Tag Archives: Mackenzie Blackwood

The 2020-2021 New Jersey Devils’ Fan Wishlist

The calendar has turned to December which means it is the most wonderful time of the year. Unfortunately, this year the holiday season does not overlap with hockey season. That doesn’t mean hockey isn’t on our mind as we write our list to Santa Claus. Us New Jersey Devils’ fans have some Christmas wishes of

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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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Recap: Devils Dominated in Final Game of Road Trip

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils had their six-game point streak snapped last night. It was readily apparent while watching that the Golden Knights were the far superior team, as that comes to no surprise given they are considered as Stanley Cup favorites. The 3-0 shutout drops the Devils to 26-28-12 on the season. The

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Pregame: Devils Look to Extend Two-Game Win Streak in Detroit

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 24-27-10 record, which puts them last in the Metropolitan Division. And the Detroit Red Wings, who own a 15-45-4 record, which puts them last in the Atlantic Division. The Devils come into tonight’s game fresh off an eventful trade deadline. After

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