In today’s NHL rumors rundown, the New Jersey Devils are working on an extension for their general manager despite a dreadful season. Meanwhile, the Vancouver Canucks are expect to start serious conversations with their head coach about staying, while the Montreal Canadiens have some important roster decisions to make. Finally, the Edmonton Oilers have to
Just when you think things can’t get any worse, they somehow do. It’s been that kind of season for the New Jersey Devils, as they dropped four in a row to the New York Rangers in a four-game series. But the Devils’ lopsided defeats to the Rangers exposed some troubling trends that have plagued them
Graeme Clarke’s first pro season isn’t exactly following the script most kids do when making the jump from junior hockey. But then again, these are uncertain times, right? In the midst of the pandemic, and the OHL not a viable option to return to this fall Clarke took his talents to South Beach, err Slovakia.
April has arrived, and the New Jersey Devils are seventh in the NHL East Division with a 13-16-6 record for 32 points. They’ve played one game in April so far, a 2-1 overtime loss to the Washington Capitals at home after a road trip, and are coming off a few losses and a shutout to
In 2015, defenseman Ty Smith was selected first overall by the Spokane Chiefs of the Western Hockey League. During his time with the Chiefs, Smith made a major impact on the game and was twice labeled as the best defenseman throughout all of junior hockey. He totaled 235 points over a span of 240 games
The 2020-21 National Hockey League season is a bit more than halfway over, and the New Jersey Devils stand seventh in the MassMutual East Division – 12 points ahead of the Buffalo Sabres and six points behind the Philadelphia Flyers. With 31 games played and 25 to go, the final push to the postseason is
Special teams have been an absolute nightmare for the New Jersey Devils through the first half of their 2020-21 season. Without going back and looking through every game, there are likely more than a few instances where the penalty kill and power play cost them a shot at getting a win. Fortunately, the penalty kill has come
It might be crazy to think about, but with the NHL season approaching the halfway point, that means the trade deadline will be upon us before you know it. With yesterday marking March 1, most media outlets released a trade bait or trade watch list of players most likely to be moved by the April 12
This season was always going to be a bit of a throwaway season for the New Jersey Devils. If you haven’t figured it out yet, they probably aren’t winning the 2021 Stanley Cup. But hey if we’re wrong, we’ll be gladly wrong because it would likely be one hell of a ride with fun stories
Despite a 16-day hiatus, due to a COVID-19 outbreak, the New Jersey Devils continue to turn a lot of heads in terms of their better-than-expected performance so far this season. To further elaborate on that claim, the Devils’ overall record is nothing spectacular, however, for their standards, they are definitely heading in the right direction.
The New Jersey Devils’ season may be suspended for the time being. However, their AHL team, the Binghamton Devils, continue to get their season underway. On Feb. 8, they completed their first game of the year with a thrilling 4-3 OT win against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Similar to their NHL partner, prior to their first
Jesper Bratt is back and that’s good news for the New Jersey Devils. First-year coach Lindy Ruff wasted no time inserting Bratt into his roster and giving him top-line minutes alongside Jack Hughes. His first game back, he didn’t score any points, but considering he hasn’t played since last season, he didn’t look particularly rusty.
If you weren’t able to watch the game and only saw/heard about the final score of the New Jersey Devils opening game of the 2020-21 NHL season – a 3-2 shootout loss to the Boston Bruins at Prudential Center – you might think they did pretty well considering the Bruins were the President’s Trophy winners
On the final day of 2020, the New Jersey Devils held their first training camp to kick off their new season. Aside from the team trying to get back into the swing of things, training camp allows for the media to ask any questions to a respective player or coach. When sophomore year player, Jack
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news on the status of talks between the Boston Bruins and Zdeno Chara. Are the Bruins actually interested more in another defenseman? In Winnipeg, reports are that Jack Roslovic has officially asked for a trade. The Edmonton Oilers have brought in two players for PTOs and one might
With the announcement of a Jan. 13 start to the 2020-21 NHL season, things are beginning to ratchet up. In a mid-week news and rumors roundup, we take a look at a key restricted free agent signed by the New Jersey Devils. Plus, potential interest in a Vegas Golden Knights’ forward, Yegor Sharangovich returns to North
It was a busy week for NHL news, and it had plenty of implications for the New Jersey Devils. With plans still in the works, news keeps making its way out about what the format will look like for the 2020-21 season. Among the proposals are realigned divisions, which will give the Devils a new set
It was another relatively quiet week for the New Jersey Devils. There were no signings or trades, but there was some news regarding the franchise. They hired a full-time goaltending coach for their AHL affiliate, while some of their prospects continue to perform well while on loans overseas. Plus, a look at a Devils’ prospect’s