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Devils’ offseason begins with assistant changes and more lotto luck

With another draft lottery in the books and decisions announced on the coaching staff, the Devils offseason now appears pretty much on hiatus until July for the most part. Things certainly began with a bang on both fronts though, starting … Continue reading

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Devils’ 2021-22 season crawls toward an official closing next week

I admit it, I’ve become almost completely disengaged from this Devils season. And why not, considering they were eliminated from the playoffs at least three months ago (heck, most of the East was more or less eliminated two months ago … Continue reading

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Devils’ horrible three-day stretch spotlights same old issues

At about 3 PM today (three hours ago) I really thought I was gonna be sitting here writing a positive blog for a change. And why not, with the Devils on top of the East-leading Panthers 6-2 after a rousing … Continue reading

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A Devilish Night: Awful second period dooms Rangers in bad loss to Hudson rival Devils, Shesterkin chased for five goals, Kreider gets 42nd in garbage time

They're our stars. They're your stars. They're tonight's three stars. #NJDevils | @UnibetUS pic.twitter.com/FAHRmp2MR3 — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) March 23, 2022 If they were to take anything from last night’s game, the message is simple. Don’t do it again. … Continue reading

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Devils’ skating and skill make the difference in OT win over the Blues

After losses to Columbus and the Rangers on the road, the Devils were looking to get back on the beam this afternoon against the Blues in a normally dreaded matinee game. While the Devils had beaten up on the Blues … Continue reading

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Jack Hughes scores a highlight reel goal in Devils rout of Canucks, former ’19 top pick establishing himself as a superstar

The Devils are scoring goals at a high clip. Jack Hughes is front and center during a hot stretch that’s seen them score seven times in three times over the last seven games. The @NJDevils have six goals against Quinn … Continue reading

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Devils fall short to Penguins despite a goal from Hughes in return, Hischier extends goal streak to four in defeat

It didn’t quite end the way they wanted it to. Even with captain Nico Hischier staying hot by getting the tying goal to extend his goal streak to four, the Devils wound up on the wrong side of a tough … Continue reading

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Another low point in a decade of them

A few hours before actual Groundhog Day, I feel like the Bill Murray character in the movie watching this Devils team, or barely listening to the latest disgrace for this franchise, falling behind 5-0 to the Leafs at home in … Continue reading

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Hockey’s back…if you want it

To a degree today’s Devils game felt like Opening Day II, given the fact we only had one game in the previous ten days due to what’s hopefully the tail end of our COVID outbreak, and Canada building postponements. Plus … Continue reading

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Hughes, Bratt continue to shine as Devils beat Blue Jackets

Despite the fact I was going to my first home game in a few weeks last night, I was not really looking forward to it, partly for reasons discussed in my last blog so I won’t rehash it too much … Continue reading

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