Tag Archives: Jonathan Bernier

Devils’ season again comes to a halt due to COVID

Well I guess it was too much to ask to get through January without another Devils COVID outbreak. It’s hard to keep track anymore of who’s playing and who’s not, part of the reason it’s been hard for me to … Continue reading

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Devils’ winning streak ends amid more bad news

Despite the Devils’ three-game winning streak before last night’s tilt in Boston, I wasn’t getting all nuts about what it meant for our playoff chances (playoffs…playoffs?!) even though in theory a matchup against the current second wild card in Boston … Continue reading

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Devils and NHL limp towards holiday and possible league-wide pause

Right now it’s hard not to be apathetic about the state of the Devils as a team on the ice, and sports/society as a whole off it with the Omicron COVID variant wreaking havoc on three major sports at the … Continue reading

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Devils’ road meltdown indicative of larger problems

It’s basically become a yearly ritual for me to post this classic scene from Wargames whenever crap completely hits the fan for the Devils, symbolically going to DEFCON 1 is my version of pressing the panic button. And make no … Continue reading

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Devils’ turnaround in Tampa earns a vital two points

Momentum is a funny thing sometimes – you just never know when it can shift in a period, a game or even a season for players and teams alike. We saw several examples of this in Tampa this afternoon for … Continue reading

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Rangers win a wild shootout over the Devils in a very entertaining game, Another iffy Subban play injures Blais, Kakko finally gets going

This one had a little bit of everything. There were goals, end to end rushes, saves, hits and some animosity which you come to expect between two close rivals. In the end, the Rangers took the first of four meetings … Continue reading

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Georgiev to get start versus Devils in first game of Battle Of Hudson

Tonight, the Rangers play host to the Devils in the first game of the season between Hudson rivals. Indeed, the Battle Of Hudson is renewed for another year where at least it’ll feel more normal. Even if it’s not quite … Continue reading

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Devils’ winning streak grinds to a halt in another matinee dud

For all the things that may be changing so far with the Devils, apparently one thing destined never to change is the Devils’ dreadful record in weekend home matinees. It seems as if it’s the same script over and over … Continue reading

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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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Devils call up Holtz after costly trip to Anaheim

Might as well post this YouTube of Alexander Holtz’s two-goal night in Utica that the Devils put up on their channel last night (foreshadowing his callup today) instead of anything from Tuesday’s fiasco of a game. Pretty much the less … Continue reading

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