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As it turns out, giving up five goals in one period is not terribly ideal. The Devils did just that in the second period of Tuesday’s game against the Sabres, and things did not end well. Buffalo came away with 5-1 win. [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
It’s not been great for Keith Kinkaid lately:
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
Blackwood is back to practicing:
Mackenzie Blackwood is on the ice for #NJDevils morning skate.— Amanda Stein (@amandacstein) January 8, 2019
Three goaltenders on the ice with Kinkaid, Johnson and Blackwood.
#NJDevils roster moves in Buffalo:— Erika Wachter (@ErikaWachter) January 7, 2019
New Jersey has assigned F John Quenneville to AHL Binghamton.
D Egor Yakovlev has been recalled from Bingo.
A friendly reminder that you can still vote to get Kyle Palmieri into the All-Star Game at NHL.com/vote: [All About The Jersey]
Ouch. Nick Schmaltz is done for the Coyotes for the rest of the season:
Source: Coyotes center Nick Schmaltz (knee) will miss the rest of the season. Unreal run of bad luck for this team.— Craig Morgan (@craigsmorgan) January 8, 2019
The driver of the truck that crashed into the Humboldt Broncos team bus last year has pleaded guilty to charges related to the incident. In that crash, 16 people died and 13 were injured. The driver will be sentenced later this month. [CBC]
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