Tag Archives: Metropolitan Division

RECAP: Devils Extend Winning Streak to Four, Courtesy of 4-1 Victory vs. Hawks

  Game Summary Thanks to a strong first twenty minutes, the Devils were able to the defeat the Chicago Blackhawks last night by a score of 4 to 1. With the win, New Jersey takes a four-game win streak into the mandatory holiday break. They’ll also have sole possession of the top spot in the

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DAB PREGAME: Devils Begin Pivotal Home-And-Home With Blue Jackets

Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature a battle for the top spot in the Metropolitan Division as the New Jersey Devils travel to Columbus to face the first place Blue Jackets. New Jersey is coming off a 5-0 defeat at the hands of one of the worst teams in the league. At such a pivotal

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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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How Ray Shero Stifled the Defenseman Market

Author’s TWITTER   There never seems to be a shortage of trade speculation in the hockey world. Since the draft, seven different trade deals have been completed throughout the league that saw players of all positions, prospects, and draft picks involved. Among the seven trades that transpired over the past three months, one of the

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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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Why the Devils Couldn’t Beat Columbus

The New Jersey Devils have played the five worst teams in the NHL a total of 13 times as of March 24. Out of those squads – Columbus, Vancouver, Winnipeg, Edmonton, and Toronto – the Devils won a mere five times, and attained only 12 out of 26 possible points. Their struggles against the league’s

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DAB Pregame: Rebound or Regress

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Going into tonight’s contest, these cross-river rivals are on two completely different ends of the playoff spectrum. While the Rangers are eons away from catching up to the first place Washington Capitals, they’re nestled

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DAB Pre-Game: Matinee with Marty (Devils vs. Capitals – 2/6/2016)

With legendary former New Jersey Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur in attendance prior to his jersey retirement ceremony on Tuesday against Edmonton, first-time NHL All Star goaltender Braden Holtby and the league-leading Washington Capitals (36-9-4) visit Newark today for the first time this season, as they will face off against the New Jersey Devils (26-20-6) in

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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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DAB Pre-Game: Rivalry at the Rock – Part One (2/2/2016)

Following a five-day break due to All-Star festivities in Nashville, Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils (25-20-5) are ready to face our rivals from across the Hudson River, the New York Rangers (27-17-5), at 7:00 PM tonight in Newark at Prudential Center as each team begins the second half of the regular season. Tonight’s

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