Tag Archives: Mackenzie Blackwood

Free Agent Profile: Braden Holtby, Overrated Washington Capitals’ Goaltender

Introduction There’s a saying in hockey, goalies are weird. One season they will be at a Vezina Trophy caliber level, stopping almost every shot that comes their way. And the next, they turn into a pumpkin and are unable to make a save that even an average backup goalie can. This offseason there is a

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Free Agent Profile: Robin Lehner, Underrated Vegas Netminder

Introduction Up until a few years ago, Robin Lehner was not thought about much. He was nothing more than a young starting goaltender who did not seem to reach his full potential. Then again, he did end up on the Buffalo Sabres, so we cannot fault him that much for that. After leaving the Sabers,

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Mackenzie Blackwood stopping a shot en route to shutting out the Vancouver Canucks. (Photo Credit: Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images)

Goaltending Rivalries Within The Metropolitan Division

Introduction With the New York Rangers’ loss in the Stanley Cup qualifier round against the Carolina Hurricanes, the future of Henrik Lundqvist remains in doubt. Even though the most beloved goaltender on the wrong side of the Hudson River has one more year left on his contract, speculation says the star netminder might have played

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New Jersey Devils Season Recap: The Good and the Bad

Introduction With the recent announcement made by the NHLPA, it seems as if the New Jersey Devils 2019-20 season is over. It started with the utmost potential but ended how almost every year since 2011-12 season, in disappointment. Several things went wrong, but some went right. So let’s take a look at the good and

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What Devils Can Learn From Avalanche in Building Their Roster

The team with the most wide-open window to win a Stanley Cup, by the account of any reasonable NHL onlooker, is the Colorado Avalanche. If your favorite team is in the Central Division, you know this, because the influx of defensive talent on the Avalanche’s roster is seemingly constant.  Colorado’s Defensemen Through the draft came

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DAB Mailbag Part I: Featuring Alex Tuch and Free Agency Options

Introduction After being deprived of sports for now about a month, we thought it would be fun to hold a mailbag type Q&A among our followers. After solid engagement over a few days, I have picked some of the questions and answered them. Given not much else is going on, I have separated this Q&A

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Preview: Devils Look to Play Spoilers vs. Rangers

Writer’s Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey Preview The New Jersey Devils are playing their second game of a back-to-back against their rivals the New York Rangers. They’re coming off of a 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues at The Rock, while the Rangers are coming off of a 6-5 victory in overtime against the Washington Capitals, where

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