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Kyle Palmieri, welcome back. Palmieri scored his first two goals of the season as the Devils claimed a 3-2 win over the Bruins on Thursday night. The Devils have come out of their COVID-19 pause with two wins this week, and you really do love to see it. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
A wonderful start for Mac:
Hat trick for NJD prospect Dawson Mercer vs. Drummondville.— Corey Pronman (@coreypronman) February 19, 2021
Hope you love someone the way Winnipeg loves Eric Comrie, apparently:
Winnipeg claims Eric Comrie off waivers from New Jersey.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) February 18, 2021
Eric Comrie has gone from Winnipeg to Arizona to Detroit to Winnipeg to New Jersey to Winnipeg courtesy four waiver claims and one trade over the last 16 months.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) February 18, 2021
Tough way to make a living.
An impressive milestone for Connor McDavid:
Connor McDavid is the 8th fastest player to 500 points, tying Sidney Crosby with 500 in exactly 369 career games played.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) February 18, 2021
McDavid, Crosby and Ovechkin are the only active players to get to 500 in fewer than 400 GP.
As the NHL gears up for outdoor games at Lake Tahoe this weekend, could we see more outdoor games at unique venues? The National Mall? Mount Rushmore? [ESPN ($)]
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