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Actually Above Expectations: Shooting & Scoring by the 2018-19 New Jersey Devils

Have the New Jersey Devils scored an expected number of goals this season? Based on the expected goal model through Sean Tierney’s shot maps, the answer is yes. This post goes through the data from those maps for every Devil and found out who is beating expectations and who is not.

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DitD & Open Post - 12/12/18: Ray Speaks Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/12/18

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New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/11/18

Week 10 of the 2018-19 prospect update saw Akira Schmid and Fabian Zetterlund get invited to their respective countries pre-WJC camps, Reilly Walsh not get invited by USA Hockey, Mitchell Hoelscher stay hot, and Gilles Senn return to NLA action.

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New Jersey Devils Decisively Defeated by San Jose Sharks, 2-5

Out-played and out-performed. The New Jersey Devils were dominated by the San Jose Sharks in a 2-5 defeat in most aspects of the game of hockey. This is a recap of another loss this season where the Devils were out-classed by their opponent

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Have Third Periods Been a Problem for the 2018-19 New Jersey Devils?

Since the New Jersey Devils have fallen to the bottom of the East, one wants to know why. This post explores whether the third period has been problematic for the New Jersey Devils this season. There are problems, but it may not be what you may have thought.

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DitD & Open Post - 12/10/18: Three. THREE. Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/10/18

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3 Own Goals & A Shootout Loss: New Jersey Devils Found New Ways to Fail in Loss to Anaheim Ducks

Tonight, the New Jersey Devils did something rare: they scored three goals against themselves as they went on to lose 5-6 in a shootout loss to the Anaheim Ducks. Stefan Noesen, Ben Lovejoy, and Andy Greene scored against Cory Schneider tonight. This recap goes over the game and those unbelievable mistakes.

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Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/9/2018 - 12/15/2018

In this week’s Metropolitan Division snapshot, the Washington Capitals have an actual hold on first place in the division; the Pittsburgh Penguins did well and moved up one spot; and the rest is a clump of teams. This post will go over the week that was and the week coming up for all eight teams in the division.

BDevils Lose 7-4 in Wild One with Comets

Lots to be told in this event as the Binghamton Devils lose their third straight at the hands of the visiting Utica Comets on Saturday

Quality Starts Are Rare in NJ These Days

Today, I give a quick look into the recent poor play of New Jersey goaltending, and how that has been a real drag on this team’s performance since the beginning of November.

Binghamton Devils Shut Out 5-0 to Syracuse Crunch

It was all the Syracuse Crunch in a 5-0 shutout over the visiting Binghamton Devils

Are Seats Starting to Warm for John Hynes and His Staff?

The Devils have had a dreadful month and a half of hockey and find themselves near the bottom of the standings. Are jobs in danger of being lost less than a year after the team’s return to the playoffs?

New Jersey Devils Finally Win in a 6-3 Triumph Over Los Angeles Kings

After six winless games in a row, the New Jersey Devils finally won a game! The Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings, 6-3, in a game that was closer than the score would suggest. But enough good things happened for the Devils to succeed. This morning recap goes over the late-night win.

DitD & Open Post - 12/7/18: Coffee Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/7/18

New Jersey Devils First Quarter (Trimester) Report Cards

Just a tiny bit late on this to officially call it quarterly grades so today we look at grades for the New Jersey Devils for the first third of the season.

What Is The Biggest Reason the Devils are Worse Than Last Year?

I look at GAR metrics to determine what the biggest difference is between last year’s Devils and this year’s. The results are ... unsettling.

Profiles: Josh Jacobs Excels For Binghamton Devils

Binghamton Devils’ defenseman Josh Jacobs is the focus in this premiere report as a member of The Panel also participates with a few questions asked

DitD & Open Post - 12/5/18: Invited Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/5/18

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 12/4/18

Week 9 of the 2018-19 prospect update saw Ty Smith and Aarne Talvitie be named to their respective countries’ preliminary WJC rosters, Fabian Zetterlund return from injury, and Jeremy Groleau as well as Mitchell Hoelscher put in some strong performances in junior action.

