Category Archives: Devils

Game #36: Shutout Saturday – Devils 2, Hurricanes 0

In honor of kids’ day at the Rock this afternoon I’ll go back to the future with my clip – a interview with new Devil sensation Mackenzie Blackwood after he was drafted in the second round of what has been … Continue reading

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NHL suspends David Backes three games for dangerous hit on Blake Coleman

The Department of Player Safety actually got another one right. They announced the suspension of Bruins forward David Backes yesterday for an illegal check to the head of a unsuspecting Blake Coleman in Thursday’s game. Here is the play in … Continue reading

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Game #35: Triumphant Thursday – Devils 5, Bruins 2

After the holiday break I wouldn’t have minded actually watching a Devils game last night, if only cause it was Mackenzie Blackwood’s second-ever NHL start. Can’t say I was really confident before the game though, especially with the news that … Continue reading

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Game #34: Sinking Sunday – Blue Jackets 3, Devils 0

Today is time to hit the soapbox on another pet peeve topic – scheduling NHL games for the exact same time as when not one but BOTH local NFL teams are playing on a Sunday afternoon (and a holiday weekend … Continue reading

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Game #33: Fun Friday – Devils 5, Senators 2

One of the reasons hockey is such an exciting game is that momentum can take just seconds to swing wildly from one bench to the other. Sometimes a single sequence can tell the entire story of a game. Such was … Continue reading

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Game #32: Tankjob Thursday – Blue Jackets 2, Devils 1

Pretty much the best thing that can be said about tonight’s 2-1 loss in Columbus is just two words – Mackenzie Blackwood. Making his first NHL start tonight, the 2015 second-round pick exceeded expectations in a strong 36-save debut that … Continue reading

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Game #31 – Terrible Tuesday: Leafs 7, Devils 2

First, let’s start out with the good news – if you want to call it that. My cold compelled me to sell my ticket to tonight’s game online at the last minute for a pittance of $15. Truth be told … Continue reading

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Game #30 – Shootout Saturday: Predators 2, Devils 1 (SO)

In baseball there’s a saying that momentum’s only as good as your next day’s starting pitcher.  To a degree that’s true in the NHL as well with goaltending, but hockey also adds the travel element into things.  To wit, the … Continue reading

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Game #30 – Freaky Friday: Devils 5, Golden Knights 4 (OT)

If ever a game was going to drive me to Lloyd Bridges in Airplane! type mania it would have been tonight’s roller coaster of emotions at the Prudential Center.  No I don’t smoke, drink, sniff glue or do amphetamines, but … Continue reading

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Game #29: Messy Monday – Sharks 5, Devils 2

Much to my chagrin I did actually stay up till the finish last night’s Devils game in San Jose, which always looked like a sure loss and even more so after two quick goals given up in the first period … Continue reading

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