [NHL]
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