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Kenny Agostino is Maximizing His Opportunity with the New Jersey Devils

Of all of the call ups and acquired players by the New Jersey Devils in 2019, left winger Kenny Agostino has been among the most impressive. This post goes into how he is maximizing his opportunity with the Devils.

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DitD & Open Post - 3/18/19: It’s Official Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/18/19

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It Is Up To Us to Make Being a New Jersey Devils Fan Welcoming

This is a rare post that is more about New Jersey Devils fandom and community than the New Jersey Devils games or performances or players or management themselves. This is request to the fans - myself included - to do what we can to make being a New Jersey Devils fan welcoming.

New Jersey Devils Road Trip Ends with a Decisive Shutout by the Colorado Avalanche

Today, the New Jersey Devils took to the rink in Denver and were out-classed by the Colorado Avalanche. The Devils’ six-game road trip ends with a 0-3 loss. This post recaps the decisive ‘L’ Devils now hold as they return to Newark.

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Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 3/17/2019 - 3/23/2019

The Washington Capitals remain in first for another week as the Pittsburgh Penguins start to enter the first-place picture. In this third-to-last-of-this-season weekly Metropolitan Division snapshot, all eight teams have a summary of what just happened and what is coming up next.

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Looking at Schedules and Stats of the Bottom Teams

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Devils Nearly Go 10 Rounds in Vancouver Before Knocking out the Canucks in the Shootout

The Devils rally from down 2 to take down the Canucks in an endless shootout

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Travis Zajac is Still a Cornerstone for the New Jersey Devils

As one of the few healthy NHL forwards on the New Jersey Devils right now, Travis Zajac has continued to have another useful season in a career full of them. So much so that he remains as a cornerstone player for the Devils as he gets older.

DitD & Open Post - 3/15/19: Two Nicos Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/15/19

Is It Best for the New Jersey Devils to Keep Their Injured Players Shut Down?

The New Jersey Devils have seen their pool of injured players continue to grow and grow this season. With nothing left to play for this season, should the Devils keep their injured players sidelined to protect them for next season?

The New Jersey Devils Play Spoiler, Leave Edmonton Oilers Dejected in 6-3 Win

The Devils came to play following Tuesday's terrible perfromance in Calgary, and ended a 7-game skid.

Which Devils are Grittiest? (Poll)

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Bingo Bites: Seney, Pops & Our Updates From Adirondack

Nikita Popugaev, Brett Seney and an update on the current roster for Adirondack from Tracey Lake as the Thunder continue their push for a hopeful post-season berth

DitD & Open Post - 3/13/19: Barrage Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/13/19

Devils Defense Flattened, Exposed by Johnny Gaudreau and Flames in loss

The Devils defense left Mackenzie Blackwood out to fend for himself, as an endless number of defense breakdowns lead to another Devils loss.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 3/12/19

Week 22 of the 2018-19 prospect update saw both Devils KHL prospects advance in the playoffs, Akira Schmid continue to shine in the USHL, and Jesper Boqvist produce in the SHL.

How Many Games Will the New Jersey Devils Win in Their Last 13 Games?

There are 13 games left in the season. How many will the New Jersey Devils win? Opinions and projections vary so let’s discuss it and offer our guesses anyway.

DitD & Open Post - 3/11/19: Goalie News Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/11/19

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 3/10/2019 - 3/16/2019

The Washington Capitals have taken the top spot in the Metropolitan Division after sweeping this past week. The middle of the division remains crowded as only the New Jersey Devils seem to get this "tanking" thing. Let’s look back at the week that was and ahead to the week that will be in this week’s Metropolitan Division snapshot.

Rochester Too Much To Handle For BDevils

Binghamton came to play with some competitive action and came close to pulling off an upset, but Amerks would eventually prevail in a 5-3 win

New Jersey Devils Blew a Lead and Suffered Another Loss to the New York Rangers

Cory Schneider was excellent, the power play finally scored a goal, but the New Jersey Devils lost a lead in the third period to lose in regulation 2-4 to Our Hated Rivals, the New York Rangers. This is a recap of yet another disappointing loss.

