Tag Archives: Mike McLeod

A Devilish question for fans

The Devils defeated the Capitals 4-1 in a preseason game Monday night. Once again, former 2020 first round picks Alex Holtz and Dawson Mercer had good showings. Holtz scored another goal while Mercer had a primary assist. The two yutes … Continue reading

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Devils’ trade for Graves begins offseason with a bang

It’s been more than two months since the Devils season ended and approximately four since their last meaningful game of 2021, waiting for the playoffs to end has felt like just another interminable delay in a year and a half … 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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Buchnevich highlights latest win over Devils by becoming the first Ranger to score a hat trick on their birthday

Today was the birthday of Pavel Buchnevich. He celebrated his 26th birthday in style by making a bit of team history. Buchnevich became the first Ranger to score a hat trick on their birthday. A cool thing for the guy … Continue reading

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Igor Shestyorkin shuts the door on Devils for first career shutout as Rangers take first of four-game series

Igor Shestyorkin is greeted by Captain Happy, Pavel Buchnevich whose shorthanded empty net goal clinched a 3-0 Rangers win over the Devils for Shestyorkin’s first NHL shutout. It was hard fought with the rookie goalie the difference. AP Photo by … Continue reading

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After a quiet Deadline, pressure increases on Rangers

As expected yesterday, the Rangers stayed the course at a quiet Trade Deadline that lacked the pizzazz of past years. While GM Jeff Gorton acknowledged that they explored the market for Brendan Smith, it wasn’t worth it to move him. … Continue reading

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Orlov trips up Devils in low scoring game in overtime

Mikey likey #NJDevils | @Heineken_US pic.twitter.com/fCTSMuvBGM — New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) April 3, 2021 Offense was hard to come by. For sixty minutes, it was virtually nonexistent in a tight checking game between the Devils and Capitals. Only two goals … Continue reading

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Sharangovich sparks Devils past fading Flyers for fourth win in five, Blackwood makes 33 saves

Two very important things to celebrate tonight1. @NJDevils won against the Flyers2. Playing against the Flyers gives us the great reminder that @GrittyNHL is not our mascot We love you @NJDevil00 pic.twitter.com/Io2A3By8JA — Devils on MSG (@DevilsMSGN) March 24, 2021 … Continue reading

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Surprising Devils stick it to the Bruins again

In the season’s opening two games the Devils managed to take three of a possible four points from the defending President’s Cup winning Bruins, but those games looked like an anomaly (at least from the Boston end) given that Boston … Continue reading

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Rangers embarrassed by no name Devils

Let me preface this by saying that I had a sinking feeling. Unless you live in a cave, you can’t feel good about this team. The uneven play. The inconsistency shift to shift. The bad penalties. The mystifying play of … Continue reading

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