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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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Devils remain in first after skittish homestand

This latest homestand for the Devils – especially the last two games – is a classic glass half full or half empty study.  Do you as a fan harp on the fact that hey the Devils are 10-4-2, are still … Continue reading

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Limping Devils face their first gutcheck of the season

Obviously, it’s still early in the season and the Devils are for the moment cruising along fine with a 9-4-1 record after getting three of a possible six points on their Western Canada swing, although they returned home and laid … Continue reading

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Entertaining Devils go to 8-2 with a pair of wild wins

Looking in the standings on this dreary Sunday afternoon and seeing a young, exciting Devils team in sole possession first place scoring nearly four goals a game…I have to pinch myself and ask is this 1999 or 2017?!  Indeed we … Continue reading

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Hynes, Kinkaid lead Devils to comeback win at MSG

Many times in hockey all of us (fans) will complain about coaching decisions and perhaps at times give coaches too much credit/blame on such things as – who plays, who sits, who’s on what line, does the system fit the … Continue reading

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Run and gun Devils make another statement in Toronto

I’m at a loss for words over the Devils’ 3-0 start, where they’ve scored a whopping sixteen goals in those three games and just outgunned one of the top offensive teams in the league at their building.  For a team … Continue reading

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Devils win entertaining home opener marred by injuries

In an unusual Saturday afternoon season-opener, the Devils entertained the fans in the present and showed plenty of promise for the future in a wild 4-1 win over the Avalanche where Cory Schneider returned to pre 2016-17 form with a … Continue reading

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Devils end successful preseason with optomism

Clearly everyone knows that every game this month has been meaningless in terms of the 82-game marathon about to start in October and a lot of times preseason records are misleading.  Yet with this Devils team, there’s cause for real … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts: A boring NHL summer

Even in a dull summer, there are plenty of NYR thoughts and hockey ones. Continue reading

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Happy 4th! Rangers sign Desharnais, Kovalchuk stays home

On the 4th of July, the Rangers filled one spot by signing David Desharnais for one year, $1 million. It’s a low risk move in hopes that the undersized, speedy veteran center can play fourth line. There once was a … Continue reading

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