Tag Archives: Joe Blandisi

Recap: The Struggle Continues as Blue Jackets Shut Out Devils

Twitter: Rob DeLuca Game Summary The New Jersey Devils winless streak has now been extended to seven games (0-5-2), following a 3-0 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday evening. The game started off quiet as most games do in the opening minutes. The Blue Jackets then took two penalties five minutes into the first

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DAB PREGAME: PRE-SEASON RIVALRY

The 2016 season is officially upon us, as the Devils played their first pre-season (split squad) games in Montreal and Philly respectively on Monday. The Devils won both contests and there were overall good performances by many of the youngsters and vets alike. These games were more about establishing some early chemistry between new teammates

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Elias/Zacha Union Appearing Unlikely

Author’s TWITTER   Amidst the speculation on what general manager Ray Shero will do to improve the New Jersey Devils this offseason, two unanswered questions have remained in circulation: “Will the Devils bring Patrik Elias back?” and “Will Pavel Zacha be on next year’s roster?” Both players are in complete opposite states of their careers.

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Unrestricted: Patrik Elias

2015-2016 Summary It’s been nothing short of an uphill battle for Patrik Elias to stay healthy over the past few years. His last full season was technically the lockout-shortened 2012-2013 campaign, in which he tallied 14 goals and 36 points in all 48 contests. Since then, Elias has missed 96 games over three seasons due

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Three Devils Prospects Ready to Make NHL Jump

Next year the Devils will continue their transition period. With older player like Ruutu, Tlusty, and potentially Elias on their way out, more spots are opening up for the Devils prospects. Next year, it will certainly be important for Reid Boucher and Joseph Blandisi to improve on the stellar campaigns they had this year; but

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DAB Pregame: Going RETRO (Night One)

Author’s Twitter: @MiikeLuci   Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Tonight, the New Jersey Devils look to go undefeated (in regulation) against their divisional rivals, the Philadelphia Flyers. Not only would the Flyers be the sixth team that fails to

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Writers Roundtable: The Final Stretch Approaches

Twitter (writer of article): @MiikeLuci   Since our last edition of Writers Roundtable, the New Jersey Devils haven’t left us with a lack of topics to discuss. As of writing this, the Devils are coming off a three-game winning streak and occupy the third spot in the Metropolitan Division. Between injuries and the unprecedented breakout

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DAB Pregame: The Night is Finally Here

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview If a pregame ceremony like tonight’s doesn’t get the Devils firing out of the gate, they might as well stick a knife in the rest of their season. After months of anticipation, tonight’s matchup

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DAB Pregame: Fight Fire with Fire

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates   Matchup Overview Saturday’s 2-0 shutout over the Phoenix Coyotes was a silver lining to an otherwise hapless four-game road trip. The Devils do however, have another opportunity to win back-to-backs against the Calgary Flames tonight. The

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Scott Gomez: No Need to Retread

Scott Gomez’s misfortunes this season made a lot of Devils fans strive for his services. The opportunities for his availability started when the St. Louis Blues placed Gomez on waivers before eventually releasing him. Gomez recently signed a PTO with the AHL’s Hershey Bears, showing explicit hope of salvaging what has been a very storied

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