Tag Archives: Brian Boyle

Devils teetering on the bubble

It’s been a good news-bad news week for the Devils – the good news is they’re still in a playoff spot, two points and a game in hand up on the sixth place Blue Jackets, while they play the fifth-place … Continue reading

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Devils roller-coaster season continues this weekend

At arguably the Devils’ high water mark of the season just after Christmas, the team was sitting pretty at 22-9-5, two points up on the Caps for first place in the Metro with two games in hand and also eight … Continue reading

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Back…with a vengeance

Just a week ago at the All-Star break things looked bleak for the Devils, with the team in a death spiral of losing combined with some key injuries, it seemed as if this season was going to go the way … Continue reading

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Who wants the two wildcards in the crowded Metro?

With the All-Star break concluding highlighted by Brian Boyle replacing Taylor Hall to represent the Devils to thunderous applause in Tampa from appreciative fans who support the courageous vet battling Leukemia, the question of the day remains the same. Who … Continue reading

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Devils facing first crisis of the season

So far things have been the good ship lollipop for the most part in Newark with the Devils surprising the league through their first 35 games, younger players producing and everyone getting along (except fans with each other, but what … Continue reading

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Devils complete week of happy returns with shootout thriller over Rangers

Although the Devils and Rangers have already played twice at the Garden this season with a split, last night’s wild shootout win at the Rock felt more meaningful somehow.  In fact, you could argue it was the biggest game the … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Rangers and Devils renew rivalry in a big game

Since 2012, you can count on one hand how many important games the Rangers and Devils played. The Battle of Hudson Rivalry has been lacking for a while due to the Devils missing the playoffs every season since hockey legend … Continue reading

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Banged-up Devils rebound with gritty week

I admit it, after the team sloughed their way through two horrible division losses against the Blue Jackets and the Rangers last weekend I was getting a bit concerned the Devils’ good start was going to get buried in the … Continue reading

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Road warriors become home clowns

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to expect from this Devils team period to period anymore let alone game to game.  Just this last week has been a prime example of that.  Start the mini-West Coast swing off strong with … Continue reading

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Boyle Strong, Kids and Gibbons underdog story make Devils fun again

It’s been quite some time since the Devils were good. Most of the names on the backs of the jerseys have changed since the ‘11-12 run to the Stanley Cup Final. Only captain Andy Greene remains. Long gone are Ilya … Continue reading

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