Author’s Twitter One month into the 2018-2019 season, and the New Jersey Devils have had their fair share of a revolving player cast going between the AHL and NHL. Joey Anderson, Joel Quenneville, and Eric Gryba were names you probably expected to see on the list—Pavel Zacha? Not so much. Zacha was never supposed to be
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Author’s Twitter The New Jersey Devils entered the weekend having won just once in their last six contests, after their deceptive 4-0-0 start. We’ve learned more about this Devils team in the six games since, namely how New Jersey is essentially a one-line team, and where the holes in this roster are evidently forming. Of the
The New Jersey Devils will face the Tampa Bay Lightning for the first time since last April’s playoff battle. We discuss the matchup while also providing line combinations, keys to victory, players to watch and our prediction for the game.
The losing streak continues for the Devils as they fall to the Nashville Predators 4-3 in overtime. Overall, this was an extremely disappointing game because the Devils certainly played good enough to win. For the most part. At the very least they stopped some of the bleeding by picking up a point. There were no
Game Summary When the horn sounded to end the third period, Devils fans everywhere rejoiced in jubilation over what they just witnessed. The Stanley Cup Champions came to town and were given the business to the tune of a 6-0 defeat. Right from the opening puck drop, New Jersey was flying and applying constant pressure.
The wait is finally over, as the Devils prepare to take the ice at home against the New York Rangers and on the road against the Montreal Canadiens. There is certainly a lot of buzz around this team heading into the season and for good reason. With the rosters being broken up, here are some
Author’s Twitter Going into August, the New Jersey Devils are surrounded by question marks, namely regarding the development of their young players. Center Pavel Zacha is one of the team’s most peculiar cases in this regard. The 2015 sixth-overall pick just completed his second NHL season, where he tallied eight goals and 25 points. Since being
It’s hard to imagine the man that brought in Kyle Palmieri, Taylor Hall, and Marcus Johansson in three consecutive off-seasons will remain silent and not add to his current roster. If Ray Shero isn’t able to find a deal he believes is beneficial for the team both now and moving forward, he may just roll
Follow me on Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey July 1 will be the day that an avalanche will come down on the entire National Hockey League that will change the look of many teams. Free agency provides an opportunity for teams to acquire the necessary assets for taking that next step, or maintain their status as a regular playoff
It’s been over 24 hours since the New Jersey Devils season has ended, and while the bitterness of defeat may still loom large, it should not cloud over the fact this was one of their best seasons in years. The positive takeaways from this season are plentiful and give us plenty to look forward to.