Boston Bruins vs New Jersey Devils
It has been increasingly obvious over the last 12 months that MacKenzie Blackwood is New Jersey's goalie of the present and future. The Devils made it official Monday, one night before Blackwood and his teammates will host the Boston Bruins.
Both teams were off Sunday and Monday. The Devils mounted a late comeback Saturday to beat the host Montreal Canadiens 4-3 in overtime. The Bruins' recent skid continued Saturday with a 3-2 shootout loss to the visiting Washington Capitals.
Blackwood's status as the Devils' starter was further cemented Monday when former starting goalie Cory Schneider was placed on waivers. If Schneider clears waivers, he'll be sent to Binghamton, New Jersey's affiliate in the American Hockey League.Read More...