Jacob Josefson scored the first goal in the Barclays Center. - Bruce Bennett
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The Devils looked good in a 3-0 win over the Islanders this weekend. The Elias, Josefson, Brunner line showed some nice chemistry. [Fire and Ice] [Star-Ledger]
Ryane Clowe was back on the ice practicing yesterday after suffering a minor injury in last week's game against the Islanders. [Fire and Ice] [Star-Ledger]
Cory Schneider has yet to allow a goal in preseason play. He's looked good but has acknowledged there's still room for improvement. [Fire and Ice] [Star-Ledger]
Who says preseason games aren't fun? Things done got crazy in this weekend's Leafs-Sabres game. It had so much truculence and A GOALIE FIGHT. Also of note: David Clarkson came off the bench to get involved in a scrum. He gon' get suspended!
Speaking of interesting things that happened in Leafs-Sabres preseason games ... Paul Ranger tried a kick-stick shot in a shootout between the two teams. It was funny to everyone but Jhonas Enroth.
About that jersey tucking rule? Well said, Joffrey:
The Capitals will host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic.
The Penguins' Tomas Vokoun is out indefinitely after undergoing a procedure to dissolve a blood clot from his pelvis. [Puck Daddy]
The Flyers have signed Matt Read to a four-year, $14.5 million extension. Hey, look! Paul Holmgren can sign people to reasonable contracts! [Puck Daddy]
Derek Stepan and the Rangers are reportedly $600,000 away from each other in contract negotiations. This seems ... small. [PHT]
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