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Devils in the Details - 1/15/21: We’re Back Edition

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New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 1/15/21

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - JANUARY 14: Ty Smith #24 of the New Jersey Devils celebrates his first career NHL goal in the third period against the Boston Bruins during the home opening game at Prudential Center on January 14, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey.
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Game No. 1 is in the books. There was plenty not to like, there was some to build on (Mackenzie Blackwood). The Devils fought back and Ty Smith bagged his first NHL goal to get the Bruins to overtime on Thursday night, but the good guys fell in a shootout, 3-2. [NorthJersey.com] [All About the Jersey] [NHL]

A couple postgame notes here, and, yes, P.K. put in a game last night:

The Devils have launched a “second screen” experience for all home games this season. Did anyone try this for last night’s game? How did it work? [NHL]

“I’m optimistic. I feel like he’s an elite player and a super competitive kid. I think it’s safe to say that he didn’t have the year he wanted to. I think he’s got a little bit of a chip on his shoulder. He’s put the work in and he’s ready to not prove people wrong, but prove to people that he is what everyone thinks he is.” Jack Hughes had a long offseason. Here’s what he did to get better over the last few months: [The Athletic ($)]

Calder Trophy candidates: How about Ty Smith for a long-shot pick? [ESPN ($)]

Hockey Links

Safe to say there’s some pent up interest in our sport north of the border:

Golden Knights have a captain:

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