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Dan Pennucci

Dan Pennucci

Dan Pennucci has covered hockey for Rotowire since 2002 and is the author of Blue Line Buzz since 2011 as well as being the co-author of Morning Skate. He also is a contributor to Talking Red, a New Jersey Devils blog and podcast. He is an English teacher and formerly wrote for The Coast Star in Manasquan, New Jersey where he and his sports section won several New Jersey Press Association awards. Dan Pennucci is a supporter of the New Jersey Devils, Washington Nationals and Chelsea FC. He's attended sporting events in six countries.

Janet Eagleson

Janet Eagleson

Janet Eagleson is a four-time winner of the Hockey Writer of the Year award from the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.


From: Dan Pennucci (@dpennucci)
To: Janet Eagleson
Sent: Monday, April 15
Subject: Jackets-Isles Cup Final

God knows we've talked about the Devils and the Leafs here, but they're playing one another tonight, so we might talk a bit more about it. Figured you'd like to know that the Devils' broadcast has, in the game's first four minutes, called Nazem Kadri a wunderkid and Devils' color analyst Glenn "Chico" Resch said that Kadri "has the hands of Patrik Elias and the grit of David Clakrson..." (Ed. Note: Leafs won 2-0, Leafs were outshot 32-12 and committed 22 turnovers).

So, jokingly on Sunday I mentioned to you the fact that the Islander

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