Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

Devil’s Offense: Playoff-Caliber?

Author’s TWITTER   Let me the first to acknowledge how I may seem hypocritical at first before divulging into this topic. If anyone read my earlier article from this week, I voiced a lot of concern on how the departures of Adam Larsson and David Schlemko set the team back on defense, where there already

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Devils Free Agency Report (Part Two): Returning Players and Low Profile Signings

Click HERE to see Part One of our New Jersey Devils Free Agency Report.   Returning Players Devante Smith-Pelly…The play of Devante Smith-Pelly was one of the few things that made the offseason worth watching. Ray Shero acquired DSP at the trade deadline from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for forward Stefan Matteau. It turned out

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Devils Free Agency Report (Part One): Acquisitions and Departures

NHL teams spent over $600 million in contracts on July 1st. The Devils were among those to partake on Friday’s festivities when they made six new acquisitions, and brought back two more players. The Devils currently have over $22 million in cap space with 16 players signed going into the 2016-2017 season (per NHL Numbers.com).

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Three Lessons the Stanley Cup Finals Taught the Devils

Author’s Twitter: @_MikeLuci_ The New Jersey Devils were outsiders looking in at the playoffs for the fourth consecutive year. While they probably wouldn’t have gotten past the first round if they reached the postseason anyway, the consensus of New Jersey’s fan base is optimistic about the direction the team’s headed. The circumstances leading to the

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Speculation: Goligoski a Devil?

Editor’s Note: The following article is based on pure speculation and the opinions of the author. The following content does not reflect the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog staff.   I’ve never been a big fan of free agent or trade speculation but with the New Jersey Devils having the second-most cap space

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Unrestricted: Tyler Kennedy

2015-2016 Summary Everyone thought Tyler Kennedy’s stint with the New Jersey Devils ended before it could even begin. After being invited to training camp as a tryout, Kennedy would leave partly through the preseason due to personal matters. He would reenter the scene in Late-November on a professional tryout contract, and would sign an official

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Unrestricted: Bobby Farnham

2015-2016 Summary It was a season of firsts for the dynamic Bobby Farnham, popularly known by fans as “Wild Thing”. He played a career-high 53 games this season, 50 with New Jersey after general manager Ray Shero claimed him off waivers from his old stomping grounds in Pittsburgh. Farnham instantly won over the Devil’s faithful

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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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DAB Pregame: Devils Look to Stop Red Hot Penguins

Match Overview The Devils travel to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins for the final time this season. The Devils are coming off their first win of the season against Columbus on Sunday evening. Scott Wedgewood notched his first career win, stopping 27/28 shots he faced and earns his second straight start tonight. While the Devils

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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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