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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 swept by Caps as the regression continues

There isn’t much good to say about this weekend losing another two games to the Capitals and failing to carry over any momentum from the wild Thursday win over the Sabres. Indeed that win proved to be the only one … 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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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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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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Wedgewood, Devils shut down Islanders

Going into tonight it’s been a glass half-full and half-empty start for the Devils. Good, obviously to be 2-1-1 and have 19-year old Jack Hughes producing at a franchise center level. Of course, the bad being Mackenzie Blackwood’s absence for … Continue reading

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Devils get dumped on with a bag of cold reality

I have to admit my pessimism about the 2021 season was slowly turning into guarded optimism, with five points in our first three games coupled with the welcome news Jesper Bratt is only days away from returning after finally getting … Continue reading

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Devils stun Bruins at the buzzer

Sometimes you hear the phrase instant classic after a dramatic finish, this afternoon’s matinee between the Devils and the Bruins was certainly one of those games where that would apply. From a team perspective it’s too early to tell whether … Continue reading

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Opening Night: Bruins beat Devils 3-2 after shootout

During training camp, the Devils’ team slogan was ‘eNJoy the ride’ with an accent on the NJ logo for t-shirt purposes. As corny as it might have sounded at first blush, there was a very real message in it…this season … Continue reading

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Ruff criticism misguided as accomplished Rangers assistant takes Devils coaching job

Much has been made of Lindy Ruff in this area from impatient fans. The truth is the Rangers have one of the most polarizing fan bases in all of hockey. Such is the mentality of the New York sports fan. … Continue reading

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