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Devils in the Details - 1/25/21: Welcome Back Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 1/25/21

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NEWARK, NEW JERSEY - JANUARY 24: Scott Wedgewood #41 of the New Jersey Devils prepares to play against the New York Islanders at the Prudential Center on January 24, 2021 in Newark, New Jersey.
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Here are your links for today:

Devils Links

Scott Wedgewood backstopped the Devils to a 2-0 victory over the Islanders on Sunday, his first NHL win since 2018. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [] []

Pretty, pretty good:

A little unclear if this is confirmation that Mackenzie Blackwood actually tested positive for COVID-19, but here’s a notable comment following the game:

ICYMI: The team’s tribute video for Andy Greene and Cory Schneider in their returns to Newark.

The latest on the COVID-19 list:

Some good Nico news:

An interesting piece on some franchise lore here, looking back at the Kansas City Scouts, who did not cover themselves in glory in their two seasons of existence: [The Athletic ($)]

Hockey Links

ICYMI: The big deal is done. The Blue Jackets send Pierre-Luc Dubois and a pick to the Jets for Patrik Laine and Jack Roslovic. [ESPN]

It appears that NBC is planning to shut down NBCSN, particularly of note given that the NHL’s broadcast deal with NBC is up after this season. “The NHL has made it clear that it wants to split its rights between at least two TV outlets. NBC has told the NHL that it would carve out regular windows on its broadcast channel and USA Network, which is in 86.2 million homes, plus Peacock.” [Sports Business Daily]

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