Tag Archives: NJD

DAB Pregame: Shuffling Off To Buffalo

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Coming off an encouraging 4-1 victory on Saturday afternoon, the New Jersey Devils are set to play their first road game of the season against the Buffalo Sabres. The Sabres have a game in

Read More

Share

Recap: Butcher, Bratt Steal The Show At Devils Home Opener

Game Summary After months of anticipation, the season opener finally arrived in Newark. An afternoon filled with fun and festivities was followed by an encouraging 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. Goals were scored by Adam Henrique, Jimmy Hayes, Jesper Bratt, John Moore, and goaltender Cory Schneider made 40 saves. Adam Henrique scored the Devils

Read More

Share

Devils Roster Breakdown: The Permanent Fixtures

Follow me on Twitter Yesterday, the New Jersey Devils unveiled their 23-man NHL roster, which was submitted just before the mid-afternoon deadline. While most of the roster was what Devils fans expected, there were a few surprises that caused some fans to raise eyebrows and even trigger some slight outrage. Forwards like John Quenneville and Joseph

Read More

Share

DAB Pregame: Rivals Get First Glimpses Of Each Other

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview After coming off a 4-1 victory over the Washington Capitals, New Jersey’s second preseason matchup will give them a first look at some players that could compose their cross-river rival’s roster- the New York

Read More

Share

John Moore Poised For Pivotal Season

Author’s Twitter Entering the third and final season of his contract, defenseman John Moore is coming off a modest career season where he tallied 12 goals and 22 points. I wrote an article earlier this summer on how the New Jersey Devils may have an unrealized gem in the 26-year old blue liner. Going into the

Read More

Share

What Could Tim Erixon Bring To The Devils Defense?

Follow me on Twitter Another day, another professional tryout (PTO) handed out by the New Jersey Devils. This one has been issued to defenseman Tim Erixon. The 26-year old had a lot of promise when the New York Rangers acquired him from the Calgary Flames. This is very interesting because he hasn’t really panned out

Read More

Share

Hobey Baker Award Irrelevant To Predicting Butcher’s NHL Success

Author’s TWITTER After having come up short in several previous NCAA free agent sweepstakes, it came as quite a shock when 2017 Hobey Baker Award recipient Will Butcher agreed to sign with the New Jersey Devils. The 22-year old defenseman was originally drafted 123rd overall by the Colorado Avalanche in 2013, and spent the last

Read More

Share

Devils Might Have To Wait For Improvements On Defense

Author’s Twitter We’re two weeks into summer free agency and about a month into the 2017 offseason. With their needs apparent, most of the New Jersey Devils fan base anticipated a busy offseason…and were largely disappointed. While the first overall selection of Nico Hischier along with the acquisitions of Brian Boyle and Marcus Johansson were laudable

Read More

Share

Four Remaining Free Agents the Devils Should Target

On Saturday, July 1, the National Hockey League’s free agent frenzy began at noon. The New Jersey Devils made a subtle splash with the first signing of the day- center Brian Boyle, who signed a two-year deal. The Devils also made three AHL signings by signing forwards Bracken Kearns and Brian Gibbons, and defenseman Brian

Read More

Share

Crowded Down The Middle: New Jersey’s Center Conundrum

Author’s TWITTER After weeks of anticipation, the New Jersey Devils emerged out of the 2017 NHL Draft with the top-ranked prospect- Nico Hischier. The upside is tremendous for the Swiss-born center, who could make the jump straight to the NHL. While I’m sure the Devils roster won’t stay the same between now and the beginning of

Read More

Share