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For the second consecutive game, the Devils were unable to solve Igor Shesterkin and the Rangers. On Thursday night, the Devils lost 4-0, and I think it’s time to start looking at draft guides. Send help. [NHL] [All About the Jersey] [NorthJersey.com] [NJ.com]
As we look ahead to the future when this team might finally be at something resembling a contending window, what might the depth chart look like? This exercise is equal parts exciting and … deeply saddening. [The Athletic ($)]
A day after J.T. Miller made some … pointed … comments about the Canucks’ return from the team’s COVID-19 outbreak, the NHL postponed the Vancouver-Edmonton game set for Friday. Here’s Miller: “I hope people don’t take this the wrong way, I’m a super competitive guy. But this isn’t about hockey for our team. This is about the health and safety of our players, their family and their children. This isn’t about making the playoffs.” [ESPN]
The variant strain has impacted the Canucks differently and more severely than the previous CoVid cases around the league. Players are still sick. Concern for some they may not be able to return this season. NHL scheduling and rescheduling is recognizing day by day issues.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) April 15, 2021
Just a brutal season for the Sabres in every sense:
Injury update: captain Jack Eichel will miss the remainder of the season due to a herniated disc in his neck.— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) April 14, 2021
Eichel is expected to be healthy and ready to play at the beginning of the 2021-22 season.
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