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The Devils entered the third period of Saturday’s game against the Panthers leading 2-0, but a flurry of three Florida goals in two and a half minutes delivered a tough New Jersey loss. Panthers won 4-2. [Devils NHL]
Then on Sunday, a hat trick from Jesper Bratt, a solid outing from Vitek Vanecek and an impressive showing from the team in the second and third periods delivered a delightful 5-2 win. [Devils NHL]
Cool moment for Ondrej Palat back in Tampa:
For our organization. For our city. For our team.— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) March 19, 2023
Thanks for absolutely everything, Ondrej. pic.twitter.com/3tptKC0Jhf
Luke Hughes, Seamus Casey and Michigan win the Big Ten Tournament:
Michigan repeats as B1G Tournament Champion!#GoBlue pic.twitter.com/tMI56QHFEP— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) March 19, 2023
Congrats to Adam Fantilli, Rutger McGroarty, Seamus Casey and Luke Hughes on being named to the @B1GHockey All-Tournament Team!#GoBlue pic.twitter.com/Nnd7UPOc8Q— Michigan Hockey (@umichhockey) March 19, 2023
With the season winding down, hockey writers at The Athletic give a player for each NHL team who needs to step up: [The Athletic ($)]
*in the quietest possible voice* This was a ridiculous save.
WAKE UP, IGOR SHESTERKIN MADE ANOTHER BEAUTIFUL SAVE! pic.twitter.com/oPEZZm8OKz— NHL (@NHL) March 19, 2023
Elliotte Friedman reports here that at least one bid in the sale of the Senators is more than $900 million: [Sportsnet]
“It’s looking more and more like Jonathan Toews’ career is coming to an unfortunate end. According to two sources, Toews is seriously considering retiring after the season.” [The Daily Herald (Chicago)]
“San Jose Sharks goaltender James Reimer boycotted the team’s warmup skate before its 4-1 home loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday because his teammates wore jerseys that support the LGBTQIA+ community.” [ESPN]
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