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The BIG news

  • Henri Jokiharju is on the Sabres PP1. He’s the bare min on both sites and makes for a great punt play.
  • New Devils lines. Looks like Taylor Hall is in the doghouse.
    • Boqvist-Hischier-Palmieri
    • Coleman-Zajac-Gusev
    • Hall-Zacha-Bratt
    • Wood-Rooney-Simmonds
  • Derrick Brassard is up on NYI2 with Nelson and Beauvillier, Eberle down on NYI3 with Koivula and Komarov.
  • The Blackhawks don’t have the cap to bring in extra players so they are going with 11 forwards tonight. Andrew Shaw is out for the Blackhawks, Alex Nylander is up with Toews and Saad. Duncan Keith and Dylan Strome are also out tonight.
  • Nathan Walker is up on STL1 with Jaden Schwartz and Brayden Schenn. He’s a 25-year-old AHLer averaging a point a game in San Antonio this year. Robert Thomas moves down to STL3 with Bozak and Barbashev. Brouwer is down on STL4.
  • New Ducks lines, d-pairs and PP units (not updated on Daily Faceoff or LW Lock as of writing:
    • Shore-Getzlaf-Terry
    • Rakell-Steel-Silfverberg
    • Ritchie (Jones)-Henrique-Kase
    • Deslauriers-Grant-Rowney
  • D-pairs
    • Lindholm-Del Zotto
    • Fowler-Gudbranson
    • Guhle-Holzer
  • Power Plays
    • PP1: Fowler, Getzlaf, Henrique, Terry, Shore
    • PP2: Lindholm, Rakell, Steel, Silfverberg, Grant.

The Medium News

  • New Vegas bottom-six. Glass centers Carrier and Tuch, Roy between Nosek and Reaves.
  • New Blues D-pairings:
    • Parayko-Pietrangelo
    • Bouwmeester-Faulk
    • Dunn-Bortuzzo

The Little News

  • Buffalo as been shuffling up it’s d-pairs, dressing 11 forwards and 7 defensemen
  • Brendan Smith is listed as on NYR, but it’s usually Adam Fox up there.
  • Taro Hirose is out, replaced by Brendan Perlini on DET4.

High 5v5%

  • BUF1: 30%
  • STL2: 30.5%
  • DET1: 33.5%
  • Doughty-Walker: 44%

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