Author Archives: hasan4978

Moment of the day: Nas’s first win as head coach

Gotta admit, as jaded as I have been about this team and their new head coach, you don’t have a soul if you can’t smile at this clip of the players giving Alain Nasreddine the puck for his long-awaited first … Continue reading

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hall trade imminent

Just three lousy months ago if you’d asked any Devils fan what mid-December would look like, nobody would have pictured that not only would Taylor Hall get traded, but that it would happen this soon.  Heck, on the eve of … Continue reading

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

BREAKING: Hall held out of tonight’s game for ‘precautionary’ reasons

Welp I had zero intention of either watching or paying attention to tonight’s expected housing in Colorado, with the 9-16-5 Devils playing a 20-8-3 Avs team on the road, thirteen points out of a playoff spot in mid-December.  I still … Continue reading

Posted in Devils | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Battle Of Hudson, Devils, NY Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment