Tag Archives: Lou Lamoriello

Trotz resigns from Capitals, Islanders next?

In a unsurprising move even if it shocked some in the hockey community, Barry Trotz resigned from the Capitals. He will no longer coach the team he finally guided to its first Stanley Cup. He becomes the fourth coach to … Continue reading

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Devils’ offseason approaches with question marks

It’s been nearly two months since the Devils’ 2017-18 season ended in Tampa Bay, five games later than most pundits thought it would end in the first round of the playoffs after a 97-point season that surprised the hockey world … Continue reading

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Lou cleans house, names self new Islanders GM

As expected, Lou Lamoriello wasted no time making changes. The new Islanders Team President cleaned house by firing both former GM Garth Snow and coach Doug Weight earlier this afternoon. The 75 years young Lou named himself the new general … Continue reading

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Lou to join Islanders as president of hockey operations

In a move that’s been rumored for a few weeks and reported yesterday by Arthur Staple of the Athletic website, the Islanders moved to hire longtime NHL exec Lou Lamoriello as their president of hockey operations, mere weeks after he … Continue reading

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Devils playoff hockey is again a reality

A day after the Devils finally broke their six-year postseason drought I’m still an odd combination of excited and relieved.  Excited for both the journey ahead and enjoying the one just completed (well technically it’ll be completed after game #82 … Continue reading

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Devils on the brink of postseason after rare demolition of Rangers

If this Devils season has been a refreshing change from recent years of hopeless ineptitude and boring hockey, last night at the Rock was even a step above that – it was reminiscent of the glory days with a playoff … Continue reading

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Devils refuse to be snowed out of the playoff race

It’s the morning after Easter in April and there’s a snowstorm outside…one of these things isn’t like the others.  Shockingly I have a snow off day in the spring, so guess now’s as good a time as any to write … Continue reading

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Devils gain ground in tense week

Perhaps it’s best I missed Thursday’s OT loss against the Penguins – which thankfully will either be the last or next to last Thursday game I miss this year.  After all, Tuesday’s game with the Hurricanes had about two or … Continue reading

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Devils conclude surprisingly active deadline acquiring Maroon

Over the last 72 hours, Devils GM Ray Shero has certainly spiced things up and enhanced the Devils’ chances of breaking their five-year long playoff drought, first by the historic cross-river trade with the Rangers for Michael Grabner on Friday night, then … Continue reading

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Rangers trade Grabner to Devils in history making deal by rivals

The last time a trade was made between the Rangers and Devils, they were known as the Colorado Rockies way back in 1979. Before moving to New Jersey, the Rockies dealt star defenseman Barry Beck to the Rangers for Lucien … Continue reading

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