Writer’s Twitter: @ChrisMottHockey This will be the year that the curse of winning the President’s Trophy will end. The Tampa Bay Lightning are dominant in every phase of the game from offense to defense to goaltending. There are keys to why Tampa will go all the way this season. They have so much depth scoring
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Last night, The New Jersey Devils lost to the Tampa Bay Lightning for the third time this season. With that, they completed an unfortunate season sweep of the Devils, who seem to have reached rock bottom. In the words of every 90’s sitcom dad ever, I’m not mad, I’m just disappointed. The result of the
Last season, the New Jersey Devils (9-11-5) swept their season series against the Tampa Bay Lightning (19-7-1). Now, the shoe is on the other foot, as the Bolts have won both games played so far in blowout fashion. The Devils will have home ice advantage against Tampa Bay for the first time this season tonight, so there is reason to be optimistic as the Devils have performed well on home ice and abysmal on the road. New Jersey is looking to avoid a season sweep at the hands of the Tampa Bay Lightning while also hoping to end a five-game losing streak when the puck drops tonight at the Rock at 7pm.
Match Overview Tonight’s game will feature your New Jersey Devils, who currently own a 9-9-3 record, which puts them in last place in the Metropolitan Division, and the Tampa Bay Lightning, who own a 16-6-1 record, which puts them second in the Atlantic Division. The Devils need to be more consistent. After a stretch of
This isn’t going to be a long one because there is barely anything to say about last night’s game. It was awful, in every aspect. There was not a single positive to take out of the 8-3 slaughter that took place last night in Tampa Bay. The Lightning’s goal total alone should basically tell the
Author’s Twitter As arbitration hearings get under way, it’s going to put teams limited on cap space in tighter situations, to the point where salary dumps are an inevitability. According to CapFriendly.com, there are 12 teams with less than $6 million in cap space and of those 12, seven of them have less than $3.3
Erik Karlsson is one of (if not the) league’s best defenseman, and it looks like he will be traded by the Ottawa Senators, sooner than later. Given how delapidated the Senators organization currently is right now, this news doesn’t come as a surprise. However, when a player of Karlsson’s caliber is on the cusp of
Editor’s Note: The following piece is solely based on the opinions of the author, and does not reflect the views on this particular topic of the entire Devils Army Blog staff. Today, the Hockey Hall of Fame Selection Committee will announce their choices for the class of 2018. There are many players that will be
Well, it is over. The New Jersey Devils have been eliminated from the playoffs, and we are now left to figure out what to do with our lives. Better ourselves and others around us? Nah. Time to spend every night listening to Mike Millbury and company while watching match ups that don’t affect the Devils.
New Jersey came out aggressive in the first period and created some high quality chances, finally capitalizing with Kyle Palmieri scoring on a five-on-three powerplay. Tampa responded with a shortside goal by JT Miller, created by a quick zone entry and touch passing. The Bolts seemed to take a lead on a Conacher goal that