Tag Archives: Nico Hischier

Devils rally to salvage a split with Sabres despite still problematic special teams

Despite the Devils’ 6-3-2 start my confidence in this team was – and is – exceedingly fragile. Even after their first loss to the Sabres last week, I feared the worst and it seemed as if the worst was happening … Continue reading

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A good news, bad news kind of weekend for the Devils

First, let’s get the bad news out of the way – it was a lost weekend for the Devils on the ice as they went pointless in both games, losing 3-2 to a desperate Sabres team on Saturday and 4-3 … 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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Opening Night 2.0 for Devils tonight at the Garden

After more than two weeks off, the Devils are just hours from finally returning to the ice – for the most part. Still a handful of players remain on the COVID list including Travis Zajac, who’s been there the longest … Continue reading

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Sabres season also postponed through the 8th (at least)

As a Devils fan, I feel compelled to apologize to Sabres fans in general and NHL fans at large for the entire season being jeopardized by whatever the heck happened with our franchise in the last week. Thing is, it’s … Continue reading

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Devils circle the wagons in Buffalo

Riding a three-game losing streak heading into this afternoon’s rematch with the Sabres, the Devils got even more bad news before the game when Kyle Palmieri was placed on the COVID list, joining Travis Zajac (added yesterday) and Mackenzie Blackwood … Continue reading

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Devils fall to Sabres in shootout despite resilient effort

On Saturday afternoon up in Buffalo, the Devils battled back to grab a point against the Sabres. Ultimately, their effort wasn’t good enough to get the second point in a 4-3 shootout loss. Despite dropping a third straight game, there … Continue reading

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Hughes led Devils get litmus test against Islanders

The Devils are off to a good start in this shortened 56-game season. With second-year center Jack Hughes leading the way with six points (2-4-6) including a statement two goal, assist game in a 4-3 win over the Rangers on … Continue reading

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Quinn to stick with lineup for tonight’s Hudson battle between the Rangers and Devils

It isn’t a revelation that the Rangers will go with the same lineup that won convincingly over the Islanders this past Saturday. Coach David Quinn usually will stick with what works for the short-term. How can anyone argue this early … Continue reading

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Opening Night thoughts

Well, the NHL is finally back in the Metro area tonight after a number of games around the league last night, as all three locals return to the ice tonight with the Devils taking on the Bruins at the Rock … Continue reading

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