Author Archives: James Villani

RECAP: Devils Squeak by Canes Thanks to Hall’s OT Heroics

Game Summary The Devils concluded the second half of a back-to-back with two-points. It may not have been pretty, but it resulted in a win. The scoring opened up with a Nico Hischier power play goal (video below), the fourth straight game in which he has found the back of the net. Carolina wasn’t able to

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Look to Build Momentum vs. NHL’s Best

  Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature the New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 29-20-8 record, which positions them fourth in the Metropolitan Division, and the Tampa Bay Lightning, who own a 39-16-3 record, which puts them first in the Atlantic Division. The Devils have established themselves as one of the streakier teams in the

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Take On Jackets In Metro Division Battle

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 27-18-8 record which positions them third in the Metropolitan Division, and the Columbus Blue Jackets, who own a 27-23-4 record which puts them 7th in the Metropolitan Division. The New Jersey Devils are coming off a one-goal loss against Calgary on

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Look to Get Back on Track Vs. Struggling Wings

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 24-13-8 record which positions them second in the Metropolitan Division, and the Detroit Redwings, who own an 18-20-7 record which puts them sixth in the Atlantic Division. The New Jersey Devils are coming off a 3-1 loss to Philadelphia on Saturday

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Pavel Zacha’s New Found Success

Follow me on Twitter: @jvillani08 Coming into the 2017-18 season forward Pavel Zacha had hefty expectations. With the preseason injury to center Travis Zajac and the departure of many key forwards from the previous year, many thought it was his time to shine. However, we know this has not been the case. Through the first

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Look to Snap Six-Game Losing Streak

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature the New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 22-12-8 record which positions them third in the Metropolitan Division, and the New York Islanders, who own a 23-18-4 record, which puts them fifth in the division. The Devils are coming off another disappointing showing, which resulted in their sixth consecutive

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Sami Vatanen Having Positive Effect on Devils

Follow me on Twitter: @jvillani08 The New Jersey Devils made a splash earlier in the season when they acquired defenseman Sami Vatanen in a trade that sent forwards Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi and a conditional draft pick to Anaheim. Since his acquistion on November 30th, Vatanen has suited up in the red and black for

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RECAP: Devils Extend Winning Streak to Four, Courtesy of 4-1 Victory vs. Hawks

  Game Summary Thanks to a strong first twenty minutes, the Devils were able to the defeat the Chicago Blackhawks last night by a score of 4 to 1. With the win, New Jersey takes a four-game win streak into the mandatory holiday break. They’ll also have sole possession of the top spot in the

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DAB PREGAME: Banged Up Devils Look To Get Back On Track Vs. Kings

    Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature the New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 16-9-4 record, which positions them fourth in the Metropolitan Division, and the Los Angeles Kings, who own a 20-8-3 record, good for first place in the Pacific Division. The Devils are coming off a much needed two days of

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