Author Archives: James Villani

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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DAB PREGAME: Devils Take on Streaking Hurricanes at The Rock

  Match Overview Today’s game will feature the New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 20-26-8 record, which puts them last in the Metropolitan Division, and the Carolina Hurricanes, who own a 28-21-6 record, which puts them fifth in the Metropolitan Division. The Devils are coming off the front end of a back-to-back loss to

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Who the Devils Must Trade, and the Possible Returns

Introduction It certainly has been a disappointing season for the New Jersey Devils. They sit ten-plus points out of a playoff spot, signaling they’ll likely be sellers rather than buyers at the trade deadline. The Feb. 25 NHL trade deadline is nearing, so it isn’t a bad idea to start wondering who will be traded and

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DAB: Bardown Bets: Vol. 3

Odds for today’s games (8 of 13 games): (courtesy of WilliamHillNJ) EDM vs. PHI (-140) NJD vs. MTL (-160) ANA vs. WPG (-220) LV  vs. FLA (+105) LAK vs. NYI (-170) TB vs. NYR (+150) DAL vs. NSH (-175) ARI vs. SJS (-220) Round table: Matt M. (1-3-0) Anthony B. (1-5-0) James V. (1-5-0) Matt

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DAB: Bardown Bets: Vol. 2

Odds for today’s games: (courtesy of WilliamHillNJ) PHI vs. BOS (-210) NYR vs. NJD. (-150) CLB vs. WPG (-145) Round table: Anthony B. (1-2-0) James V. (0-3-0) Guests: Chris Mott (0-0-0) and Rob DeLuca (0-3-0) Anthony B. Daily Picks: LOCK: PHI vs. BOS: BOS (-210) VALUE: CLB vs. WPG: CLB (+125) DEVILS: NYR vs. NJD:

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