Tag Archives: Marcus Johansson

Devils teetering on the bubble

It’s been a good news-bad news week for the Devils – the good news is they’re still in a playoff spot, two points and a game in hand up on the sixth place Blue Jackets, while they play the fifth-place … Continue reading

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Devils roller-coaster season continues this weekend

At arguably the Devils’ high water mark of the season just after Christmas, the team was sitting pretty at 22-9-5, two points up on the Caps for first place in the Metro with two games in hand and also eight … Continue reading

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Devils’ season on the verge of disintegrating

Life is like sports in a lot of ways.  Sometimes life just sucks.  Sometimes sports just suck.  This last month has been the latter as a Devil fan (and really most of the last year adding in the Mets and … Continue reading

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Upon further review, the NHL still sucks

As a die-hard Devils fan I love hockey as a sport, I love the NHL playoffs and think the Stanley Cup championship is the best sports championship out there, both in terms of symbolism and in terms of the two … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Rangers and Devils renew rivalry in a big game

Since 2012, you can count on one hand how many important games the Rangers and Devils played. The Battle of Hudson Rivalry has been lacking for a while due to the Devils missing the playoffs every season since hockey legend … Continue reading

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Banged-up Devils rebound with gritty week

I admit it, after the team sloughed their way through two horrible division losses against the Blue Jackets and the Rangers last weekend I was getting a bit concerned the Devils’ good start was going to get buried in the … Continue reading

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Zuccarello leads the Rangers to important 5-2 win over listless Devils

Maybe I should call out more players. In one of their better efforts, the Rangers rebounded from a tough loss Friday by soundly defeating the listless Devils 5-2 at The Garden. The win allowed them to improve to 16-11-2 with … Continue reading

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Devils trade Henrique, Blandisi and pick for Vatanen and conditional pick

Despite being off for the last couple days, things are still never dull for the 2017-18 Devils, as they pulled off a major trade this morning, dealing popular forward Adam Henrique, AHL forward Joseph Blandisi and a third-rounder to the … Continue reading

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Devils have a post-Thanksgiving feast with two more wins

If you could only use one word to describe this Devils season so far, you’d have to go with thrilling.  Not only is the team incredibly entertaining to watch, but seemingly every game (and certainly every win) comes down to … Continue reading

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First quarter of Devils season a success, but many obstacles still ahead

On the morning of Thanksgiving, it’s probably a good time to take a snapshot of the Devils’ season as a whole to this point.  Especially since with 21 games played, more than a quarter of the regular season’s in the … Continue reading

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