Author Archives: Mike Luci

MSG Network’s “Rookie Week” Under Way- Top Five Devils Rookies (Since 2004)

To coincide with the NHL and NBA drafts taking place in the coming days, MSG Networks announced it will be launching its first ever “Rookie Week.” The programming event starts Monday, and will showcase the best rookies to ever play in the Tri-State Area’s hockey and basketball teams. Features like interviews with members of the

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New Jersey’s Five Greatest Playoff Adversaries

Author’s Twitter Since clinching their first berth in 1988, the New Jersey Devils have made the playoffs in 18 of the last 30 seasons. During that time, New Jersey has faced an array of different teams and some of the game’s all-time greats. Due to the time’s postseason formats and sheer circumstance, New Jersey’s perennial playoff

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Devils Army Blog Staff Picks: Conference Semi-Finals

See how we did with our first round predictions. Despite seeing our New Jersey Devils get eliminated in the first round, we got to watch some thrilling playoff hockey the past two weeks. For those of us that live and breathe hockey, the end of New Jersey’s season doesn’t mark the end of watching playoff

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Three Players Who Won’t Be Back In New Jersey Next Season

Editor’s Note: The following piece solely represents opinions of the writer, and does not reflect the entire Devils Army Blog staff. Author’s Twitter It’s been three days since the New Jersey Devils concluded their 2017-18 campaign. While the wounds may still be fresh, there’s plenty to be excited about with this team going into the

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With Poor Discipline Proving Costly, Devils Biggest Enemy Is Themselves

Author’s Twitter Make no mistake, last night’s 5-2 win breathed new life in this series. The Devils played a hard-fought game, but endured some lengthy stretches of time where they struggled to get the puck out of their own zone. Cory Schneider indisputably reclaimed his starting role back with a remarkable 34-save performance, while Taylor Hall

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Devils Struggling To Solve Tampa Bay’s Dynamic Offense

  Author’s Twitter The New Jersey Devils are heading back to Newark down 2-0 in their round one series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Devils have given up 10 goals in their first two games, while managing to score just five. While the scoreboard makes it seem like the Lightning have been the utterly dominant

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Could Geoff Ward Head Across The River?

Editor’s Note: The following piece is based purely off speculation, and only represents the writer’s opinion, and not the entire Devils Army Blog staff.   Author’s Twitter While the New Jersey Devils are preparing for their second playoff game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, their cross-rival rivals, the New York Rangers, are about to begin searching

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DAB Pregame: The Quest Begins

Remember to Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates. Matchup Overview Following up on our preview of this round one matchup, the New Jersey Devils will certainly have their hands full against a stacked and well-balanced team in the Tampa Bay Lightning. If yesterday’s

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