Tag Archives: Jesper Bratt

Zuccarello leads the Rangers to important 5-2 win over listless Devils

Maybe I should call out more players. In one of their better efforts, the Rangers rebounded from a tough loss Friday by soundly defeating the listless Devils 5-2 at The Garden. The win allowed them to improve to 16-11-2 with … Continue reading

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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … 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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First quarter of Devils season a success, but many obstacles still ahead

On the morning of Thanksgiving, it’s probably a good time to take a snapshot of the Devils’ season as a whole to this point.  Especially since with 21 games played, more than a quarter of the regular season’s in the … Continue reading

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Entertaining Devils go to 8-2 with a pair of wild wins

Looking in the standings on this dreary Sunday afternoon and seeing a young, exciting Devils team in sole possession first place scoring nearly four goals a game…I have to pinch myself and ask is this 1999 or 2017?!  Indeed we … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: Emotional Stepan on tribute, Golden Knights hot start, Kucherov MVP pick, Devils comeback kids

  The Golden Knights now have 8 wins in 9 games. The 1974-75 Capitals won 8 games their entire 1st season in 1974-75 (went 8-67-5) #VegasBorn pic.twitter.com/UWsaK7R0Og — Golden Knights Realm (@TheVegasRealm) October 28, 2017 This year, I don’t have … Continue reading

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Run and gun Devils make another statement in Toronto

I’m at a loss for words over the Devils’ 3-0 start, where they’ve scored a whopping sixteen goals in those three games and just outgunned one of the top offensive teams in the league at their building.  For a team … Continue reading

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Devils win entertaining home opener marred by injuries

In an unusual Saturday afternoon season-opener, the Devils entertained the fans in the present and showed plenty of promise for the future in a wild 4-1 win over the Avalanche where Cory Schneider returned to pre 2016-17 form with a … Continue reading

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Devils end successful preseason with optomism

Clearly everyone knows that every game this month has been meaningless in terms of the 82-game marathon about to start in October and a lot of times preseason records are misleading.  Yet with this Devils team, there’s cause for real … Continue reading

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