Monthly Archives: April 2021

Devils dud of a deadline weekend

Let’s face facts, our deadline more or less ended with the Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac trade to the Islanders last weekend. All that was left to do was shift some deck chairs on the Titanic. Sami Vatanen was waived, … Continue reading

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Despite comeback, Rangers suffer a crushing loss to enemy Islanders in overtime, Chytil turnover leads to Pulock winner, Kravtsov records first NHL point

In the first of many match-ups between Russian comrades, Igor Shestyorkin lost to Ilya Sorokin in a frustrating 3-2 overtime loss to the Islanders. It wasn’t his fault. The blame falls on the veteran leadership of the Rangers, who couldn’t … Continue reading

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Georgiev conquers the Islanders again in good bounce back win, Panarin responds and kids step up

It was the play of the kids including goalscorer Alexis Lafreniere celebrating with Kaapo Kakko and Filip Chytil that sparked the Rangers to a good 4-1 win over the Islanders. AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images Over … Continue reading

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A Covid Shot to the playoffs, Vaccinated Rangers turn into the gang that can’t shoot straight in a brutal loss to grittier Penguins

Filip Chytil somehow missed this golden opportunity to score in a frustrating second period that swung the momentum towards the Penguins, who wanted it more in a 5-2 win that crushed the Rangers’ playoff hopes. AP Photo by Spittin’ Chiclets … Continue reading

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When your team trades away a player you love

Photo by @njdlove (Sarra) via Twitter. I’ll be honest. As a fan of the Hudson rival Rangers, I have it better. These days are tough ones for Devils fans, who have seen their once proud team fall on hard times. … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Devils trade Palmieri and Zajac to Islanders for 1st rounder, conditional 4th and two AHL players

Welp local GM’s Tom Fitzgerald and Lou Lamoriello got the trade deadline off to a roaring start on a quiet Wednesday night with if not a total blockbuster, than certainly a meaningful trade for fans of both rival teams. I … Continue reading

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Everything works for Quinn in a blowout of the Penguins, Fox records three points to push Norris candidacy and Panarin dominates

It all worked for the Rangers in an 8-4 thumping of the Pens. AP Photo by New York Rangers via Getty Images You get a goal! You get a goal! pic.twitter.com/ej1KSA7Z1d — Mollie Walker (@MollieeWalkerr) April 7, 2021 Some nights, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Quinn’s lines for Rangers vs Penguins

Yesterday, it was reported that coach David Quinn went with different lines during practice in preparation for the Penguins. The Rangers have the Pens the next two games. So, it’ll be a big test. Considering that they’re still playing meaningful … Continue reading

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Devils trade deadline preview

With yesterday’s news that Kyle Palmieri was being scratched for precautionary reasons a clear signal that a trade is the next step for player and team, today’s as good a time as any for the inevitable Devils deadline day preview. … Continue reading

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Devils’ rally too late in frustrating one-goal loss to Caps, who sweep the season series, Palmieri expected to be traded

“For us, it was probably one of our better games against them. We just didn’t end up on top.” Hear from Zajac after falling to the Capitals 5-4 today. #NJDevils | @UnibetUS pic.twitter.com/KAW1kDVLCT — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 4, … Continue reading

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