Tag Archives: Tom Fitzgerald

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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Unsettled camp adds to questions surrounding Devils’ 2021 season

With hockey finally set to return in the next couple of days, I should be excited to see my team play for the first time in ten months. In general there’s always a lot of optimism going into a season … Continue reading

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Devils schedule is out, Blackwood signs three-year extension

I have to admit to still feeling mixed emotions over the recent news that the 2021 NHL season will finally begin in about three weeks. Oh it’ll be nice to see the Devils back on the ice finally, since it’s … Continue reading

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Devils sign Dmitry Kulikov, re-sign Nicholas Merkley, Alexander Holtz off to a good start

The Devils signed Dmitry Kulikov to a one-year deal worth $1.15 million. A veteran defenseman of 11 years, Kulikov will turn 30 on Oct. 29. He’s a good skating, left shooting D who can log around 20 minutes in a … Continue reading

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Devils trade Joey Anderson to Leafs for Andreas Johnsson

In a interesting move yesterday, the Devils added some scoring depth by trading Joey Anderson to the Maple Leafs for Andreas Johnsson. Johnsson is a 25-year old left wing who had been a good secondary scorer in Toronto. Signed through … Continue reading

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Devils sign Corey Crawford at 2 years, $3.9 million per

With the Devils needing another goalie after deciding to move on from Cory Schneider, speculation was abound over where GM Tom Fitzgerald would look for a veteran complement to young Mackenzie Blackwood. Unrealistic internet speculation had us trying to get … Continue reading

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Devils stay predictable at the draft table, with a twist

If you were expecting fireworks from Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald’s first draft running the team – i.e. a splashy trade, you might have been dissapointed as the organization used all of its first-round picks. In fact the only draft move … Continue reading

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Devils draft and offseason thoughts

In what has been a surreal seven months since the Devils’ last game, even having the true 2020 offseason begin this week has a different feel to it. If you’re not paying attention you might not have noticed the NHL … 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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