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Devils in the Details - 3/9/20: Mackenzie Blackwood: Rookie of the Year? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/9/20

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If you’re on #TeamTank, this was a bad weekend. If you’re on #TeamWinAGame, this was an impressive weekend. It began with a 4-2 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champs, the St. Louis Blues, on Friday night. [All About the Jersey] [] []

Then on Saturday, the Devils went to Madison Square Garden, put up six goals on the Rangers, and chased Igor Shesterkin. Good guys win, 6-4. [All About the Jersey] []

Is there a case to be made for Mackenzie Blackwood: Calder Trophy winner? He should certainly be in the rookie of the year conversation. [The Athletic ($)]

“I know some people have mentioned that to me, but I still think no chance,” Blackwood said of the Calder talk. “It doesn’t really matter at all to me. I’m just trying to be ‘Mac of the Year.’” On how Blackwood has improved and become one of the best players on the team: [The Athletic ($)]

The B-Devils are really rolling right now:

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Some coronavirus updates:

The Senators dismissed new CEO Jim Little about two months after he was brought on. Little said the reasons for his dismissal were the result of a heated disagreement between himself and Sens owner Eugene Melnyk. [Sportsnet] A few more details on that conversation from Elliotte Friedman: [Sportsnet]

The NHL Coaches’ Association has announced a new initiative focused on developing female hockey coaches. Fifty female hockey coaches from across North America will be supported through the program. [Sportsnet]

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