Author Archives: James Villani

DAB Pregame: Devils look to down isles in back-to-back days

  Match Overview After defeating these same Islanders yesterday, the Devils will hope to start the season against their division foes 2-0-0. After securing the win yesterday the Devil’s recent success continues. In their last 15-games the Devils hold a 9-5-1 record, and during this streak they have been improving on their special teams. The

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DAB Pregame: No Love For The Avalanche on Valentine’s Day This Year

    Match Overview After a 4-1 defeat at the hand of the San Jose Sharks on Sunday the Devils will hope to turn it around and remain in the play-off hunt tonight, at The Rock, against Colorado. This will be the first of three match-ups this year between the two teams and it’ll showcase

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NHL Mid-Season Predictions

Be sure to check out the first part of this article titled: NHL Mid-Season Report and Awards     I will be using current conference standings, statistics, and other advanced metrics to predict the rest of the NHL season. Down below will be my final standings, playoff matchups, and results. Eastern Conference (overall conference standings)

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NHL Mid-Season Report and Awards

  Mid-Season Report: The NHL season has officially entered the part of the schedule where there is a mandatory four-day break period for the impending all-star festivities. Each team will be sending at least one of their most talented player to Los Angeles, there they will compete in numerous skill competitions (Saturday on NBCSN at

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Devils Claim Ex-first Round Pick Stefan Noesen

    Who is Stefan Noesen? Stefan Noesen is a 6’2”, 205 pound 23-year old American-born right winger. He was drafted in the first-round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, 21st overall by the Ottawa Senators. He played his junior-hockey career with the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL from 2009-2013. Although Noesen was drafted by

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