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Had Tuesday night’s game against the Flames ended after two periods, the Devils could have left Calgary satisfied with a 4-3 win. Alas, the game did not end there. No, it ended with a six-goal barrage from the home team and a 9-4 loss for the Devils. [All About The Jersey] [NJ.com]
It’s time to get excited about some free agents. Corey Pronman ranks the top free agents from major juniors, the NCAA and the European professional leagues who are eligible to sign NHL contracts. [The Athletic ($)]
During Monday night’s Leafs-Lightning game, the broadcast picked up a homophobic slur that appeared to be directed at a referee. Some accused Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly of making the remark, but after an investigation, the league has determined that Rielly *did not* do so.
Statement from Senior EVP of Hockey Operations Colin Campbell on investigation of @TBLightning - @MapleLeafs game last night at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. pic.twitter.com/R3j7n1oJt9— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) March 12, 2019
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