Tag Archives: Ilya Kovalchuk

Happy 4th! Rangers sign Desharnais, Kovalchuk stays home

On the 4th of July, the Rangers filled one spot by signing David Desharnais for one year, $1 million. It’s a low risk move in hopes that the undersized, speedy veteran center can play fourth line. There once was a … Continue reading

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Boyle only Devils’ UFA signing as dud of an offseason continues

Yesterday was a microcosm of the Devils’ entire offseason – which as a whole got off to a great start with winning the draft lottery, but has been a total dud after that.  Ironically, we kicked off the July 1 … Continue reading

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Devils’ draft has a Euro-feel to it

Somewhat surprisingly, the Devils made few moves on day two of the draft – which came and went yesterday with only one trade for the Devils – and that was a trade down to move out of the sixth round … Continue reading

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Draft lottery and other Devils thoughts

For all the non-playoff teams including the Devils, as well as expansion newbie Vegas, tonight’s the first big night of their offseason with the draft lottery being held at 7:30 in Toronto.  This year’s top selection is expected to be … Continue reading

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What If Kovalchuk Returned?

New Column: An Ilya Kovachuk return to the NHL would be exciting for hockey fans. #Kovalchuk #KHL Continue reading

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Devils Week 2 recap: One Hall of a week

Sitting at the Rock watching the Devils fail to score 5-on-5 yet again (or for nearly 52 minutes failing to score period), I had more than a feeling of same old crap with this offense, which hadn’t scored a 5-on-5 … Continue reading

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Ghosts of seasons past loom over Devils’ 2-0 loss to Kings

What was ironic about the Devils’ loss to the Kings in the teams’ first game since the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals is that for the first period and the early part of the second it didn’t feel like a revenge … Continue reading

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Devils’ extra time woes cost them again in Toronto

Although the Devils’ scoring woes in regulation have been bad enough over the last two seasons, it actually pales in comparison to the Devils’ woes in tie games once regulation ends.  During the last two seasons, New Jersey has just … Continue reading

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Olesz waived as Devils continue to flounder

A day after New Jersey suffered yet another dispiriting loss, this time by a score of 4-0 to Zach Parise‘s Minnesota Wild, the Devils did the equivalent of shuffling deck chairs on the Titanic by putting ineffective forward Rostislav Olesz … Continue reading

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Devils’ golden oldies lead the way past Tampa

When games like last night come along, you cherish them.  You don’t know how long you’re going to get to watch greatness in action, especially since fellow 41-year olds Martin Brodeur and Jaromir Jagr aren’t always going to be as … Continue reading

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