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Devils’ winning streak finally ends amid controversy and anger

As the saying goes, it was a fun ride while it lasted! Finally, the Devils’ insane winning streak ended at thirteen straight games after what can only be termed a frustrating 2-1 loss to a Leafs team that was undermanned … Continue reading

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Devils’ dominant four-game winning streak has them in first(!) place at the ten-game mark

While admittedly part of me is annoyed that I haven’t been able to watch or attend as many of these first ten games as I’d have liked to (for various reasons), part of me is also finally starting to be … Continue reading

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Devils take two steps backward against Caps

If you had told me after the first twenty-nine minutes of tonight’s game that I’d be storming out of the arena at the end of the second period booing the team off the ice yet again, I wouldn’t have believed … Continue reading

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Devils improve defense by acquiring Marino from Pens for Ty Smith and third round pick

The Devils upgraded their defense today by adding a proven veteran in a smart deal. In a move that should improve their blue line, they acquired John Marino from the Pens in exchange for Ty Smith and a 2023 third … Continue reading

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Devils continue improving with trade for Marino

Well when I last signed off here, I had gone from disillusioned over the Johnny Gaudreau mess to appeased (for lack of a better word) by a fortuitous late-night signing of Ondrej Palat, and now pleasantly surprised today by Fitz’s … Continue reading

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Day One of the Free Agent Frenzy: As predicted, Trocheck signs with the Rangers, Halak the new backup, Copp heads home and Strome out West, Gaudreau turns down Devils for Blue Jackets, The best contracts of July 13th

Day One of free agency didn’t disappoint. The July 13th FA Frenzy featured almost every big name. There were so many signings that it may as well have been a carnival. Even with the late news that Evander Kane stayed … Continue reading

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Devils’ UFA day starts with promise and ends with frustration – or maybe not?

Predictably after a UFA day for the Devils that saw their biggest acquisitions be a third-line center (Erik Haula) and a seventh defenseman (Brendan Smith), there was no end-of-the day presser from GM Tom Fitzgerald about what can only be … Continue reading

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Rangers storm past Hurricanes 6-2 in stunning conclusion to win series, Advance to Conference Finals showdown with Lightning, Kreider delivers in elimination game, Fox sets record, Shesterkin 37 saves to set up match-up versus Vasilevskiy

They did it. The New York Rangers are going to the Conference Finals. They did it in convincing fashion by going into Raleigh and defeating the Hurricanes 6-2 to take a deciding Game Seven in stunning fashion at PNC Arena. … Continue reading

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It’s Going Seven! Never Say Die Rangers take Game Six over Hurricanes 5-2 to force Game Seven, Chytil scores twice, Goodrow inspires in return, Raanta chased

There will be a Game Seven. It’ll take place on Memorial Day in Raleigh. The never say die Rangers forced the deciding seventh game by delivering a clutch 5-2 win in Game Six over the Hurricanes at MSG. The true … Continue reading

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Hurricane’d To Death: Abysmal Rangers get dominated in an uncompetitive Game Five loss, Face elimination again

Gerard Gallant’s words have been pretty poetic for this series. There’s no such thing as momentum. At least when it comes from winning twice at MSG to tie the second round. It’s advantage home side. After controlling things by posting … Continue reading

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