Tag Archives: eastern conference

Odds Strongly Favor 2018 Playoff Appearance For Devils

Author’s Twitter With their first two months of the season in the books, New Jersey currently brandishes a surprising 14-6-4 record, and sit third in the Metropolitan Division. Most of the hockey world (Devils fans included) are still having trouble coming to grips with the team’s explosive start. It’s worth remembering the Devils are in perhaps

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DAB Pregame: Devils Celebrate #PattysLastLap Vs. The Isles

  Match Overview The Devils (28-38-14) take on the Islanders (39-29-12), who are still in a battle for the last wildcard spot in the Eastern conference, in what is the Devils’ second to last game. Since this is the Devils’ last game at The Rock this year they will be celebrating Patrik Elias who is

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John Hynes: Why He Shouldn’t Go Anywhere

Editor’s Note: The opinions in this article solely reflect those of the writer, and do not represent the entire Devils Army Blog admin and writing staff.   Author’s Twitter I’ve always been a big fan of head coach John Hynes, ever since Ray Shero hired him. As the New Jersey Devils close in on what has

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DAB Pregame: New Look Devils Take on NHL’s Best

    Match Overview After a relatively boring and frustrating trade-deadline, the Devils are back in action tonight at 7:00 PM in Washington D.C.. Tonight’s match-up will feature the NHL-leading Washington Capitals, who hold a 42-13-7 record, and your New Jersey Devils, who currently reside 14th in the Eastern Conference with a 25-25-12 record. On

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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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DAB Tidbits: Devils on Track to Miss 2016 Playoffs

After last night’s thrilling yet crushing overtime loss to the Washington Capitals, the New Jersey Devils lie five points out of the final playoff spot with seven games left. We now have a clearer picture on what New Jersey’s bleak playoff chances look like from a numerical perspective – i.e. what the Devils’ mathematical ceiling

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Regulation Losses Derailing Devils Season

As the final stretch of the season approaches, it remains to be seen whether the New Jersey Devils can stay afloat long enough to secure a playoff birth. This roster is undeniably flawed, but brandishes a tenacious unrelenting style of play we haven’t seen for some time. The positives seem bountiful, and make the future

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