Tag Archives: Will Butcher

Game #12 – Devils 5, Penguins 1

We fans can get a little superstitious from time to time.  At times when the team’s slumping we try to change things up (or conversely when going well, we try to repeat our same routine) as if anything we do … Continue reading

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Game #10 – Red Wings 4, Devils 3

Perhaps the only good thing about tonight’s latest disgrace in Detroit is that I wasn’t in front of the TV to watch it whistle to whistle.  I missed most of the first period but from what I read it seemed … Continue reading

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Game #5 – Avalanche 5, Devils 3

There’s a certain bit of irony that in 2018-19 the Avs hung the first loss on the Devils for the season after last year’s great start was kicked into high gear against the Avs in the 2017-18 home opener.  Turns … Continue reading

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Game #4 – Devils 3, Stars 0

After winning their first three games in impressive fashion, the Devils’ challenge last night against the Stars was to avoid a dreaded letdown against a middle of the pack Western Conference team playing on a back-to-back.  My challenge, apparently was … Continue reading

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Game 2 – Devils 6, Capitals 0

In what was certainly a first in franchise history, the Devils had their second home opener on two different continents last night – of course this one was at their more familiar home rink in Newark, NJ.  This was also … Continue reading

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Opening Day – Devils 5, Oilers 2

After five and a half months with no meaningful Devils games, hockey has officially returned today with the Devils’ overseas showdown against the Oilers kicking off at least another 82-game campaign through the beginning of April (and hopefully more after … Continue reading

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Devils season preview

With the 2018-19 NHL season less than twenty-four hours away, it’s finally time to get back into hockey mode, especially for those of us who had their baseball season end months ago (albeit I did win a big fantasy league … Continue reading

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Devils preseason odyssey begins with many questions

For many hockey fans, the Devils’ training camp is one of the more intriguing to watch this month.  A surprise team last year who features the reigning Hart Trophy winner (Taylor Hall) and a top overall pick (Nico Hischier), New … Continue reading

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Summer of calm for Hudson rivals, Rangers and Devils

It’s now been over a week since all the fireworks 🎇 were fired on the first day of free agency. Following John Tavares’ impactful decision to go home like Dorothy to Kansas Toronto, leaving a gaping hole for the Islanders … Continue reading

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Hello, anyone home in Newark?

For years as Devil fans all we’ve been hearing about is how the oodles of cap space we had and the improving team on the ice would both represent a more attractive destination for free agents and give us more … Continue reading

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