Tag Archives: Ondrej Palat

HARD HITS: Leafs’ latest playoff failure leaves more questions for Toronto

After finally exercising the demons by beating the Lightning in the first round, the Maple Leafs couldn’t follow up their first playoff series win in 19 years with a successful second round. Instead, they were hardly competitive in the first … Continue reading

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2022-23 Devils season recap: A franchise reborn

In seasons past, I’ve wanted to get through the year in review as fast was as humanly possible, sometimes even with a game or two left in the season. What was the point of waiting any longer when nothing significant … Continue reading

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Luke Hughes to make postseason debut tomorrow in critical Game Three for Devils

It’s happening. Following two lackluster losses in Carolina to fall behind the Hurricanes two games to none, the Devils will have a different lineup for tomorrow’s critical Game Three. With Ryan Graves struggling in Games One and Two, which saw … Continue reading

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Black Friday: Devils non-compete their way into second straight blowout loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this script before…Devils look overmatched and noncompetitive in the first two games of a playoff series, with their starting goalie getting blown up twice and the team being outplayed in all facets of the game. … Continue reading

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Victory Tuesday: Devils cap historic comeback with second straight home shutout in Game 7

You too, Fitzy. You deserve a bow as much as anyone in this organization for everything that’s gone on this season and the turnaround of this franchise out of the dark ages, back into the spotlight of postseason success. If … Continue reading

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Seventh Hell: Rangers dominated by Devils in Game Seven nightmare, bow out of first round in embarrassing fashion, Devils take series

It was a nightmare finish. The doomsday scenario played out. In what can best be described as Seventh Hell, the Rangers suffered a lopsided 4-0 shutout loss to the Devils in Game Seven that really felt anticlimactic. Instead, it’ll be … Continue reading

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Unpredictability of First Round makes Game Seven between Rangers and Devils hard to call

In sports, there’s nothing like Game Seven. When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, the excitement is through the roof. Both players and fans count down until the drop of the puck. After that, it’s anyone’s guess what will … Continue reading

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Kreider’s big night leads Rangers to huge Game Six win over Devils, force deciding Game Seven on Monday

For a while, it looked a lot similar to the past three games. On their heels at every turn for most of the first period in which they were badly outplayed, the Rangers seemed to be stuck in neutral. They … Continue reading

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Devils’ stunning turnaround continues with domination at the Rock

In a series where logic (or momentum) doesn’t seem to apply, only one thing seems certain at this point…this group of Devils should now be ready for whatever challenges lie ahead. Even though this series clearly isn’t over, last night … Continue reading

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Rangers have no answers for Devils in dismal Game Five shutout loss that puts them on the brink

It started innocently enough. On what was a routine defensive draw cleanly won by Vincent Trocheck, the puck took a funny bounce off Igor Shesterkin. It then went right to Ondrej Palat for a wrist shot that deflected off Adam … Continue reading

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