Category Archives: NHL: NJ Devils

2018 Devils Draft Preview Part I: Realistic Options

Author’s TWITTER Simply put, the Devils have been surprisingly competitive this year (especially when you compare their current play to last season). Nobody predicted they would be anywhere near the playoff picture in February, where they’re comfortably nestled in the Eastern Conference’s first wildcard spot going into tonight’s matchup. I think we’re close enough to the

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Look to Down One of West’s Best

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature the New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 34-25-8 record, which positions them fourth in the Metropolitan Division, and the Winnipeg Jets, who own a 40-17-9 record, which puts them 2nd in the Central Division. The Devils played a strong first two periods in Tuesday night’s 6-4 victory over

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DAB Pregame: Can Devils Prevent Another Lengthy Losing Streak?

Starting goaltenders (via Left Wing Lock)- MTL- Antti Niemi (Projected) NJD – Keith Kinkaid (Likely) The New Jersey Devils are back in action tonight as they face the Montreal Canadiens at the Prudential Center. This matchup is very big for the Devils as they look to bounce back from this recent three-game losing streak, and

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DAB Pregame: Devils Look To Tame Panthers

The sun rose on Thursday in Sunrise, Florida not just to illuminate the natural beauty of the subtropical State, but also the beauty of a hockey game that we are going to witness tonight when the New Jersey Devils and Florida Panthers go horns-to-head in an Eastern Conference playoff race thriller. Both teams are playing

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RECAP: Devils End Penguins’ 11-Game Home Win Streak

Game Summary The Pittsburgh Penguins were unbeaten at home in 11-consecutive games, until last night. The Devils outplayed, outskated, and ultimately beat the defending Stanley Cup champions at their arena 3 to 2. The scoring started in the first period when Sidney Crosby put home a rebound that was redirected through the legs of Keith

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Why Ben Lovejoy Could Be Slipping Through The Cracks

Author’s TWITTER Through the first three months this season, second-year Devils defenseman Ben Lovejoy only appeared in 17 of New Jersey’s first 34 games. Since 2018, Lovejoy has played in every game for the Devils, bringing his seasonal total to 41 contests. Since signing in 2016, Lovejoy has become somewhat of a scapegoat for the team’s

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New Face New Place: Patrick Maroon

After a totally unprecedented trade with the rival New York Rangers to acquire right wing Michael Grabner, most people expected the New Jersey Devils to stand pat today. The clock ticked down and the Devils remained silent. Three o’clock came—still nothing. A few minutes later, however, trades starting breaking left and right. Among those was

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Shero Sends Mixed Message With Grabner Trade

Author’s TWITTER Fresh off a 4-2 home loss to the Minnesota Wild, Devils fans were hastily shifting gears towards getting ready for the Patrik Elias jersey retirement this Saturday, in addition to keeping up with the latest trade deadline rumors. It was a frustrating loss, but the news that followed would make Devils fans forget all

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DAB Pregame: Devils (31-21-8) vs. Wild (32-20-7)

Tonight’s starting goaltenders (via Left Wing Lock)- Alex Stalock (Minnesota), Keith Kinkaid (Projected, New Jersey) The Devils are back in action against the Minnesota Wild tonight at Prudential Center. The Devils currently hang onto the first wild card spot, while Minnesota occupies the second slot in the west. Who/What to Watch Taylor Hall… I will

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