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The Devils honored Travis Zajac for his 1,000 games in the organization over the weekend:
Otherwise, not a whole lot to write home about in two games against the Capitals this weekend. We kicked off the pain with a 5-2 loss to Washington on Saturday. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
The Devils lost Nico Hischier to injury after he took a puck to his visor:
On Sunday, Yegor Sharangovich and Mikhail Maltsev both got on the score sheet with goals, and the team managed to hold the Caps to one shot in the third period, but couldn’t find the game-tying goal. Capitals won 3-2. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
The streak continues!
I missed last week’s 31 Thoughts column, which includes some interesting discussion about delaying this season’s draft until next year. Is this a problem that needs to be solved? [Sportsnet] [Sportsnet]
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