Tag Archives: Jack Hughes

Devils sign Simmonds to one-year deal

I’ve never been as meh about July 1 as I was this year, in part because I wasn’t expecting Ray Shero to dive into the deep end of the pool and in part also because we weren’t about to lose … Continue reading

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What’s not to love about Jack Hughes?

Okay. Judging by the title, I’m going to take a beating from my Ranger fans here. But before you roast me, let’s be honest. Jack Hughes is an American dream. The Devils’ top pick has the looks, smile and personality … Continue reading

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Devils complete dizzying day two with ten picks

After the aforementioned blockbuster for P.K. Subban which kicked off a wild day two at the NHL Draft in Vancouver, Ray Shero still had eight day two picks in the last six rounds to play with including two late 2’s … Continue reading

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Devils pull off blockbuster move for P.K.Subban

The #NJDevils have acquired the Norris Trophy-winning defenseman from the Nashville Predators. — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) June 22, 2019 I admit it up front, I owe Ray Shero an apology.  After multiple offseasons of needlessly sitting on our cap … Continue reading

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Rangers introduce the next franchise player in No. 2 pick Kaapo Kakko

The moment Kaapo Kakko officially became a New York Ranger!#NYRDraft | @SAPSports pic.twitter.com/F2l1jRWrsL — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) June 22, 2019 Shortly after 8 PM (well 5 in Vancouver), the Rangers waited patiently for the Devils to make it official … Continue reading

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Rangers take Kaapo Kakko

Following the Devils doing a nice touch by having Hockey Hall of Famer Martin Brodeur introduce first overall pick in American center Jack Hughes, the Rangers wasted no time. General Manager Jeff Gorton didn’t even thank Vancouver or congratulate the … Continue reading

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Flyer insanity signing Hayes might impact Rangers with Kreider

I was gonna post this about three hours sooner. But a unfortunate panic episode had me recovering with a cold shower following a workout. So, I kept myself occupied doing stuff I needed to do here. What I’m about to … Continue reading

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How Trouba fell into Gorton’s lap

It never made any sense from the beginning. When the Rangers announced the trade last night for Jacob Trouba, the return the Winnipeg Jets got was for a better description, severely lacking. So, how did they only wind up with … Continue reading

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Devils offseason preview

While next weekend will certainly be one of the most exciting non-game related weekends in local hockey history with both the Devils and Rangers getting potential franchise players in the first two picks of Friday’s NHL Draft, drafting Jack Hughes … 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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