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New Jersey Devils – 2010 Year In Review

When New Jersey rang in the new year on Jan 1, 2010, the Devils found themselves a top the Eastern Conference and tied for 2nd overall in the NHL with 57 points. Yes, they were dealing with injuries as Zubrus, Clarkson and Martin were out but as a whole the team was responding well to […]


Game 36 Recap: Rangers Help Devils To 6th Straight Loss

The Devils headed into their match up with the Rangers riding a 5 game skid and having played very poorly in most of those games. Believe it or not, the Devils have been outscored 24-5 during that 5 game losing streak. The Devils recently had a coaching change but tossed up a pathetic 5-1 loss […]

Devils Rant #23726352 This Season

Yes, there was a snow storm but really, are the Devils worth the price of admission?I decided that in the best interest of following the Devils, that I would step away from this team for a few days. Who am I kidding, it was Christmas and I’ve been a bit busy wrapping gifts, unwrapping gifts, […]


Game 33 Recap: Caps Pound Devils

Different night, same result. We had to know that the Devils were going into a lions den so to speak. The Caps just snapped a long losing streak the other night, needed to get revenge on the Devils for an embarrasing loss last month and need to find momentum going into their big Winter Classic […]


Game 33 Preview: Devils, Caps, Which Team Shows Up?

The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (9-21-2) at the Washington Capitals (19-12-4) Season Series: Third of four meetings this season. Each team has won on home ice in a rout. Alex Ovechkin scored twice, once on a penalty shot, in Washington’s 7-2 victory on Oct. 9, while Johan Hedberg stopped all 30 shots he faced […]

Thoughts After An Embarrassing Weekend

After the performance the Devils put on the ice Friday night, I shut the TV off in disgust and didn’t feel like writing a recap because I wouldn’t have been able to say anything positive. The Devils played so poorly on Friday night that it took NJ almost 50 minutes to put more than 10 […]


Game 31 Preview: Red Hot Predators Skate Into Town

    The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (9-19-2) vs. the Nashville Predators (16-8-6) Season Series: This is the first and only meeting of the season between the teams. The clubs split two games in 2009-10. The Devils earned a 5-2 victory in New Jersey on Feb. 12 when Ilya Kovalchuk scored his first goal as […]

Game 30 Preview: Devils Host ‘Yotes

    The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (8-19-2) vs. the Phoenix Coyotes (14-8-6) Season Series: This is the only meeting of the 2010-11 season between these teams. Phoenix defeated the Devils, 4-3, at Arena on Jan. 14, 2010. Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov had 31 saves to notch the first victory of his career against the […]

Game 28 Preview: Devils Head To Ottawa

     The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (8-17-2) at the Ottawa Senators (12-15-2) Season Series: It’s the first of four meetings this season. New Jersey took the first three meetings on the 2009-10 schedule before Ottawa goalie Brian Elliott stopped all 24 shots in a 3-0 win on Jan. 26, the most recent matchup The […]

The Deivls Are In Need of Something

The Devils were supposed to be awesome this season…so far it has been anything butThere is a lot of chatter on the various Devils forums and websites that I browse throughout the day about the need to get rid of John MacLean. While I can’t say that this seasons shortcomings aren’t his fault, I honestly […]


Game 27 Recap: Devils Drop Third Straight

  The Penguins beat the Devils by a score of 2-1, overcoming an early 1-0 deficit. Once again, Devils fans are a little frustrated at what we saw on the ice. I’ll be honest, I was afraid that a team playing like the Penguins have been playing lately would run the Devils out of the […]

Game 27 Preview: Devils Head To Pittsburgh

      The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (8-16-2) at the Pittsburgh Penguins (18-8-2) Season Series: Second of six meetings between these Atlantic Division rivals. Brent Johnson made 30 saves and Paul Martin had an empty-net goal and an assist against his old team in a 3-1 Pittsburgh win in New Jersey on Oct. 11. The […]


Game 26 Recap: Another Game, More of the Same..Devils Lose

The Quick Saturday Afternoon Recap After an embarrassing loss the other night, MacLean made the Devils watch the entire performance before their friday practice. Would that help the Devils find a way to win in Philly? In the first, the Devils looked OK. That’s all I can say. They didn’t look great but they didn’t […]


GameDay 26: Devils Looking To Rebound Against Flyers

             The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils (8-15-2) visit The Philadelphia Flyers (15-7-4). This is the second meeting of the season. Season Series: The Devils won the first meeting between these two teams just last Saturday. The Devils scored early in the game only to watch Philadelphia tie it late and force OT and then […]