Author Archives: James Villani

RECAP: Devils Shutout in Final Game of Western Road Trip

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils were shutout for the fifth time this season thanks to a 3-0 loss in Colorado. The Devils will now return home after posting a 2-4-0 record on a six-game road trip.  The first period doomed the Devils. Tyson Barrie tallied both of the Avalanche’s goals each from peculiar plays.  The

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DAB Pregame: Devils Set to Finish Road Trip in Colorado

Match Overview This afternoon’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 27-36-9 record, which puts them last in the Metropolitan Division, and the Colorado Avalanche, who own a 30-29-12 record which puts them sixth in the Central Division. The Devils have won their past two games and are looking to end

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RECAP: Devils Blow Lead, Remain Winless vs. Rangers

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils were not able to hold onto a two-goal lead and dropped last night’s game against the New York Rangers 4-2. This moves the Devils to a season-low 25-35-9, and 0-3-0 against their cross-river rivals. The first period was certainly the Devils’ best, as they were able to tally two

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DAB Pregame: Undermanned Devils Take on One of NHL’s Hottest Teams

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 25-33-9 record, which puts them last in the Metropolitan Division, and the Washington Capitals, who own a 39-21-7 record, which puts them first in the Metropolitan Division. The Devils have only one goal in their past two games. This does not

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Devils Call-Ups and Their Recent Performances

To say the least, it has been difficult being a New Jersey Devils fan this season. Over the past month, it certainly has not gotten any easier. Injuries have piled up to a season-high, and it has made it difficult for some Devils fans to even recognize the names of the skaters in the lineup.

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Devils Deal Lovejoy for Connor Carrick and a Third-Round Pick

The Deal General manager Ray Shero has done it yet again. In the early hours this morning, the New Jersey Devils announced they have traded defenseman Ben Lovejoy to the Dallas Stars for defenseman Connor Carrick and 2019 third-round pick. The official statement from the team can be seen below: #NHLTrade: The #NJDevils have acquired

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Binghamton Devils Report II: Feat. Hammond, Pietila, Yakovlev, and More

Team Report The Binghamton Devils have struggled over the past few weeks as they went 3-5-2 over their past ten games. Over this stretch, they have been outshot by 48 and outscored by 10. Interestingly enough, the power play and penalty kill both performed better. Over this span, the power play clicked at 29%, and

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New Forward Kenny Agostino Worth a Look

Introduction The New Jersey Devils announced yesterday they successfully claimed forward Kenny Agostino off waivers from the Montreal Canadiens. The 26-year-old left winger appeared in 36 games for the Canadiens this year. The Morristown, New Jersey native was drafted in 2010 by general manager Ray Shero during his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was

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Hamilton, Pesce Should be on Devils Trade Radar

Introduction When looking to see if two teams are compatible with possible trades, the thing you look at is their needs. Luckily for the Devils, the Hurricanes have a surplus of right-handed defenseman and are rumored to want to move one. Luckily for the Hurricanes, they are looking for depth scoring, and that is something

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RECAP: Kinkaid, Johansson Lead Devils to Victory

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils were severely outplayed at 5-on-5 but managed to eke out a 3-2 win. The Devils win ends a three-game losing streak and snaps a three-game Hurricanes winning streak. The first period had a promising start, as Pavel Zacha continued his domination of the Hurricanes when he tallied a power

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