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I don’t know how much more of this I can take.
News I reported on The Point.— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) February 17, 2023
On Timo Meier: @NJDevils are engaged in talks. @SanJoseSharks have yet to identify prospects they want + 1st. NJD haven't talked contract with Meier camp – and that will determine whether or not there’s a trade. They'll be in until the end. #NHL pic.twitter.com/zJ2LykruPA
The Devils fell into a 3-1 hole against the Blues on Thursday night and made things interesting, but couldn’t get the tying goal. St. Louis went on to win 4-2. [Devils NHL]
Speaking of poor play: “Since Jan. 1 there are eight teams with an expected goals percentage below 48 percent. Five of those teams are the league’s very worst and two others have next to no shot at making the playoffs. The other one is the New Jersey Devils.” [The Athletic ($)]
An Adam Henrique reunion? How great would that story be? [The Athletic ($)]
Things you love to see:
“The NHL is in the midst of an offensive renaissance – scoring is up anywhere and everywhere, and offensive skill is winning the day. If you look at the 2022-23 regular season, you find a staggering number of players who are averaging a point per game or more.” [TSN]
It’s official: “Martin J. Walsh was unanimously appointed the next executive director of the National Hockey League Players’ Association by its executive board Thursday.” [NHL.com]
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