Category Archives: Devils

Devils re-sign Coleman and Noesen

Today, the Devils announced the re-signings of restricted free agents Blake Coleman and Stefan Noesen. Two pleasant surprises who contributed to the team’s surprising return to the playoffs, both were revelations under second-year coach John Hynes. Used primarily in checking … Continue reading

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Summer of calm for Hudson rivals, Rangers and Devils

It’s now been over a week since all the fireworks 🎇 were fired on the first day of free agency. Following John Tavares’ impactful decision to go home like Dorothy to Kansas Toronto, leaving a gaping hole for the Islanders … Continue reading

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Are the Rangers in or out on the Karlsson trade?

Last night, rumors swirled that Ottawa and Tampa Bay had agreed in principle to a trade involving Erik Karlsson. Of course, it was refuted by reliable TSN source Elliotte Friedman. Getting denials on a Karlsson trade….we'll just have to let … Continue reading

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Hello, anyone home in Newark?

For years as Devil fans all we’ve been hearing about is how the oodles of cap space we had and the improving team on the ice would both represent a more attractive destination for free agents and give us more … Continue reading

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Stastny agrees to sign with Vegas, clarification on O’Reilly

It’s officially Canada Day. Happy Canada Day to all those who celebrate up north. The July 1 frenzy doesn’t officially get started until high noon. However, that doesn’t mean teams haven’t reached agreements with players. The biggest name today is … Continue reading

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Calm before…the calm? Crickets going into FA weekend

Usually FA binge day isn’t on the weekend, the last time I remember being home for July 1 was an ill-fated FA period for the Devils in 2012.  Granted, they didn’t lose key FA Zach Parise till the actual holiday … Continue reading

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Brodeur and St. Louis highlight 2018 Hockey Hall of Fame Class with Willie O’Ree

Congratulations to the Class of 2018! #HHOF #HHOF2018 pic.twitter.com/KSwDIUKHQM — Hockey Hall of Fame (@HockeyHallFame) June 26, 2018 Yesterday, the phone call came for Martin Brodeur. The all-time winningest goalie and shutout leader will be inducted into the Hockey Hall … Continue reading

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Rangers pass on Wahlstrom to take Kravtsov ninth overall, trade up for K’Andre Miller and grab Nils Lundkvist in wild first round

The first round of the NHL Draft was completed Friday night in Dallas. It marked the first time they hosted one. Maybe it should be the only instance with some unruly fans booing commissioner Gary Bettman as he spoke about … Continue reading

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Taylor Hart Hall wins MVP on emotional Awards night

Taylor Hall mentions Humboldt first in his speech. Pure class. Then: “thank you to NJD fans. To be he first Devils Hart Trophy winner is an honor. Let’s have a great night!” #NHLAwards @NJDevils pic.twitter.com/vCTLiTHvZF — 𝔸𝕣𝕕𝕒 𝕆𝕔𝕒𝕝 (@ArdaOcalTV) June … Continue reading

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Devils’ offseason approaches with question marks

It’s been nearly two months since the Devils’ 2017-18 season ended in Tampa Bay, five games later than most pundits thought it would end in the first round of the playoffs after a 97-point season that surprised the hockey world … Continue reading

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