Tag Archives: John Quenneville

DAB Pregame: Devils Looking to Even Score Versus Blackhawks

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Hoping to shake off a frustrating penalty-filled 3-2 regulation loss to the Winnipeg Jets, the New Jersey Devils continue their mid-west road trip as they prepare to face off against the Chicago Blackhawks. This will be

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Speers, Lappin Getting Long Looks

Author’s TWITTER   With the preseason set to conclude after this weekend, we’re getting a clearer vision of what the Devils roster will look like to start the season. The initial rounds of cuts saw some of the organization’s top prospects like Mike McLeod, Nathan Bastian, John Quenneville, and Josh Jacobs sent to CHL or down

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Prospects Challenge: Standouts and Strugglers

Last weekend, the New Jersey Devils sent their best and brightest prospects to Buffalo, New York for the second annual Prospects Challenge tournament. The Devils had better fortunes this time around, going 1-1-0 against the Buffalo Sabres and Boston Bruin squads. New Jersey defeated the Sabres 6-3 on Saturday before falling short to the Bruins

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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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Travis Zajac: What’s the Final Verdict?

TWITTER: @MiikeLuci We all thought Travis Zajac would again produce numbers like he did in his third and fourth years. During the 2008-2009 and 2009-2010 seasons, he tallied 45 goals and 129 points, which are totals he hasn’t come close to ever reaching. Stats-wise, Zajac has been nothing short of a disappointment. I’m not saying

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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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The Josefson Experiment: A Work in Progress

It’s been a long journey for 24-year old center Jacob Josefson to get where he is today. Since he was selected 20th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, his professional career was filled with discouraging and downright frustrating obstacles from injuries, his standing on the team’s depth chart, and concerns he was rushed to the

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DAB Pregame: The Wait is Finally Over

Remember to follow us on Titter @DEVILSARMYBLOG and on our Facebook page for live game updates.   Matchup Overview The last time we saw Devils hockey was on April 11th, 2014. The Devils ended the regular season with a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers. The NHL preseason officially begins for the New Jersey Devils

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Putting Things in “Prospect-ive”: Who Stood Out?

Last weekend, I traveled to Buffalo, New York where I was fortunate to catch the New Jersey Devils as they participated in the inaugural Prospects Challenge tournament. Although they wound up going 0-1-1 and got outscored 10-5, there were a good amount of positives that came from the Devils group of rookie hopefuls. The most devastating

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DAB Pregame: The Next Challenge

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog and on our Facebook page for live game updates tonight.   Matchup Overview After being routed 6-2 by the Buffalo Sabres prospects at First Niagara Center last night, the New Jersey Devils prospects will wrap things up tonight against the Boston Bruins prospects at the Harborcenter. This will

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