Monthly Archives: October 2019

Nico Hischier gets paid

The Devils didn’t wait long to extend Nico Hischier. In the third and final season of his entry level contract, the 2017 first overall pick out of Switzerland received a big extension this afternoon. Here are the details. Breakdown of … Continue reading

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Another Look: Hall elbow on Fox

I didn’t make a big fuss out of it watching the game. Nor did I in the game review involving the Rangers and Devils. However, it’s worth taking a second look at the Taylor Hall elbow on Adam Fox. The … Continue reading

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Game #4: A Devilishly disappointing loss for Blueshirts

Mackenzie Blackwood makes one of 29 saves to lift the Devils to their first win of the season. They defeated the Rangers 5-2. AP Photo via Getty Images courtesy Devils There are going to be nights like this over the … Continue reading

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A Devilish Mess

Pressure is already mounting for John Hynes only six games into the Devils season. AP Photo by Fred Kfoury III via Getty Images When they won the lottery and selected Jack Hughes first overall last June, there was plenty of … Continue reading

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Where is Quinn going with these lines?

Two days before the first meeting between the Rangers and Devils on Thursday, coach David Quinn made some changes to his lines. Before I get into my befuddlement over it, let’s take a look at what reporter Vince Mercogliano tweeted. … Continue reading

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Devils discover yet another blown lead

Jack Hughes thisclose to scoring his 1st NHL goal pic.twitter.com/0nXIRI1g0s — Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) October 14, 2019 I guess I should be glad the Devils actually decided to have a game on what’s become a faux holiday afternoon … Continue reading

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Wolf Pack earn split as Chytil continues hot start, Kravtsov gets first point

This weekend, the Hartford Wolf Pack had two games. They were able to earn a split. On Saturday night, they defeated Springfield 3-1 at the XL Center where the Hartford Whalers used to play. Filip Chytil continues to perform well … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Hot starts by late signings prove one thing

For the whole summer, Mikko Rantanen couldn’t reach agreement with the Avalanche on a new contract. Like many pricey Group II free agents, the high scoring right wing remained unsigned. It didn’t matter. He waited until September 28 to sign … Continue reading

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McDavid and Draisaitl led Oilers spoil Kakko’s big day

Kaapo Kakko is all smiles as he celebrates his first career NHL goal. It came in a 4-1 loss to the Oilers. AP Photo by Bruce Bennett via Getty Images The first goal of a promising NHL career came at … Continue reading

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Kaapo Kakko scores a highlight reel first NHL goal

Late in the first period of a scoreless game between the Oilers and Rangers, Kaapo Kakko finally scored his first NHL goal. The wonderful moment came when Ryan Strome was able to make a perfect backhand pass to put the … Continue reading

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