Tag Archives: Gary Bettman

Devils waive Schneider

Six and a half years ago is a long time, but somehow it does seem like just yesterday when I was at the Rock for the 2013 NHL Draft as Lou Lamoriello pulled a fast one on everyone and traded … Continue reading

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NHL Draft Surprises

From Russia with love. Vasily Podkolzin goes to the @Canucks! 👏 #NHLDraft pic.twitter.com/gEp3Glp1pg — NHL (@NHL) June 22, 2019 On both Day 1 and 2, there were a few surprises at the NHL Draft in Vancouver. Before getting into which … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup playoff thoughts from the outside

By all accounts and logic, this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs was one of the most unpredictable in NHL history.  From the beginning – which saw a shocking sweep of President’s Cup winner Tampa Bay and other first-round upsets of last … Continue reading

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Cam Talbot calls out NHL inconsistency

Once again the NHL goalie interference review is flawed. Someone that’s played the game in the blue paint should be in the situation room. Games are being lost in the playoffs and it’s not right. #inconsistent https://t.co/1DmPfnZC9K — Cam Talbot … Continue reading

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The fallout from the latest call against Rangers and fan backlash

It takes a lot of incompetence to mess up games the way the NHL continues to. This isn’t only a Rangers problem. It’s a league issue that threatens to tarnish the great sport we’re so passionate about. Hockey is played … Continue reading

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Game #15 – Jets 5, Devils 2

I posted the highlights of this game but that’s only about as much as I watched, specifically the latter part of the first period of our latest expected beatdown.  I opted to watch the political program The Circus during the … 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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HARD HITS: Hot summer continues, Zibanejad comparables, Canadiens con fans, Hischier can change Devils

On another balmy July summer afternoon in the Big Apple 🍎, the longest month of the hockey offseason continues. One which seems to be crawling along like the 90 degree temps and 100 heat index with sticky humidity. Indeed, a … Continue reading

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Hard Hits: Why NBC has driven me away

New Post: Why I refuse to watch the end of the Stanley Cup Continue reading

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Devils induct McMullen into Ring of Fire

Last night at the Prudential Center, the Devils christened the new Ring of Fire – created to honor former team members and executives – by inducting former owner John J. McMullen as the inagural member.  Dr. McMullen was the man … Continue reading

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