Tag Archives: John MacLean

Devils somehow split a sloppy West Coast trip

A few games ago I said at one point the early part of this Devils season was a study in glass half-full and half-empty thinking. They lived that to a tee on the West Coast, following an ugly loss in … Continue reading

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The Greatest Trades In Devils and Rangers History

With the official start of the summer upon us in the heat of two closely fought Stanley Cup Semifinals, I decided to look back at the ’92-93 Canadiens on hockey-reference.com. I don’t know why, but maybe seeing how close the … Continue reading

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Happy 25th Anniversary to Devils and Hasan

It’s June 24, 2020. It was 25 years ago today that the New Jersey Devils won their first Stanley Cup. That was on a hot summer night in 1995 at the old Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford. The ’95 … Continue reading

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Devils decade in review: Mostly dark clouds with a couple of bright patches

I’ve seen some decade in review things sporadically including podcasts and whatnot, plus the NFL’s 100th anniversary stuff but it didn’t really occur to me to do a decade in review for the Devils until I saw someone bring up … 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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New players, same dissapointing Devils

I said after the Devils’ horrendous opener that I didn’t want to go nuts in terms of calling for John Hynes to be fired or anything drastic like that, although I certainly didn’t like the signs coming out of that … Continue reading

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Opening Nightmare

  I really didn’t want to have to rantpost again, not this season and especially not after tonight. Honestly I don’t even know how much my heart is in a rantpost at this point. Last year was embarassing enough as … Continue reading

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The Hudson Rivalry is back!

I gotta admit to something. Being sick plays tricks with you. I have a really bad cold right now. It definitely didn’t help watching the way over hyped and overly dragged out NHL Draft Lottery in Toronto. I had just … Continue reading

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Game #27: Throwback Thursday – Devils 6, Kings 3

After a few days off we’re at my least favorite time of the year as a hockey fan – the Sleepy Coast trip.  Whether I stay up to watch the games on a weeknight depends on both how the team’s … Continue reading

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Game #24: Capital punishment – Caps 6, Devils 3

Perhaps the best way to describe tonight’s game is frustrating, yet typical of the 2018-19 Devils so far.  I was just as in and out of the game as the team was, my attempt to take a pregame nap to … Continue reading

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