Hey, friends. Our world has been turned upside down over the last few days and weeks by COVID-19. Even sports, which are typically welcome distractions in difficult days, have been shut down and paused this week.
We’re in uncharted territory, but I’m happy that I have an outlet like this to enjoy. We’ll keep providing content here at All About the Jersey, and I hope you’ll keep reading.
Keep washing your hands. We’ll get through this together, friends.
Here are your links for today:
In keeping with the larger sporting world, the NHL is putting the 2019-2020 season on pause:
The New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center have released a statement regarding the NHL’s decision to suspend the season. pic.twitter.com/zZ5oIc9qYm— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) March 12, 2020
NEWS: If you have tickets to one of our remaining games, they will remain valid for future scheduled makeup dates, if they should be scheduled.— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) March 12, 2020
For any further questions, please email:
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Here’s the league’s statement:
What might the league look like if we’re able to return at some point? TSN’s Bob McKenzie gives some thoughts: [TSN]
Will we get a unique playoff format? Best of five?
.@FriedgeHNIC: NHL still wants to award Stanley Cup this year. That says to me that they will do everything in their power to do something. I think the Commissioner made it clear, they are recognizing the unique scenario this season is & willing to consider unique playoff formats— Sportsnet 650 (@Sportsnet650) March 12, 2020
Here’s a look at some of the top NCAA free agents. Any names in here that intrigue you? Any you’d want the Devils to take a look at? [NHL]
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