Tag Archives: Travis Zajac

So far, so good for the Devils in preseason

As a fan you only want two things out of the preseason – good health, and younger players giving you a reason to get excited. Through the first two games of the exhibition season the Devils have accomplished both, scoring … Continue reading

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Cuylle scores twice, Lundkvist gets winner as Rangers rookies split with Flyers

As NHL training camp nears, rookie prospect games are being played at hockey rinks. With the return of Fall on deck, summer will give way to autumn. That means the end of baseball for both the Yankees and Mets. Yes. … Continue reading

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Zajac signs one-day contract, retires as a Devil

With that, and an official press release the Devils announced the signing of Travis Zajac to a one-day contract and formal retirement as a Devil. Zajac will continue to work with the organization on and off the ice in his … Continue reading

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Calm before the storm

Twas the night before free agency, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. At least not in New Jersey where all’s suspiciously quiet on the homefront, amid rumors for the last few days … Continue reading

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Parise, Suter buyout provides reminder of a franchise-changing day

It was just over nine years ago – on the fourth of July to be exact – when the Minnesota Wild made a dual signing that sent shockwaves through the NHL, giving big-name free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter … Continue reading

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Gourde’s shorthanded goal leads Lightning over Islanders in Game Seven, Stanley Cup Final pits Canadiens against defending champs

The Lightning are going back to the Stanley Cup Final. The defending champs bested the gritty Islanders in seven hard fought games thanks to Yanni Gourde’s shorthanded goal last night at Tampa. It was his goal would the Islanders were … Continue reading

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Bolts edge Islanders to quiet The Barn in Game Three

The excitement was palpable. The first big game hosted by Nassau Coliseum in 28 years lived up to the hype. With the Islanders competing in the Conference Finals Stanley Cup Semifinals for a second consecutive year outside the bubble, it … Continue reading

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The Final Four: Awful Officiating a factor in Lightning Game 2 Win over Islanders, Remembering Amirante Anthem in ’94, Rangers still haven’t made Gallant hire official

Let’s start off this post by recognizing what’s going on. The Stanley Cup Semifinals have begun. Or the Final Four. Personally, I prefer the latter. It doesn’t matter that it’s been used for the NCAA Basketball Tournament forever. It just … Continue reading

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Springtime thoughts – playoffs, draft and otherwise

We say this a lot about things as we get older, but I can’t believe it’s been eighteen years since I was at Game 7 of the Devils’ most recent Stanley Cup championship against the Ducks. Besides the actual game … Continue reading

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The NHL Semifinals: Islanders face Lightning in rematch, Canadiens heavy underdogs versus Golden Knights, Thoughts on Avalanche and Bruins, Fox up for Norris

Twenty-four hours apart, the final two teams of the NHL Semifinals finished off their second round series by closing out Game Six at home. With both the Islanders and Golden Knights taking care of business to prevent Game Seven in … Continue reading

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