The New Jersey Devils have assigned Mackenzie Blackwood to Binghamton after G Cory Schneider was activated from injured reserve. He played in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. He played 12 games in New Jersey, recording two shutouts. Blackwood makes his AHL All Star Classic debut next weekend.
Nathan Bastian made his NHL debut on Saturday afternoon after being called up on Saturday morning, only to be assigned to Binghamton after his NHL introduction. Kevin Rooney and Egor Yakoklev were also sent back down.