Tag Archives: Travis Zajac

Crickets chirping in Newark

NHL.com has this video clip of last night’s ‘highlights’ as nine minutes long.  I beg to differ, and not just because I’m salty over the Devils’ latest fiasco at the Prudential Center.  Even when the Devils had a 2-1 lead … Continue reading

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The Devil Dilemma

Andy Greene defends a Senator during a disappointing 4-2 home loss for the Devils. AP Photo by Bill Kastroun via Getty Images One of the real mysteries of the early season is the inconsistent play of the New Jersey Devils. … Continue reading

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An embarassment on and off the ice

Through ten games the Devils’ season so far has been blown lead after blown lead with brain cramps, bad play and hideous coaching galore in a nightmare that just won’t end.  Or just as accurately, we’ve become an endless loop … Continue reading

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Devils discover yet another blown lead

Jack Hughes thisclose to scoring his 1st NHL goal pic.twitter.com/0nXIRI1g0s — Here's Your Replay ⬇️ (@HeresYourReplay) October 14, 2019 I guess I should be glad the Devils actually decided to have a game on what’s become a faux holiday afternoon … Continue reading

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2019-20 Devils season preview

With the Devils’ preseason now concluded and final roster decisions just days away, it’s time to look forward to the upcoming campaign, which for the Devils will start on Friday in Newark against the Winnipeg Jets.  Even though the team’s … Continue reading

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Hughes and Hall led Devils too much for Rangers

It maybe only preseason. Now, we see what all the hype was all about. Making his first appearance against the big Hudson rival, number one pick Jack Hughes delighted the home crowd in Newark with a magnificent game in a … Continue reading

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Devils offseason preview

While next weekend will certainly be one of the most exciting non-game related weekends in local hockey history with both the Devils and Rangers getting potential franchise players in the first two picks of Friday’s NHL Draft, drafting Jack Hughes … Continue reading

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Game #81: Throwback Thursday – Canes 3, Devils 1

In a lot of ways last night’s penultimate game was a look back at the way things used to be for the Devils.  Specifically, last night’s game in Carolina which clinched a playoff spot for a resurgent Canes team returning … Continue reading

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Game 79: When actual predictions come true

Rangers 2 Devils 4 So, I was on my FB messenger earlier during the second period with my Devils buddy. We were rousing each other on who would win the final meeting of the season. He said 4-2 Rangers. My … Continue reading

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Games #70 & 71: Alberta Edition

I guess it’s true…even the worst offenses in the NHL are capable of getting hot for a couple of games or so. If you’d given me an under on 3.5 goals for these two games in Calgary and Edmonton I … Continue reading

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