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Roster updates ahead of Game No. 1:
Devils coach Lindy Ruff said Severson, Smith and Wood are unlikely for tomorrow night. Severson might be at the morning skate, but still unlikely to play.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) October 14, 2021
Devils coach Lindy Ruff said it’s possible that Severson or Smith could play in Game 2 on Tuesday. Severson might be a little ahead of Smith.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) October 14, 2021
Also said White and Jaros have played well in camp so he feels better about the team’s defensive depth than he would have before camp.
Devils coach Lindy Ruff said Mackenzie Blackwood is “unlikely” to be ready for tomorrow night, but Jonathan Bernier is ready to go.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) October 14, 2021
The Athletic reports that Prudential Financial is paying the Devils around $2.4 million for helmet sponsorship space per season and that the company and the Devils have agreed to donate the ad space for 13 home games to a Black-owned business in New Jersey. [The Athletic ($)]
Senators get Brady Tkachuk signed:
Brady Tkachuk #Sens: 7 years, $57.5 million. ($8.214m AAV)— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) October 14, 2021
The Islanders get Ryan Pulock signed:
Pulock (NYI) extension officially 8x$6.15M AAV— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) October 14, 2021
Gabriel Landeskog gets a two-game suspension for boarding Kirby Dach:
Colorado’s Gabriel Landeskog has been suspended for two games for Boarding Chicago’s Kirby Dach. https://t.co/glWKL7DAgq— NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) October 14, 2021
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