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Tuesday was breakup day for the 2017-18 New Jersey Devils. Here’s what we learned, in a series of tweets.
A few guys heading to the World Championships:
#NJDevils Goaltender Keith Kinkaid is joining Team USA for the World Championships.— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) April 24, 2018
#NJDevils: Defenseman Mirco Mueller is headed to World Championships to represent Switzerland— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) April 24, 2018
#NJDevils: Sami Vatanen confirms he sustained a concussion and a facial laceration from the Kucherov hit in Game 4.— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) April 24, 2018
“I loved it here. They gave me an opportunity to succeed. I would love to be back. I don’t know where I’m going to go. I’ve never been in this situation before. I’ll have to see what the best situation is for me and my family.” - @patmaroon on his impending free agency.— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 24, 2018
Taylor Hall hit career highs in points (93 – 39 goals and 54 points), in plus-minus *ducks* (plus-14), power-play points (37), overtime goals (three) and shooting percentage (14 percent) this season. Our favorite superstar still thinks he can be better. [NHL]
Cory Schneider is the Devils’ nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, given to a player “who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.” [The Record]
We get just one Game 7 in the first round this year. Leafs. Bruins. Tonight! Remember the last Game 7 between these two, five years ago? It ended painfully for Toronto. How will this one end? [Sportsnet]
The NHL has announced the series-opening game times for the second-round of the playoffs. Get on over there: [NHL]
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