Tag Archives: John Hynes

A child shall lead them

So what is a team to do when their best player is stuck on two goals finding new and creative ways to not score, their so-called best defenseman has been MIA, their veteran goalie has proven to be useless and … Continue reading

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Crickets chirping in Newark

NHL.com has this video clip of last night’s ‘highlights’ as nine minutes long.  I beg to differ, and not just because I’m salty over the Devils’ latest fiasco at the Prudential Center.  Even when the Devils had a 2-1 lead … Continue reading

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The Devil Dilemma

Andy Greene defends a Senator during a disappointing 4-2 home loss for the Devils. AP Photo by Bill Kastroun via Getty Images One of the real mysteries of the early season is the inconsistent play of the New Jersey Devils. … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: How good are the Islanders?

Mat Barzal celebrates a goal in another Islanders win. They’re off to a hot start in Year Two under Barry Trotz. How good are they? AP Photo by Jim McIsaac via Getty Images It’s Year Two for the Islanders under … Continue reading

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Redemption on the road

Despite my angst over the Devils’ early season struggles, their OT loss points had kept them barely afloat, but they still needed a big road trip to get back on level ground and on Saturday afternoon I didn’t really see … Continue reading

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The points are coming for Hughes

It took a while, but Jack Hughes has come around. The Devils number one overall pick struggled out of the gate by going without a point the first six games of his NHL career. There were some close calls. The … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day in Newark

These days watching the Devils feels like Bill Murray stuck in a near hopeless loop in the ’90’s comedy Groundhog Day, reliving the same nightmare over and over and over again. Devils take lead(s) in a home game, lose leads … Continue reading

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An embarassment on and off the ice

Through ten games the Devils’ season so far has been blown lead after blown lead with brain cramps, bad play and hideous coaching galore in a nightmare that just won’t end.  Or just as accurately, we’ve become an endless loop … Continue reading

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Hughes’ first goal leads to a second straight Devils win

I hadn’t heard this call of Jack Hughes’ first NHL goal till now since I was at the game.  Have to admit it was some call by Cangi…that’s #1 for #1!  Well Hughes does wear #86 but everyone knows what … Continue reading

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Devils discover yet another blown lead

Jack Hughes thisclose to scoring his 1st NHL goal pic.twitter.com/0nXIRI1g0s — Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) October 14, 2019 I guess I should be glad the Devils actually decided to have a game on what’s become a faux holiday afternoon … Continue reading

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