Tag Archives: Pavel Zacha

Devils trade deadline preview

With yesterday’s news that Kyle Palmieri was being scratched for precautionary reasons a clear signal that a trade is the next step for player and team, today’s as good a time as any for the inevitable Devils deadline day preview. … Continue reading

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Devil news and notes in another lost season

In a season unlike any other this schedule still feels weird. On the one hand I feel like we got swept by the Rangers a month ago because of all the games that have been played, but it’s only been … Continue reading

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Blueshirts make it a clean sweep of listless Devils in Newark, Chytil has a goal and assist to deliver first winning streak

Kreider: Man of the people. pic.twitter.com/lg46XTVnVj — New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 6, 2021 Well, it took long enough. The Rangers officially have their first winning streak of the season. In defeating the listless Devils by doubling them up 6-3, … Continue reading

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Kreider’s second hat trick of season highlights Rangers 6-1 win over Devils, Shestyorkin injury a concern

AP Photo by New York Rangers courtesy Getty Images Statistics don’t always tell the whole story about games. If you were to look at the box score of tonight’s game, you wouldn’t have believed the Rangers wound up running away … Continue reading

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Empty feeling still prevalent in Newark

In this of all seasons it’s hard to know where criticism will diverge from reality. I was gonna be even harder on the Devils in the headline, but before even getting to criticisms I have to remind myself that yes, … Continue reading

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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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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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The COVID-19 Concern

As we reach Super Bowl weekend in February, there is a harsh reality for hockey. They’re facing something different this season. Much like the NFL and NBA, the NHL has adversity due to the virtual unknown. Unlike last summer when … Continue reading

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Devils season suspended due to COVID

Might as well post yesterday’s highlights again since it’s the last Devils highlights we’re getting for a few days at least. Because just as I feared after the positive tests (excuse me, COVID list additions) of Kyle Palmieri and Travis … Continue reading

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