Category Archives: New Jersey Devils
The shootout. The mere mention of the word sends many Devils fans and even players running for the hills. Currently, the Devils are 0-11 in the shootout for the season and the only NHL team to not have a shootout win. Jacob Josefson, Jaromir Jagr, and Reid Boucher are the only New Jersey players to have scored in the skills competition this season, making the team mark 3-39 attempts on the season. In their last game, a 3-2 shootout loss to the Buffalo Sabres, it extends the Devils to a NHL record 15 straight dating back to last season. (more…)
For the New Jersey Devils, the Olympic break could not have come at a better time. In the stretch of games before the NHL players headed to Sochi, the Devils looked tired and deflated as a team. The offense was invisible, the defense could not hold a lead, and the Devils crumbled in the final minutes of games, giving out points left and right. After their first two games back since the season started up again, a 5-2 victory over Columbus and a 6-1 rout of the Islanders, has this team changed for the better in their hunt for a playoff spot? (more…)
With the Olympics underway, and the NHL on a 17 day break or so, it is time to celebrate how great the game is as we watch the best players from around the world battle it out for the ultimate glory. However, in just a couple weeks we will be watching as our favourite teams decide whether to add depth, rebuild, move a goalie, or make a blockbuster move before the trade deadline strikes. So who are some names to really watch out for come March 5th or maybe even before? I have put together a list of guys who have a strong likelihood of switching teams and some to just keep an eye out for. (more…)
Being a goaltender in the National Hockey League is of one of the most demanding jobs in sports. A goalie is the last line of defense, a goalie can win or lose a game singlehandedly, and a goalie can be the hero of 20,000 fans any given night, or their enemy. For New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur, he has been the hero of generations of Devils fans for the better part of a decade, but is the time for this legendary goaltender in the Garden State at and end? (more…)
After a strong start, the Bruins couldn’t hold on to their initial lead they had held throughout the game and dropped a 4-3 decision to New Jersey.
Boston has three upcoming games this week, including three different opponents from three different divisions.