Tag Archives: Taylor Hall

Two steps forward, one step back

After finally ending a six-game skid with a pair of big division wins earlier this week, the Devils regressed in another weekend beatdown at the hands of the Flyers, who are now 2-0 against their NJ rivals inside of a … Continue reading

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Upon further review, the NHL still sucks

As a die-hard Devils fan I love hockey as a sport, I love the NHL playoffs and think the Stanley Cup championship is the best sports championship out there, both in terms of symbolism and in terms of the two … Continue reading

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Devils complete week of happy returns with shootout thriller over Rangers

Although the Devils and Rangers have already played twice at the Garden this season with a split, last night’s wild shootout win at the Rock felt more meaningful somehow.  In fact, you could argue it was the biggest game the … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Rangers and Devils renew rivalry in a big game

Since 2012, you can count on one hand how many important games the Rangers and Devils played. The Battle of Hudson Rivalry has been lacking for a while due to the Devils missing the playoffs every season since hockey legend … Continue reading

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Banged-up Devils rebound with gritty week

I admit it, after the team sloughed their way through two horrible division losses against the Blue Jackets and the Rangers last weekend I was getting a bit concerned the Devils’ good start was going to get buried in the … Continue reading

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Zuccarello leads the Rangers to important 5-2 win over listless Devils

Maybe I should call out more players. In one of their better efforts, the Rangers rebounded from a tough loss Friday by soundly defeating the listless Devils 5-2 at The Garden. The win allowed them to improve to 16-11-2 with … Continue reading

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Deeper Metro Division will likely get screwed by current playoff format

By show of hands, how many people like the current playoff format? You won’t find me as one who agrees with it. The idea of reestablishing the old divisional playoffs for the first two rounds sounded good in theory. But … Continue reading

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Boyle Strong, Kids and Gibbons underdog story make Devils fun again

It’s been quite some time since the Devils were good. Most of the names on the backs of the jerseys have changed since the ‘11-12 run to the Stanley Cup Final. Only captain Andy Greene remains. Long gone are Ilya … Continue reading

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Devils have a post-Thanksgiving feast with two more wins

If you could only use one word to describe this Devils season so far, you’d have to go with thrilling.  Not only is the team incredibly entertaining to watch, but seemingly every game (and certainly every win) comes down to … Continue reading

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First quarter of Devils season a success, but many obstacles still ahead

On the morning of Thanksgiving, it’s probably a good time to take a snapshot of the Devils’ season as a whole to this point.  Especially since with 21 games played, more than a quarter of the regular season’s in the … Continue reading

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