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IT IS GAME DAY, FRIENDS. Be right back, going to go run through a wall.
A new era of New Jersey Devils hockey starts tomorrow. #WeAreTheOnes pic.twitter.com/O8xP8SgCBs— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) October 3, 2019
Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic polled NHL coaches asking them who they think this year’s dark horse teams will be. The Devils were in the top three in that vote. See what other coaches in the league had to say about the Devils here: [The Athletic ($)]
The Devils have a new signature beer this season, the “Devils Woo! Brew,” which is for some reason being brewed by a place in ... Vermont? [NHL]
An interview with new Devils president Jake Reynolds here: [New York Sports Day]
Remember that Jaromir Jagr fellow? A fantastic look at his life now, as a player for HC Kladno, the Czech team he owns: [The Athletic ($)]
After not making the Islanders roster once again, Josh Ho-Sang has requested a trade. [NHL]
Tough news for an old friend:
The #Oilers have assigned defenceman Ethan Bear to the @Condors & recalled defenceman Evan Bouchard. The team has also placed defenceman Adam Larsson on Long Term Injured Reserve.— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) October 3, 2019
Sounds like Adam Larsson's broken bone is higher, above the right skate boot. Definitely a season-wrecker.— Mark Spector (@SportsnetSpec) October 3, 2019
Could be back in New Year, but the vast majority of players who miss the first half of a season have second halves to forget.
John Tavares is a captain once again:
The @MapleLeafs have named @91Tavares (John Tavares) captain! #NHLFaceOff pic.twitter.com/QP9ZpChFLq— NHL (@NHL) October 2, 2019
The Blackhawks sign Alex DeBrincat to a three-year extension:
The Cat is BACK!— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) October 3, 2019
Alex DeBrincat has signed a 3-year contract extension that runs through the 2022-23 season, with an AAV of $6,400,000. #Purr #Blackhawks pic.twitter.com/rF4ztP9YON
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