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Game 27: Shorty’s Everywhere…Devils Win

What a game!! I spent the better portion of the first half of the game pretty much cursing at the entire Devils team. They couldn’t seem to do anything right most of Marty Brodeur so when he got the hook, I wasn’t surprised or displeased. The first two goals were ridiculous. Usually Marty is great […]

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Game 27: Devils Back Home to Face the Senators

  The Matchup:  Ottawa Senators (13-12-3) vs. New Jersey Devils (13-12-1) 7:00 pm at the Rock TV/Radio:  MSG Plus 2/ WFAN 660 AM Know Your Enemy:  The 6th Sens What We Think Of The Senators:  This is the first of 4 meetings between the Devils and the Senators this season.  Last  season, the Senators won […]

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Game 26: Devils End Skid in Toronto

I’ll admit it, I was looking at this game more as an end to a miserable road trip than I was as a possibility to end a losing streak.  Toronto is a deep young team and I always fear going into a place like the Air Canada Center because the noise and the crowd can […]

Let’s Talk Realignment

The NHL’s Board of Governors approved a radical realignment plan Monday night. This new realignment would see the NHL shift away from the conference format back towards the divisional format we’ve missed so much. So what will they be? I haven’t heard anything about how they will be named but this is the layout we […]

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Game 26: Devils Look To End Skid in Toronto

Watch It: MSG   Listen To It: 660 AM The Last 10 Games:  New Jersey is 4-6-0 (and falling) while the Leafs are 5-4-1 Season Series: Toronto leads 1-0 after beating NJ 5-3 on Nov 2nd Know Your Enemy: Puckin Eh  What We Think of the Leafs:  There is only one original six team I can’t stand and that is not […]

Thoughts About Ilya Kovalchuk

I feel obligated to tell you that if you are an Ilya Kovalchuk supporter, you might just want to close your browser and skip right past this article of mine. As I mentioned last week in my quarter season review, I get the feeling when I watch the Devils that something is just missing. In […]

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Game 23: Devils Get Blown Out in Colorado

And that my friends is what can be extremely frustrating about this team. A few weeks ago when the Devils played the Kings, DeBoer mentioned after that game that the effort put forth that night was probably the best he had seen this season. Well if that were true about that game then you can […]

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Game 23: Looking For A Rocky Mountain High

Watch It: MSG+   Listen To It: 660 AM The Last 10 Games:  Colorado is 3-7-0 while NJ is 6-4-0 Know Your Enemy: or in this case Enemies!! JibbleScribbits & Anyone But Detroit What We Think of the Avalanche:  I still hate the Avs for the 2001 defeat in the Finals but that’s ancient history at […]

Thoughts on the First Quarter

  There is no question in anyone’s mind that the start to the Devils 2011/2012 season has been much more enjoyable than the start they got under head coach John MacLean last season. But, that doesn’t mean there aren’t problems or things to worry about. First, let’s look at some of the good things about […]

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Devils Open 1st Game of Home-and-Home Against Islanders

The Matchup: New Jersey Devils (11-8-1) at New York Islanders (5-10-4) 3:00 pm TV/Radio: MSG PLUS 2, MSG PLUS (HD)/WFAN 660 AM Know Your Enemy: Islanders Hockey Blog What We Think of The Islanders: Ouch. The Islanders are coming off of a terrible loss, blowing a 3-1 lead in OT against the Flyers. That pretty […]

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Game 20: Columbus Looks To Crash Thanksgiving Feast

Watch It: MSG + 2   Listen To It: 660 AM The Last 10 Games:  Blue Jackets are 4-5-1 while the Devils are 6-4-0 Know Your Enemy: Light the Lamp What We Think of the Blue Jackets:  I really thought the Blue Jackets would be much better this season. We saw Jeff Carter at least 6 […]

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Game 18: Devils Ride The Lightning

Watch: MSG Plus 2 : Listen: 660 AM Last 10 Games: New Jersey 5-5-0; Tampa Bay 6-4-0 Know Your Enemy:  Lightning Hockey Blog What We Think of TB: The have great scoring ability but for some reason are content on bring boring hockey back to the NHL. Their 1-3-1 is absolutely mind numbing and this, coming […]

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Game 16: Devils v Sabres

Guest blogger Dana W kept up with the Devils and Sabres game for us. Hopwfully we will see more from him around these parts. Thank you Dana!! I know I am supposed to write a recap, but today, I am going to ‘recap’ for you Devil fans as the action unfolds. This might get a […]

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Game 17: Devils Look To Rebound in Buffalo

Watch It: Versus (but no Doc) or Listen To It: 660 AM WFAN The Last 10 Games: Buffalo is 6-4-0 while NJ is 5-5-0 Know Your Enemy: What We Think of the Sabres: The Northeast division will be an interesting one to watch this season because I expected Boston and Montreal to top the division […]

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Game 16: Devils Visit Defending Champs

Watch It: MSG+2 or Listen To It: 660 AM WFAN The Last 10 Games: Boston is 6-4-0 while NJ is 5-5-0 Know Your Enemy: Days of Yorr (one of the best blogs in the Bloguin family!!) What We Think of the Bruins: I wasn’t really paying much attention to the Bruins early on in the […]