The New Jersey Devils hit the ice for the first time post-All-Star break on Sunday. Some fresh faces were on the ice and after, some encouraging updates from the Devils’ head coach.
In Colorado, former Devils captain Zach Parise gets settled with his new team.
Elsewhere, Pittsburgh signs a former fourth overall pick, Tuukka Rask EBUG alert in Boston, and blue line legend Nicklas Lidstrom chooses his greatest Detroit teammate.
Let’s do that hockey.
New Jersey Hockey Now: The Devils took to the ice for their first practice since the All-Star break with a returning forward, a new face, and some encouraging injury updates from head coach Lindy Ruff.
More NJHN: Speaking of taking the ice, former Devils captain, Zach Parise, skated with the Colorado Avalanche for the first time since inking his new deal. Here’s your first look.
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National Hockey Now
Pittsburgh Hockey Now: His journey back to the NHL is complete as the Penguins signed Jesse Puljujarvi to a new two-year contract on Sunday.
Boston Hockey Now: Bruins forwards Jake DeBrusk and Matthew Poitras, as well as defenseman Derek Forbort were all expected to be back on the ice. However, Tuukka Rask wasn’t so expected, serving as Boston’s EBUG, again.
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Hockey Now: It wasn’t easy, but Detroit legend Nicklas Lidstrom chose his greatest Red Wings teammate of all time.
Calgary Hockey Now: Flames blue chip prospect Matthew Coronato brings more to the table than just filling the net and dropping the mitts in his first pro fight.