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Devils in the Details - 8/28/20: A Pause Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 8/28/20

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2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs - Edmonton - Press Conference
EDMONTON, ALBERTA - AUGUST 27: (L-R) Nazem Kadri #91 of the Colorado Avalanche, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare #41 of the Colorado Avalanche, Ryan Reaves #75 of the Vegas Golden Knights, Jason Dickinson #18 of the Dallas Stars and Bo Horvat #53 of the Vancouver Canucks speak to the media as teammates stand behind them after the NHL and NHLPA’s announcement to reschedule the games of the Western Conference Second Round of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place on August 27, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. Several sporting leagues across North America are postponing their schedules as players protest the shooting of Jacob Blake by Kenosha, Wisconsin police.
Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images

Today’s post is going to be pretty brief, because there’s really just one story to be talked about right now.

As other leagues stepped away from play on Wednesday recognizing the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, the NHL continued to play. Eventually players pushed forward a pause, with no games on Thursday and Friday. [ESPN] [The Athletic ($)]

Here’s P.K.:

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