Editor’s Note: The following piece solely reflects opinions of the writer, and is not representative of the entire Devils Army Blog staff Projected to finish last in the East Conference this season, the New Jersey Devils demonstrated they have the talent and tenacity to compete with the NHL’s elite and vie for a playoff spot.
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Jesper Bratt was a very pleasant surprise for the Devils last season. Without his red hot first half, it is tough to imagine the Devils would have even made the playoffs. The fact that a former sixth-round pick was able contribute this effectively at the NHL level is a very rare occurrence. Very few players from
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
Well, it is over. The New Jersey Devils have been eliminated from the playoffs, and we are now left to figure out what to do with our lives. Better ourselves and others around us? Nah. Time to spend every night listening to Mike Millbury and company while watching match ups that don’t affect the Devils.
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
New Jersey came out aggressive in the first period and created some high quality chances, finally capitalizing with Kyle Palmieri scoring on a five-on-three powerplay. Tampa responded with a shortside goal by JT Miller, created by a quick zone entry and touch passing. The Bolts seemed to take a lead on a Conacher goal that
Matchup Overview The New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning will square off in their fourth game of a best-of-seven series tonight at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The Devils won their most recent game in a come-from-behind thriller on Monday night, but the Bolts have a 2-1 lead in the series. Defeat
Last night in Newark, New Jersey Devils fans watched playoff hockey at the Prudential Center, something we haven’t seen in recent years. Going into last night’s contest down 2-0 in their series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, we saw the Devils start fighting back and playing their game. The Lightning started getting frustrated as the
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
Matchup Overview Tonight’s game three takes place after the New Jersey Devils dropped the first two contents of this round one playoff series in Tampa Bay. In each matchup, New Jersey fell behind quickly and by a large margin. Tonight they will look to reverse this theme and get a much-needed victory in front