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Some strong play from Nikita Gusev in recent weeks:
Nikita Gusev now leads the current #NJDevils with 15 assists and he’s second with 20 points.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) December 24, 2019
He had 5 points in his first 13 NHL games, but he’s racked up 15 in his past 20 games.
The 2020 World Junior Championship games begin on Thursday. Here’s a breakdown of the Devils prospects in the tournament: [The Hockey Writers]
Julie Robenhymer with a breakdown of players to watch at the Worlds:
After five days of exhibition play, here’s a rundown of players to watch during the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship, which starts Thursday!Posted by Julie Robenhymer on Monday, December 23, 2019
Here’s the complete schedule for the Worlds and how to watch: [NHL]
MoneyPuck playoff odds going into the Christmas break:
NBC has suspended Jeremy Roenick for inappropriate comments he made about coworkers during his recent appearance on the Spittin’ Chiclets podcast. [ESPN]
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