Tag Archives: Anton Volchenkov

Devils rebound by the margin of a shoulder against Isles

Playing an Islanders team sitting in last place in the Metro division with 29 points (second worst in the NHL, only above the Sabres with 24 points in the new Atlantic), you would figure last night’s primetime showdown on Long … Continue reading

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

DeBoer, Devils still don’t get it

Let’s face it, the state of area hockey as a whole is laughably bad, no matter which corner of the local triangle you want to look at.  In one corner, you have the Isles who have been buried in last … Continue reading

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

Devils play like turkeys last night

If Devils goalie Cory Schnieder feels like he’s Bill Murray in Groundhog Day so do Devil fans watching this team.  Because we’ve seen games like last night over and over again.  Bad/unneccesary coaching decisions, costly mistakes, intermittent passion and an … Continue reading

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

Lost night

Tonight’s home game against a non-playoff team like Winnipeg isn’t one of the games you should be worried about if you’re a playoff aspirant.  Unfortunately the Devils had two things going against them…number one, the fact this game was just … Continue reading

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

Devils’ not-so-grumpy old men shine again

After the Devils’ 2-1 win against Tampa Bay a few weeks ago when HOF’ers-to be Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr were the first and second stars, I commented about how remarkable it was to have that legendary duo as our … Continue reading

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

Finally, a happy recap in New Jersey

It’s been six months since the Devils got a win that mattered – April 20 last season, to be exact when they beat the Panthers 6-2 in the penultimate weekend of the season keeping their faint playoff hopes alive for … Continue reading

Posted in Battle Of Hudson, Devils, NY Rangers | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Struggling locals battle it out at the Rock tonight

Other than the Devils’ home opener on the 4th, neither us or the Rangers have played a game in the tri-state area this season.  While the Rangers are still in the midst of their season opening nine-game road trip during … Continue reading

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

DeBoer’s lineups continue to mystify

With this season starting in much the way last one ended, a spotlight is now being shined on coach Pete DeBoer and some of his bizarre lineup decisions.  Given the team’s supposed glut of quality players everywhere you would figure … Continue reading

Posted in Devils | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Conflicting emotions of sports

It’s generally rare when two of my teams (Mets, Jets, Devils) play at the same time, but last night that was my dilemma as a fan with the Jets on Monday Night Football at 8:30, while the Devils were playing … Continue reading

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