While a lot went wrong with the 2021-22 New Jersey Devils season, the core players were not part of that. Today we look at why repeating what they did this year is important for the team.
The New Jersey Devils’ AHL affiliate, the Utica Comets, had a great season. They finished first in the North Division and will begin their playoffs today against Rochester in a best-of-five. This is the place for fans to discuss all things related to the Comets and the AHL playoffs.
A Plethora of Young Roster Bubble Forwards Will Lead to Healthy Competition For Line-Up Spots Next Season
In addition to top-end players like Nico, Jack, and Jesper, the Devils also have a sizable group of young forwards who will be battling for line-up spots in September. This should lead to good competition and gives the Devils options based on what type of player the organization wants to fill out their roster.
The annual IIHF World Championships begin today in Finland. Seven New Jersey Devils players will represent four different nations in this year’s tourney from Nico Hischier to Jon Gillies. Fans can discuss all of the action from the WCs here in this open post.
As is tradition when the New Jersey Devils are not in the playoffs, this is an open post for all 2022 Stanley Cup Playoff discussion at All About the Jersey. When it doubt, just cheer for whoever is facing Our Hated Rivals.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/18/22
In today’s post, I’ll be taking a look at how the Devils’ prospects project via the Hockey Prospecting model and see which prospects have their stock going up.
The salary cap impacts what every team does and it is the main reason why the rumor is that Minnesota is trading Kevin Fiala. However, the New Jersey Devils can exploit other teams for the same reason. This post lists who those teams could be for this offseason.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/16/22
On Thursday, the New Jersey Devils announced they signed Topias Vilén to an entry level contract. The move signals the beginning of the 2022 offseason for the Devils - which will contain some minor moves to be made among bigger decisions.
If the Devils decide to keep the pick, they should be making the selection at #2 overall not for positional need, but simply to find the best player available.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/13/22
After a surprise on draft lottery night with the New Jersey Devils moving up three spots, could the team choose to move back at the draft and, if so, what assets might they look to add?
Tom Fitzgerald has talked about moving the team’s first round pick for an established player. Today I discuss why if he chooses to move the 2nd overall pick, it shouldn’t be for a goalie.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/11/22
Earlier tonight, the New Jersey Devils won a drawing at the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery. They will be selecting second overall at the 2022 NHL Draft. This post reacts to the win and goes into detail about what the Devils can do with the pick.
For a fourth straight year, the New Jersey Devils will be locked into a top ten pick at the 2022 NHL Draft. Tonight is the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery, which will determine where they will actually pick in the first round. All this and more about the 2022 draft class in this post.
The New Jersey Devils prospect pool has continued to improve over the past few years. In today’s post, I’ll be taking a look at what type of prospects could be added in the 2022 NHL Draft to help supplement the current pool.
Ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft Lottery, it is time to look back five years and evaluate how the New Jersey Devils draft picks in 2017 turned out. Nico Hischier has been great. Read on to find out about the other ten selections.
Many people are high on the Devils becoming a good team in the near future. But doing so will require transforming expectations into reality, especially where statistics are concerned.
It’s no secret that the Devils were an unmitigated disaster in net this past season. Will Tom Fitzgerald be aggressive to fix what is likely the Devils’ biggest problem?
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/6/22
New Jersey Devils General Manager Tom Fitzgerald spoke to the press this morning about Lindy Ruff, further evaluations of the organization, Shakir Mukhamadullin, pending free agents, goaltenders, and more. This post reacts to the major points reported from today’s presser.
The New Jersey Devils made two coaching subtractions yesterday in hopes of improving the team next season. Today we look at why they should continue to renovate.
The season mercifully ends.
The New Jersey Devils announced today that they have let go Alain Nasreddine with mutual termination and fired Mark Recchi. This post reacts to the two assistant coaches and opines about what may be next for the staff.
While many Devils fans understandably assumed Lindy Ruff was a lame duck these last few months, a combination of some unclear media reports, vocal support for the Devils’ bench-boss from some key players, and silence from the Devils front office has made the organization’s plan for the coaching position as clear as mud. So today I attempt to decipher what the Devils may want to do with their bench-boss.
Earlier today, the New Jersey Devils held the second of two final media sessions for the 2021-22 season. This post is a reaction to what was revealed by Jesper Bratt, Pavel Zacha, and much of what Lindy Ruff said today.
In the month of April, the New Jersey Devils went 3-8-4, won no games at home, got outscored during power plays, and locked up the fifth worst record in the NHL. It was a bad month to end a bad season. This post goes over it with a lot of detail and discussion.
New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 5/2/22
Earlier today, the New Jersey Devils held the first of two final media sessions for the 2021-22 season. This post is a reaction to what was said and revealed by players such as Jack Hughes, Nico Hischier, Dougie Hamilton, and more.
The 2022 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs begin tomorrow. The New Jersey Devils will not be involved. But the playoffs are an excellent experience for all hockey fans. This post goes over all 16 playoff teams with a Devils fan perspective.