New Jersey Devils Bad All Around in 1-5 Rout by Tampa Bay Lightning

The New Jersey Devils lost by a large margin to the Tampa Bay Lightning for the third and final time this season. The Devils’ performance in the 1-5 loss was bad in nearly all aspects of the game. This post is a recap of yet another terrible loss by NJ.

New Jersey Devils Month in Review for November 2018

November 2018 was a bad month for the New Jersey Devils. The Devils went 4-8-3 with only two road wins in a month that had eleven of them. This post takes a deep dive into what went wrong, what was surprisingly good despite the lack of results, and names a Devil of the Month.

DitD & Open Post - 12/3/18: Finally Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/3/18

Special Teams Play Hurt in Binghamton Devils Loss to Hershey

Hershey ended their two-game losing streak with a 6-3 victory as the BDevils failed to make it three wins in a row

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/2/2018 - 12/8/2018

In this edition of the Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot, the Washington Capitals swept a short week to stay in first, the Columbus Blue Jackets are right behind them, and only Carolina Hurricanes had a positive week among all other teams. Learn all about it, this week’s schedule, and more in this post.

Great Equalizer, Bad Overtime: New Jersey Devils Grounded 3-4 by Winnipeg Jets

The New Jersey Devils started off well against the Winnipeg Jets but were down in the third period. The Devils battled back to force overtime, where they were dominated again and lost their fifth one of the season. This post is a recap of the Devils’ fifth winless game in a row.

Mackenzie Blackwood & BDevils Shutout Amerks 3-0

Binghamton, with perhaps their finest performance of the season, shutout rival Rochester behind Blackwood’s 22 saves

Prospects Are Getting Looks, and I Like It

There have been lots of new names to grace the New Jersey Devils’ roster this season. Lots of young names, prospects in the system. While that creates volatility and can potentially hurt the team, I think it is a good idea overall to give these kids a shot to prove themselves.

Plenty of Problems Present in New Jersey Devils’ 3-6 Loss to the Washington Capitals

The New Jersey Devils had rays of hope but ultimately failed to catch the Washington Capitals on the scoreboard tonight. They lost 3-6 with two empty-netters to boost the score. This recap goes into the problems the Devils had, Tom Wilson’s blindside cheapshot of Brett Seney, hockey culture, and more.

Miles Wood’s Production is Down, but the Devils Should Remain Patient

Miles Wood has not gotten off to the start he and the Devils would have liked this season. Is there cause for concern for the third-year speedster, or is some patience from John Hynes and the coaching staff warranted?

DitD & Open Post - 11/30/18: Call-up Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/30/18

Devils News: JS Dea Grabbed Back by Pittsburgh on Waivers and Michael McLeod Called Up to the NHL

In an active afternoon of news, the Devils lost Jean-Sebastien Dea on waivers, called up Michael McLeod, and reported an injury for Joey Anderson.

The Damon Severson Appreciation Article

Today we take a look at Damon Severson through 23 games so far, and spend a moment appreciating the defender that he has become.

Binghamton Devils Snap 4 Game Losing Streak in 4-2 Victory

JQ had a goal and a helper in his first game back from injury to help lead the BDevils win over the visiting Utica Comets

The Devils Should Send Schneider Down to the AHL

Cory Schneider is a shell of his former self right now, and the Devils aren’t good enough to afford to let him find his game in the NHL.

Bingo Bites: Sharangovich, Gignac & Updates From Adirondack

In this installment of the Bites I take a look at two forwards that are progressing well in the AHL along with another update by Tracey Lake for the Adirondack Thunder

DitD & Open Post - 11/28/18: Intrigue Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/28/18

New Jersey Devils Prospect Update: 11/27/18

Week 8 of the 2018-19 prospect update saw Ty Smith and Jesper Boqvist continue to be standout players in their respective leagues, while the collegiate prospects continued to produce points, and Fabian Zetterlund return to training in Sweden following a knee injury that kept him out for a few weeks.

New Jersey Devils Squander Another Game in 3-4 Overtime Loss to Florida Panthers

The New Jersey Devils had two leads against the Florida Panthers and lost both of them in regulation. In overtime, the Devils failed to get a shot attempt and Mike Hoffman sank the Devils in overtime. This recap goes over how the Devils squandered another game in a 3-4 overtime loss to Florida.


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