The New Jersey Devils came up with a big win against the Colorado Avalanche last night. It was a good start in the home stretch of the season. The Devils have a scheduled day off today ahead of their tilt with the Calgary Flames tomorrow. Jack Hughes’ status is still to be determined.
Although they’re off today, the NHL will be hosting a Stadium Series promotional media availability at MetLife Stadium with Devils’ Nico Hischier, Jesper Bratt, and Timo Meier.
In the links, what’s next for the Devils’ players summoned to London, Ontario? A defense attorney weighs in.
Elsewhere, expect a hefty suspension as a result of an illegal check to the head last night in Pittsburgh. The Panthers disagree with the narrative around Nick Cousins. And, Chicago is once again heading back to the Winter Classic.
Let’s do that hockey.
New Jersey Hockey Now: What comes next for Michael McLeod & Cal Foote? A defense attorney gives insight on the process and projected timeline.
More NJHN: The Devils put forth a strong effort Tuesday night coming up with a big win against the Colorado Avalanche. Read up on the takeaways.
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Pittsburgh Hockey Now: Winnipeg Jets defenseman Brenden Dillon is no stranger to delivering controversial hits and he delivered another one last night to Penguins forward Noel Acciari.
Boston Hockey Now: Unless Bruins GM Don Sweeney makes a big swing before the deadline, another rugged, bottom-pairing shutdown defenseman and a middle-six winger who can score sounds about right.
Florida Hockey Now: Despite the overwhelming narrative that Nick Cousins is a dirty player, the Panthers disagree with the take.
Philly Hockey Now: The Flyers have a newfound, additional $3.979 million in cap space to use on whatever they wish following Carter Hart‘s absence. Here’s how they will and won’t use it.
Chicago Hockey Now: It didn’t take long for the Winter Classic to find its way back to Chicago. The city, along with the Blackhawks, can thank Connor Bedard for that effect. They’ll host the event again in 2025.