Tag Archives: Scott Gomez

Favorite Devil one-hit wonders

As the NHL playoffs start tonight below the Canadian border, one of the things I miss about seeing the Devils participate in them is the possibility of an unexpected big game, big series or big playoffs from unlikely sources. One … Continue reading

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Rock bottom in Newark

There haven’t been many occasions as a Devils fan where I’ve felt worse about the state of the franchise over my nearly thirty years as a fan than right here, right now. Or at least during the first two periods … Continue reading

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Revisiting Alex Mogilny after another snub

Alex Mogilny was not only a great finisher, but a terrific playmaker during a 16-year NHL career that remains overlooked by some clueless writers of the Hockey Hall of Fame. One day, he’ll make it. Getty Images It was a … Continue reading

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Looking back: Devils’ second Cup win twenty years ago

Right now it seems hard to believe there was a time where the Devils were among the elite franchises in the NHL and a perennial championship contender.  Maybe the only reason I do believe it is because I lived through … Continue reading

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Tumultuous week leads only to more excuses and losing

By now the firing of former Devils coach John Hynes is old news, but I haven’t blogged since then in part due to general apathy of the season at this point, and in part because I wanted to see an … Continue reading

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HARD HITS: A Chaotic Return for Tavares, Sean Avery, and the Islanders

Unless you were living in a cave or on vacation without WiFi, Thursday night marked the long anticipated return of John Tavares to Long Island. The former Islanders captain got what was expected from irate fans when the Maple Leafs … Continue reading

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Game #60: Throwback Tuesday – Penguins 4, Devils 3

As has been the case so often with the 2018-19 Devils, looking backwards has been more fun than looking at the present. That was the case again last night when the Devils had ’90’s night at the Prudential Center, which … Continue reading

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Lou to join Islanders as president of hockey operations

In a move that’s been rumored for a few weeks and reported yesterday by Arthur Staple of the Athletic website, the Islanders moved to hire longtime NHL exec Lou Lamoriello as their president of hockey operations, mere weeks after he … Continue reading

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Devils Week 2 recap: One Hall of a week

Sitting at the Rock watching the Devils fail to score 5-on-5 yet again (or for nearly 52 minutes failing to score period), I had more than a feeling of same old crap with this offense, which hadn’t scored a 5-on-5 … Continue reading

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Rangers Defeat Devils 4-2 to clinch President’s Trophy

The Rangers wrapped up the President’s Trophy with a 4-2 win over the Devils. Continue reading

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