Category Archives: NHL: NJ Devils

Where Does John Hynes Stand Amidst Devils Turbulent Start?

Editor’s Note: This article was written collaboratively by Staff Writers Mike Luci and Matt McCrohan   Author twitter accounts: @matt_mccrohan/@_MikeLuci_ No one has been spared from the finger of blame for the abysmal start our New Jersey Devils have had 19 games into the 2018-2019 season. One of the more recent focuses of this undesired

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RECAP: Costly 30 Seconds Enough To Down Devils In Carolina

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils weren’t able to mount a two-goal comeback, which resulted in their first regulation loss in three game With the loss, the Devils now hold a 8-9-2 record. The first period was the Devils’ kryptonite. The Carolina Hurricanes struck twice in the first thirty seconds of the game. Justin Williams

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DAB Pregame: Devils Hope For Quick Rebound

Matchup Overview Coming off a tough Overtime loss yesterday afternoon, the New Jersey Devils will aim to rebound on the road against a solid Carolina Hurricanes team. Although the Devils did play better on the road against the Flyers, they are still looking to be more consistent and better in their own end while on

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Look To Continue Home Sucess

Matchup Overview Today’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own an 8-8-1 record, which puts them seventh in the Metropolitan Division, and the Detroit Red Wings, who own a 8-9-2 record which puts them seventh in the Atlantic Division. The New Jersey Devils are 6-1-1 at home this season. They’ll look to

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Can The Devils Meet Toronto’s Demands For William Nylander?

The William Nylander contract saga is one of the oddest storylines of the 2018-2019 NHL season. Holdouts aren’t too common in hockey, and more commonly occur in pro-sports leagues like the NFL. The last notable holdout in the NHL was a young Jonathan Drouin back during his days with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Nylander’s situation

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Devils Look to Rebuild Success Against Flyers

Writer’s Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey Preview The Devils are coming off their victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins, hoping to keep the momentum moving forward. After closing out the game at home and not giving up any goals late in the contest, the Devils have started to take steps forward, but this must continue in order to climb

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Trying To Make Sense Of The NHL’s Goaltender Interference Standards

The NHL has its fair share of problems, but one of its biggest is consistency with goaltender interference rulings. This was on full display last night in the New Jersey Devils 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins when Jake Guentzel’s tied the game at 4:04 of the third period. As the video below shows, Sidney Crosby (how fitting) skated the puck in, and fired a shot prior to losing his edge and bulldozing goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Guentzel buries the rebound, while Kinkaid is recoiling from his physical contact with Crosby. Despite a coach’s challenge by New Jersey, the on-ice call stood.

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Four Reasons Why The Devils Have Pittsburgh’s Number

Author’s Twitter Last night, the New Jersey Devils defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 at the Prudential Center, effectively halting their three-game losing streak. Normally, a team and its fans would be elated with such a win, but this was different. When Taylor Hall was named the game’s first star after a four-point performance, he didn’t

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DAB Pregame: Devils Return Home

Overview The New Jersey Devils return home from their first road trip of the season. I wish I could say the road trip was forgettable, rather it was embarrassing, unproductive and simply unbearable to watch at times. The only game worth watching was their 5-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. While the Devils learned a

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Who Is Responsible For The Devils Poor Start

Devils fans on social media have been justifiable frustrated and angry with the team’s performance, deservedly so, and have been pointing the finger of blame at scapegoats ranging from Coach John Hynes, to the defense, to the netminders, to the offense. Surely, injuries are partly to blame for the team’s sudden drop-off in play. But there is one single man who has not gotten much of the criticism that is deserved.

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