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Game Preview #24: New Jersey Devils @ Seattle Kraken

After a wild win in Vancouver, the New Jersey Devils continue their west coast swing against the newest team in the NHL, the Seattle Kraken

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The Devils Certainly Don’t Look like a Playoff Team

Time is already running out for these Devils to salvage their season

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DitD & Open Post - 12/6/23: Happy Hughesday Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/6/23

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Jesper Bratt Salvaged a New Jersey Devils Victory Over the Vancouver Canucks, 6-5

In the latest edition of the Hughes Game, Jack & Luke Hughes of the New Jersey Devils prevailed over Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks. The Big Deal put up three points, but the hero was Jesper Bratt scoring his second of the night with 34 seconds left. This post is a recap of the victory.

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Hockey at the Rock- Episode 18: Embarrassed

That was ugly.

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New Jersey Devils European Prospects Update: Hameenaho Heating Up Again

Lenni Hameenaho is hot again and is now tied for 5th in the Liiga in goals, two back from the league lead of 13. This post updates on Hameenaho’s progress and on all the other Devils prospects skating across Europe.

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DitD & Open Post - 12/4/23: Dougie is Out Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/4/23

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/3/2023 - 12/9/2023

In the eighth weekly Metropolitan Division snapshot of this season, the Carolina Hurricanes pulled ahead to second place, the New Jersey Devils lost in a most embarrassing fashion, and more to discuss in this week’s roundup of what happened in the division.

Holtz Is Scoring Like He Was Drafted To Do

Alexander Holtz was drafted to snipe goals for the Devils, plain and simple. And through 21 games this year, he leads the team in 5v5 goals, doing his job well.

Unforgivable Defense, Poor Goaltending, and Lack of Effort Lead to 6-3 Devils Loss to League-Worst Sharks

Horrific and inexcusable.

FanFirst Friday: Luke Hughes Edition

Yes, he is that f%#king good. And he’s a big part of the reason the Devils have a remarkable power play.

The November 2023 Month in Review of the New Jersey Devils

It was not a good November for the New Jersey Devils. Although it ends with a three-game winning streak, the team went 6-7-0 with all kinds of struggles in the net, on defense, and with loads of injuries. Read on for a summary of what happened in November and who is the Devil of the Month among further analysis.

DitD & Open Post - 12/1/23: The Connection Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 12/1/23

Luke Hughes Hammers Home Overtime Winner to Defeat Flyers 4-3

The Devils almost fumbled the bag at the eleventh hour, but a stellar game from Akira Schmid and the Hughes brothers propelled them past the Flyers in overtime 4-3.

It’s Time for the New Jersey Devils to Hand the Reins to Akira Schmid

With the way the goaltending splits have been so far this season, and the results (or lack thereof) it’s time for the Devils to give more starts and lean more heavily on Akira Schmid.

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Moore-On or Moron: Quarter Season Edition

With roughly 25% of the 2023-24 season in the books, lets ponder some Devils takes and whether or not they’re good.

DitD & Open Post - 11/29/23: Tougher Road Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/29/23

Devils Pull Off Wild Comeback in 5-4 Win Over Islanders

The Islanders looked like they were going to frustrate the Devils into a bad loss, but the Devils overcame.

Utica Comets Update: Nemec is back

Utica may be struggling, but Simon Nemec is not. This post updates on the Devils prospects in the AHL.

Hockey at the Rock- Episode 17: Return of the Captain

Nico is back and we are all thankful.

Why Luke Hughes is the Best Option at LD1

The Devils had a great night on Saturday night, and Luke Hughes was a big part of it. Today, I will be arguing for Luke Hughes taking a first-pairing role.

DitD & Open Post - 11/27/23: Nico Returns Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/27/23

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 11/26/2023 - 12/2/2023

In the seventh weekly Metropolitan Division snapshot of this season, the New York Rangers remain on top, Columbus finally won some games, the New Jersey Devils continue to struggle, and more in this week’s roundup of what happened in the division.

Nico Hischier and Devils Dominate Buffalo Sabres in 7-2 Revenge Victory

The Captain is back, and this team sure looked different.

Devils Cannot Rely on Coming From Behind

This season, the Devils have spent much more time trailing than they did last year. And that is not a recipe for success, as we have clearly seen so far.

Devils Lose Sleepy Afternoon Game 2-1

After talking big in the media about the heart-to-heart during practice and the need for change, the Devils look as bad as ever and drop a miserable game to a bad Metropolitan team. They’ve officially run out of rope and their legs are dangling off the gallows.

Like the New Jersey Devils, This Season’s Experience at the Prudential Center Lacks Effort

The New Jersey Devils on the ice have underwhelmed this season. So has the organization when it comes to the experience at the Prudential Center for attending a game. Both lack effort as detailed in this rant.

DitD & Open Post - 11/24/23: What’s Wrong? Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/24/23

The Post-Game Discipline for Headshots Mess Caused by Perverse Incentives in the CBA, the NHL, the NHLPA, & the Refereeing

Nico Hischier’s impending return and Jacob Trouba’s headshot on Tomas Nosek has got me thinking about NHL discipline for headshots. The NHL’s post-game discipline is a mess caused by the league, the player’s union, and the referees.

Devils Leave Little to Be Thankful For, Embarrass Selves 4-0 Against Red Wings

After collapsing against the Rangers, the Devils mirrored that performance by surrendering three goals in under ninety seconds against a Detroit team that’s 1-4 in their last five. More concerning than the loss is how they lost: without any fight-back or pride.

Hockey at the Rock- Episode 16: Familiar Foes

Old enemies come back to haunt us all.

The Devils Have Work to do Being Out of a Playoff Spot on Thanksgiving

Teams that are out of a playoff spot on Thanksgiving face an uphill battle to get in, but there are reasons to believe why the Devils could buck the trend.

DitD & Open Post - 11/22/23: Sarge’s Honor Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/22/23

Sergei Brylin to Be Immortalized in New Jersey Devils Ring of Honor on January 20, 2024

Sarge is getting his due in New Jersey. The longtime New Jersey Devils do-it-all skater and assistant coach in the organization, Sergei Brylin, is getting inducted into the Devils Ring of Honor on January 20, 2024. This post is a reaction to the good news.

New Jersey Devils NCAA Prospects Update: Casey Leading The Pack

While much of the NCAA prospect news has been on the stellar start to Seamus Casey’s season, he is not the only Devil in the NCAA averaging over a pt/g. This post updates on Casey and the other collegiate Devils prospects.

As Nico Hischier Returns From Injury, Let This Be A Reminder About His Importance

Nico Hischier last played on October 27, and was reported to be "day-by-day" shortly after. He just returned to practice today.

DitD & Open Post - 11/20/23: Jack Back Edition

New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 11/20/23

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 11/19/2023 - 11/25/2023

In the sixth weekly Metropolitan Division snapshot, the New York Rangers are on top of a division that has four points separating second from seventh. Columbus failed, the Islanders ended their losing run, and more in this week’s roundup of what happened in the division.