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Devils’ UFA day starts with promise and ends with frustration – or maybe not?

Predictably after a UFA day for the Devils that saw their biggest acquisitions be a third-line center (Erik Haula) and a seventh defenseman (Brendan Smith), there was no end-of-the day presser from GM Tom Fitzgerald about what can only be … Continue reading

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A Rangers Pioneer Part I: Emile “Cat” Francis

On Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, the Rangers lost a legendary pioneer. Emile “Cat” Francis was a huge part of the Original Six franchise. He was 95. It was as a coach and general manager that he helped shape the team … Continue reading

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Favorite Devil one-hit wonders

As the NHL playoffs start tonight below the Canadian border, one of the things I miss about seeing the Devils participate in them is the possibility of an unexpected big game, big series or big playoffs from unlikely sources. One … Continue reading

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Looking back: Devils’ second Cup win twenty years ago

Right now it seems hard to believe there was a time where the Devils were among the elite franchises in the NHL and a perennial championship contender.  Maybe the only reason I do believe it is because I lived through … Continue reading

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Elias part of another special franchise moment

On Saturday, the Devils have a relatively big game against the rival Islanders, who are currently chasing us and other teams for a playoff spot, and before that another important two points are on the line tonight against the Wild … Continue reading

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Patrik Elias officially retires

This has been inevitable for a while with Devils legend Patrik Elias having not played at all in the ’16-17 season after barely playing in 2015-16, but that doesn’t make today’s announcement of Elias’s retirement any easier to take.  From … Continue reading

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