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Devils in the Details - 2/17/20: Goodbye, Fellas Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 2/17/20

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Sunday was a … newsy day. So let’s talk! Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

This one hurts: The Devils trade Blake Coleman to the Lightning.

The Devils do get a stud prospect in Nolan Foote. A few thoughts on Foote from Raw Charge, SB Nation’s Lightning site, from this summer: [Raw Charge]

And this one hurts too: For the first time in his NHL career, Andy Greene will suit up in a non-Devils jersey. Thanks for your service, Andy.

(That C is gonna look so good on Nico’s jersey next season)

If you were curious about Tom Fitzgerald’s strategy for this thing, here you go:

To the actual games: On Sunday, Mackenzie Blackwood made 52 saves and Jesper Bratt potted the shootout winner as the Devils *finally* beat the Blue Jackets, 4-3. [All About the Jersey] [NJ.com]

On Friday, Nick Merkley made his Devils debut and scored his first career point in a game against the Hurricanes. Beyond that … well, there wasn’t a lot to write home about. Canes won 5-2. [All About the Jersey] [NJ.com]

Hockey Links

Looks like Erik Karlsson will miss the rest of the season because of a thumb injury:

Is the league’s discipline system broken? Evander Kane sure thinks so, and he’s not alone. [The Hockey News]

Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.