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Tumultuous week leads only to more excuses and losing

By now the firing of former Devils coach John Hynes is old news, but I haven’t blogged since then in part due to general apathy of the season at this point, and in part because I wanted to see an … Continue reading

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Devils hit rock bottom (perhaps)

Normally I leave the Devil-Ranger recaps to Derek and certainly things are looking much better on the other side of the river at the moment with the Rangers above .500 and actually getting contributions from more than two or three … Continue reading

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Devils thankful for a rare win on Turkey Day

Quite frankly tonight’s odd Thanksgiving game in Montreal was the first I’d really paid much attention to in the last couple weeks, though I didn’t watch as much of the latter part of the game nursing a headache and turkey … Continue reading

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Beating the Wings temporarily hides turmoil

After a somewhat predictable week where the Devils got housed against Boston and in Pittsburgh, followed by needing a third-period explosion to beat a spectacularly bad Detroit team, not much has changed for the better.  In fact, you could make … Continue reading

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Devils waive Schneider

Six and a half years ago is a long time, but somehow it does seem like just yesterday when I was at the Rock for the 2013 NHL Draft as Lou Lamoriello pulled a fast one on everyone and traded … Continue reading

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A child shall lead them

So what is a team to do when their best player is stuck on two goals finding new and creative ways to not score, their so-called best defenseman has been MIA, their veteran goalie has proven to be useless and … Continue reading

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Crickets chirping in Newark

NHL.com has this video clip of last night’s ‘highlights’ as nine minutes long.  I beg to differ, and not just because I’m salty over the Devils’ latest fiasco at the Prudential Center.  Even when the Devils had a 2-1 lead … Continue reading

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Wheels come off in Alberta

Instead of the winning streak clip from Major League, I get to post this one after the last two games – and really 90% of this season.  I wanted to post the Japanese gardner ‘they’re still ****ty’ clip from Major … Continue reading

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Redemption on the road

Despite my angst over the Devils’ early season struggles, their OT loss points had kept them barely afloat, but they still needed a big road trip to get back on level ground and on Saturday afternoon I didn’t really see … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day in Newark

These days watching the Devils feels like Bill Murray stuck in a near hopeless loop in the ’90’s comedy Groundhog Day, reliving the same nightmare over and over and over again. Devils take lead(s) in a home game, lose leads … Continue reading

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