Tag Archives: Mark Recchi

Devils and NHL limp towards holiday and possible league-wide pause

Right now it’s hard not to be apathetic about the state of the Devils as a team on the ice, and sports/society as a whole off it with the Omicron COVID variant wreaking havoc on three major sports at the … Continue reading

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It’s Groundhog Day in Newark…again

Even more so than my Wargames clip, the more fitting symbol of what the Devils franchise has become is the Bill Murray movie Groundhog Day, where his character re-lives the same day over and over and over again. Only instead … Continue reading

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Devils’ lost home week only increases the angst of fans

I can’t even figure out where to begin with this blog. There’s so much I want to say about this franchise, and yet I have so little interest in saying it at this point. It’s sort of a dual personality … Continue reading

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Devils feast on the Flyers to close holiday weekend

It’s only been a few days since my last blog but there’s been a bit of Devils news since then. First and foremost, after coach Lindy Ruff called Jack Hughes’ imminent return from a shoulder injury close last week, he … Continue reading

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Devils thwarted by goalposts and a hideous PP in a pre-turkey shootout defeat

Last night was a rare game where I had the choice to either go or not go without worrying about eating money on tickets, since I’d already sold my regular section for last night’s game but still had a free … Continue reading

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Devils 2021 season recap and look ahead : The Young Guns take over

Much like everything else in this last year plus, the 2021 Devils season had wildly emotional ups and downs, with lots of unexpected obstacles to overcome. I’m going to make a comparison to where we are as a country on … Continue reading

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Rock bottom in Newark

There haven’t been many occasions as a Devils fan where I’ve felt worse about the state of the franchise over my nearly thirty years as a fan than right here, right now. Or at least during the first two periods … Continue reading

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Devils illusory junktime surge ends in Beantown

In the previously on part of this blog, to recap since it’s been a while – the last time I really paid any serious attention to a Devils game was the Ranger weekend fiasco. I mentally shut off entirely after … Continue reading

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Devils draft and offseason thoughts

In what has been a surreal seven months since the Devils’ last game, even having the true 2020 offseason begin this week has a different feel to it. If you’re not paying attention you might not have noticed the NHL … 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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