Tag Archives: Jonathan Bernier

Devils ink UFA Tatar and RFA Sharangovich on busy day

On my five-point offseason checklist, three of the five points were to sign a legitimate backup goalie (which they did on the first day of UFA with Jonathan Bernier) and find a way to add both a #1 D and … Continue reading

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Rangers sign defenseman Nemeth, add depth with Tinordi and McKegg, DeAngelo put on trial in conference call with Hurricanes, More on a hectic July Frenzy

It was a busy first day in NHL free agency. When it was over, more than $500 million had been spent on 98446712562 players. At least that’s how it felt. Headlining the long list was top free agent defenseman Dougie … Continue reading

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Devils strike big on day one of free agency with Hamilton, Bernier

Where to start after arguably the Devils’ most successful FA frenzy day? Let’s start with the obvious…the Devils’ additions of top-pairing defenseman Dougie Hamilton and veteran goalie Jonathan Bernier make them a much better team than they were twenty-four hours … Continue reading

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Calm before the storm

Twas the night before free agency, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. At least not in New Jersey where all’s suspiciously quiet on the homefront, amid rumors for the last few days … Continue reading

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Game #50 Lundqvist ends shutout drought, Zibanejad power play goal the difference in sweep of Red Wings

Henrik Lundqvist gets congrats from Brady Skjei after stopping all 33 Red Wings shots for his first shutout in over two years. AP Photo credit New York Rangers via Getty Images In a game I didn’t see due to dinner … Continue reading

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Beating the Wings temporarily hides turmoil

After a somewhat predictable week where the Devils got housed against Boston and in Pittsburgh, followed by needing a third-period explosion to beat a spectacularly bad Detroit team, not much has changed for the better.  In fact, you could make … Continue reading

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Barzal leads Islanders to 4-3 shootout win over Red Wings at the old barn

Some home cooking was in order. Mathew Barzal had one of his best games of the season. The second-year center led the Islanders to a much needed 4-3 win over the Red Wings in the shootout at the old barn. … Continue reading

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Flyers bring back JVR, Tavares still silent as Canada Day hits

The biggest news still hasn’t come yet. It looks like John Tavares will not be accepting the Islanders’ eight-year max contract offer. Midnight is about to hit and still nothing on his decision. Maybe it’s gonna be a wait for … Continue reading

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Predators make history with 6-3 win over Ducks to reach Stanley Cup Final

#Predators advance to their first Stanley Cup Final defeating #Ducks 6-3 in great series. Continue reading

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HARD HITS: Battle for Stanley Cup a war of attrition

This is my latest. A hockey column on the Conference Finals. Plus some hard hits on NYR, Caps, Habs. Continue reading

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