The New Jersey Devils desperately needed to figure out their first-period scoring woes last night. They were the last team in the NHL to not score the first goal in any game this season. Thankfully, that’s come to an end. Plus, John Marino opens up about his former teammate, Gabriel Landeskog makes an appearance, the Sharks are off to a historically bad start, and more.
Let’s do that hockey.
New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Hockey Now: The Devils defeated the Wild 4-3 on Sunday night. Despite the strong effort, there was one blueliner who made a recurring egregious error. Hear what head coach Lindy Ruff had to say about it.
More NJHN: In the absence of Nico Hischier, the Devils recalled Justin Dowling. As a corresponding move, Colin Miller hits the injured reserve. The Devils head coach also speaks on Miller’s timeline to return, among others.
NJ.com: John Marino’s former Pittsburgh Penguins teammate, Adam Johnson, tragically passed away. The former Penguins defenseman opened up about the situation. “It’s really shocking and sad.”
National Hockey Now
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: After they routed the Colorado Avalanche to a 4-0 victory, the Penguins put up a stinker against the Ottawa Senators. From the locker room, the Penguins try to explain it.
Colorado Hockey Now: A Gabriel Landeskog sighting? The Avs captain provided everyone with an update on the status of his recovery and the challenges he’s facing ahead.
San Jose Sharks
San Jose Hockey Now: The Sharks are off to a horrific start to their season. Winless in October, they’ve tied a franchise-worst 0-8-1 record. Here’s what SJHN is seeing.
Chicago Hockey Now: It’s always a good sign to see your prospects developing well while the organization is rebuilding. No, we’re not talking about Connor Bedard, either. Instead, this one’s about goaltending prospect Drew Commesso who is producing exciting early returns for Chicago.