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A late first-period goal by the Panthers, plus three more for Florida in the second doomed the Devils on Thursday night. The Panthers won 4-1. [NHL]
Not great, folks!
Devils, first 10 games: 9 games with 29 shots against or fewer, 28.1 SOGs against per game.— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) November 19, 2021
Devils, past 5 games: 5 games with 36 shots against or more, 39.6 SOGs against per game.
That's not ideal.
Utica goes for the record:
Hello @TheAHL history books!!— Utica Comets - WWWWWWWWWWW (@UticaComets) November 18, 2021
11 straight wins! We tie the AHL record for most wins to start a season!
See you all at our place Friday. Let's make history
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An interesting look at how the Taylor Hall trade has shaped the Devils roster that you’re seeing on the ice today: [The Athletic ($)]
Connor McDavid is at it again:
CONNOR. MCDAVID.— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) November 19, 2021
HE DID IT AGAIN. pic.twitter.com/9GC4d48XZx
Staples Center is getting a new name: Crypto.com Arena. ESPN: “The downtown Los Angeles home of the NBA’s Lakers and Clippers, the NHL’s Kings and the WNBA’s Sparks will change its name after 22 years of operation, arena owner AEG announced Tuesday night.” [ESPN]
A pretty wild situation developing with the USHL’s Omaha Lancers. From the Omaha World-Herald: “Multiple coaches resigned and players unanimously voted to boycott three weekend games in protest to management’s treatment of coach Chadd Cassidy and budget constraints that do not seem to conform to United States Hockey League standards.” [Omaha World-Herald]
USHL Statement on the Omaha Lancershttps://t.co/XU0S5ey0hR pic.twitter.com/MgQMqTmGUk— USHL (@USHL) November 19, 2021
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