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Jesper Bratt returned to the lineup Thursday night, and Damon Severson put the Devils up early … but the rest of this thing wasn’t that great. The Flyers scored three unanswered and won this one (duh) by a 3-1 scoreline. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NJ.com] [NorthJersey.com]
Some ... history in last night’s game:
The #NJDevils won 26.4% of the face-offs tonight vs PHI. That sets a franchise record for lowest face-off win percentage in a single game. Previous low was 26.7% on 10/20/18 at PHI. (NHL started keep track of face-offs in 1997-98)— Craig Seiden (@CraigSeiden) January 29, 2021
In a move out of the blue, Jim Rutherford has retired as GM of the Penguins:
Jim Rutherford has resigned as general manager of the Pittsburgh Penguins, citing personal reasons.— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) January 27, 2021
Patrik Allvin, the team's assistant general manager, has been promoted to interim GM, and the search for a new GM will begin immediately.
Details: https://t.co/VMYNzYkXcX pic.twitter.com/d846dWrpIC
A ridiculous shootout winner from Alexandre Texier:
Jimmy Howard announces his retirement:
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