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.
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Author’s Twitter Make no mistake, last night’s 5-2 win breathed new life in this series. The Devils played a hard-fought game, but endured some lengthy stretches of time where they struggled to get the puck out of their own zone. Cory Schneider indisputably reclaimed his starting role back with a remarkable 34-save performance, while Taylor Hall
Series Overview After missing the postseason last year, both the New Jersey Devils and Tampa Bay Lightning have returned to the playoffs. This is Tampa Bay’s fourth postseason appearance in the last five years, which included a 2015 Stanley Cup Final appearance. New Jersey, on the other hand, is back in the playoffs for the
This is it Devils fans, the moment we have all been waiting for. When the puck drops tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the New Jersey Devils will be just 60 minutes away from a victory to clinch a playoff spot. What better way to give the fans a show for Fan Appreciation Night? Beating
Beyond any reasonable doubt, Taylor Hall is the New Jersey Devils’ Most Valuable Player this season. The former first-overall pick leads the Devils in goals (33), assists (52) and points (85) in 71 games played this season. For comparison, the next closest point-producer on the team is Nico Hischier with 49 points in
Despite being outshot 42-28, the New Jersey Devils offense absolutely exploded tonight, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights 8-3. If we are being honest this game was not Devils domination, as a matter of fact it is safe to say after they got Marc-Andre Fleury pulled early in the second, it was all Vegas for the
Game Summary Like most playoff teams, the Devils found a way to win. This was in large part due to Keith Kinkaid’s stellar performance, which downed the hottest team in the NHL 3-2. The Predators dominated the game early on, as was evident by a Mattias Ekholm partial breakaway goal just 1:17 into the contest.
In a game the Devils seemingly dominated from start to finish, they’d fall by a score of 3-2 to the Winnipeg Jets. The Devils fired 43 shots but Hellebuyck was consistently up to the challenge, ending Halls 26 game streak in the process. First Period Ehlers came blazing into the offensive zone and created some
Starting goaltenders (via Left Wing Lock)- MTL- Antti Niemi (Projected) NJD – Keith Kinkaid (Likely) The New Jersey Devils are back in action tonight as they face the Montreal Canadiens at the Prudential Center. This matchup is very big for the Devils as they look to bounce back from this recent three-game losing streak, and
Game Summary It was made clear in the first period that Fleury was going to be tough to beat last night. Severson took a tripping penalty just 4 minutes in, but a strong kill along with a huge left to right save by Schneider on a one-timer opportunity kept the game scoreless. The Devils really