Tag Archives: John Tortorella

Kreider’s exciting overtime goal allows Shesterkin to get shutout in a great goalie duel with Hart

If you love goaltending, then tonight was your kind of hockey game. For over 64 minutes, nobody could score on either goalie. It was indeed an old fashioned goalie duel between Carter Hart and Igor Shesterkin at MSG. For most … Continue reading

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Strome and Vatrano contribute in Ducks’ win, Kravtsov not traveling with Rangers for road trip, Hischier rules himself out for Devils opener at Flyers

There’s already plenty to cover in the first week of the new season. Thus far, only a handful of teams have played their first game. That’ll change over the next two nights. Ten games are on Thursday’s schedule. That includes … Continue reading

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Greene retires as a Devil on the eve of the 2022-23 season

With the Devils’ season set to open in less than twenty-four hours against the Flyers I have to admit it’s hard to feel excitement at the moment, not really knowing what to expect from a still young and unproven group. … Continue reading

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Draisaitl gets into it with reporter, flashbacks to Tortorella vs Brooks, Oilers issues

During a press conference on an off day, Leon Draisaitl got into it with a reporter. The former league MVP who ranks second in scoring with 54 points (26-28-54), didn’t particularly care for Jim Matheson’s line of questioning yesterday. After … Continue reading

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It’s Groundhog Day in Newark…again

Even more so than my Wargames clip, the more fitting symbol of what the Devils franchise has become is the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day, where his character re-lives the same day over and over and over again. Only instead … Continue reading

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No treat for Devils fans against Columbus

In our post-relevant era, few teams have given us more fits than the Columbus Blue Jackets, who we’ve gone just 5-14-1 against since the end of the 2014-15 season. Of course we haven’t played the Blue Jackets in nearly twenty … Continue reading

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Henrik Lundqvist retires after 15 NHL seasons

As sure as I am that Derek will eventually post a Lundqvist remembrance piece worthy of his NHL HOF career, I’m just as sure it’s near impossible for him to do it today, on what’s surely an emotional day for … Continue reading

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The Post Quinn Era begins, Gallant the frontrunner, Leetch right to leave, Lindgren gets fair deal, Playoff Picks

It’s already been a long two days since new Team President and GM Chris Drury decided to move on from since departed coach David Quinn. After three years on the job as part of the rebuilding process, Quinn was dismissed … Continue reading

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Rangers fire David Quinn

Two days following exit interviews, the New York Rangers have decided to go in a different direction. Following the abrupt exit of John Davidson and Jeff Gorton last week, new Team President and GM Chris Drury had a tough decision … Continue reading

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Dolan fires Gorton and Davidson in shocker

On the day before the game everyone’s been talking about, both GM Jeff Gorton and Team President John Davidson were fired by MSG CEO James Dolan. It’s a move that’s sent shockwaves through the hockey world. I’m told the firing … Continue reading

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