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Trying To Make Sense Of The NHL’s Goaltender Interference Standards

The NHL has its fair share of problems, but one of its biggest is consistency with goaltender interference rulings. This was on full display last night in the New Jersey Devils 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins when Jake Guentzel’s tied the game at 4:04 of the third period. As the video below shows, Sidney Crosby (how fitting) skated the puck in, and fired a shot prior to losing his edge and bulldozing goaltender Keith Kinkaid. Guentzel buries the rebound, while Kinkaid is recoiling from his physical contact with Crosby. Despite a coach’s challenge by New Jersey, the on-ice call stood.

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Four Reasons Why The Devils Have Pittsburgh’s Number

Author’s Twitter Last night, the New Jersey Devils defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 at the Prudential Center, effectively halting their three-game losing streak. Normally, a team and its fans would be elated with such a win, but this was different. When Taylor Hall was named the game’s first star after a four-point performance, he didn’t

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RECAP: Devils End Penguins’ 11-Game Home Win Streak

Game Summary The Pittsburgh Penguins were unbeaten at home in 11-consecutive games, until last night. The Devils outplayed, outskated, and ultimately beat the defending Stanley Cup champions at their arena 3 to 2. The scoring started in the first period when Sidney Crosby put home a rebound that was redirected through the legs of Keith

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Adam Henrique: Why 2017-2018 Could Be His Most Important Season

Follow me on Twitter There’s a good number of storylines following the New Jersey Devils into the 2017-2018 season. Their trifecta of rookies making the final roster- Hischier, Butcher, Bratt, the revamped offense, and whether Cory Schneider will have a rebound season, headline the subplots most Devils fans will follow closely. While it might not seem

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DAB Pregame: Devils Look for First Win of Season Against Penguins in Finale

Author’s Twitter  Tonight’s starting goaltenders courtesy of Left Wing Lock The New Jersey Devils are back in action tonight as they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins. New Jersey is coming off a 1-0 overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers. John Moore picked up his first game-winning goal of the season, and Keith Kinkaid made 35

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DAB Pregame: Steel City Challenge

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview In the wake of a valiant 4-0 shutout that pulled the New Jersey Devils out of a seven-game winless streak, their ability to string wins together will be put to the test tonight as they prepare

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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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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: How Will the Devils Head Into Break?

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game and news updates.   Matchup Overview Tonight will be the last game for both teams before the all-star break begins. Due to the postponement of Sunday’s contest against the Capitals, the Penguins have had just as much time off as

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Devils take on Penguins at the Rock

Matchup Overview: The Devils enter tonight as the hottest they have been in 3 years. On Thursday they completed their season sweep of the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks. Sure the Devils didn’t play “great” and didn’t “deserve” to win, but they came out of the game with two points. This was due to the

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