Quenneville on 4th Line is a Bad Sign

With the lineup that the New Jersey Devils are throwing out there night in and night out, it presents opportunities for younger players to showcase their talents. However, former first round pick John Quenneville is still relegated to the 4th line with minimal minutes, not a good sign.

BDevils Suffer Tough Loss To Springfield

A controversy penalty negated a Devils goal that altered how the game eventually turned out, as the visiting Thunderbirds went on with the 3-2 win

Blackwood Shines but Devils Offense Can’t Crack Holtby, Capitals in 3-0 Loss

The New Jersey Devils played the opposite game with an injury-depleted rookie lineup against the defending Stanley Cup champions.

The Benefits and Challenges for the New Jersey Devils Giving Out an Offer Sheet

This Summer’s group of restricted free agents have big names on teams with limited cap space to fit them in. There is a hope that there could offer sheets made this offseason. Should the New Jersey Devils give one? This post goes into why they might, but also why it is not likely to happen.

DitD & Open Post - 3/8/19: Zero Chance Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/8/19

The New Jersey Devils and Man Games Lost

It’s been a bad season for our New Jersey Devils and some of the issues (such as problems with defense and goaltending) have certainly affected the overall product. Today we discuss another factor: man games lost.

#TankTalk Ep.1: How Much Value Is There in the Devils 2019 Draft Picks?

I look at the Devils probability of finishing different spots, the selections they have in the coming draft, and the values of those selections based of draft value models and the impact of the lottery.

DitD & Open Post - 3/6/19: Summer of the Offer Sheet? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/6/19

Shorthanded New Jersey Devils Edged in a Shootout by Sluggish Columbus Blue Jackets

Despite a forward group filled with minor leagues and Jesper Bratt leaving tonight’s game with an apparent injury, the New Jersey Devils outplayed the Columbus Blue Jackets and dragged the game to a shootout. The Devils lost in the shootout, but this recap goes over an admirable effort.

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 3/5/19

Week 21 of the 2018-19 prospect update saw impressive performances from Akira Schmid and Jesper Boqvist while Mikhail Maltsev and Yegor Zaitsev started their Gagarin Cup quests.

New Jersey Devils Month in Review of February 2019

In the shortest month of the year, the New Jersey Devils were busy with trading players away, calling up many players due to injury, and getting enough to pull out a 6-7-1 record. Let’s look at back at what happened, how the team performed, and who were the standout Devils in February 2019.

DitD & Open Post - 3/4/19: Nasty Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 3/4/19

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 3/3/2019 - 3/9/2019

In this week’s Metropolitan Division snapshot, the New York Islanders are only just ahead of the Washington Capitals for the division lead. Meanwhile, the battle in the middle of division rages on. This post goes over the week that was and the week of many inter-division games coming up.

New Jersey Devils Edged by Boston Bruins in a Goaltender’s Duel

On paper, the New Jersey Devils and their many call-ups from the AHL were seemingly set to be blown out by the Boston Bruins. In reality, it was a goaltender’s duel and the Devils lost 0-1. This recap goes over another moral victory of sorts.

Binghamton Devils Routed in Charlotte 8-1

The BDevils, severely shorthanded with nine players up for the parent club in NJ, are in for the long haul as this is going to be a difficult 4th quarter that has yet to be played out

Kurtis Gabriel Suspended for One Game for Boarding Nolan Patrick; Nothing for Patrick Blindsiding Gabriel

Kurtis Gabriel ran Nolan Patrick from behind and received a major penalty for boarding last night. The New Jersey Devils forward has been further punished; the NHL has suspended him one game for the hit. Nothing was given for Patrick blindsiding Gabriel in the head in the third period of the same game.

McLeod-Bastian Hasn’t Been Bad

It is no secret that the New Jersey Devils are not really rolling out a true NHL lineup night in and night out at this point. Many AHLers are getting their chance the rest of this season. Two of those players, Michael McLeod and Nathan Bastian, have been up for three games now, and have played decently well, a definite good sign.

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