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Devils Game Recaps

Devils End First Half of Another Nightmare Season with 5-1 Blowout Loss to the Stars

Mackenzie Blackwood? Akira Schmid? Jon Gillies? Another night, another game where the New Jersey Devils let the other team drop 5 on them regardless of who was in net. Tonight’s beneficiary? The Dallas Stars.

Game Preview #41: New Jersey Devils vs. Dallas Stars

It’s the halfway point. Can the Devils say they’ve improved from last season?

Lapses and Turnovers Down the Devils in 2-3 Loss to Kings

The Devils coughed up another lead today. Will they ever learn to hold onto one?

Devils put 7 past LaFontaine en route to exciting win over Hurricanes

The Devils beat one of the league’s best teams 7-4 in a exciting Saturday night matchup featuring several tying and tiebreaking goals for each team

Vejmelka, Coyotes shut down the Devils in a Frustrating 4-1 loss

The New Jersey Devils attacked early and often against the Arizona Coyotes, but had little to show for it as Karel Vejmelka stood on his head. Add in more Mackenzie Blackwood struggles in net and the Devils were handed a 4-1 loss by the Yotes.

Devils Fail to Support Jon Gillies’ Performance in 3-2 Loss to Islanders

Jon Gillies played well enough for a Devils win tonight. Unfortunately, the Devils could not capitalize on enough of their chances.

Devils Come Up Short Against Blue Jackets, fall 4-3

The New Jersey Devils, with two more players entering COVID protocol, fought hard, but came up short against their Metropolitan Division rivals

Mackenzie Blackwood Has Bounceback Game in 3-1 Devils Win Over Columbus

Jack Hughes had three points to carry the Devils offensively along with two points for Jesper Bratt.

Blackwood’s Struggles Continue as Devils fall to Bruins 5-3

The short-handed New Jersey Devils fought hard, but their three game winning streak came to an end against the Boston Bruins as the bounces continued to not go Mackenzie Blackwood’s way

Hischier Scores Twice, including the OT GWG, as Devils Beat the Capitals 4-3

The New Jersey Devils didn’t make things easy for themselves as Mackenzie Blackwood let in two late goals to send the game to overtime, but they got the job done in overtime against the Washington Capitals.

Hughes and Bratt Lead Devils to Break the Streak in 4-3 Win Over Sabres

The second line came up big, scoring all three even strength goals as the Devils came out of the Christmas break in early-season form.

Ruff’s Messaging is Failing - Penguins Outlast Devils in 3-2 Loss

After Lindy Ruff called out his top players, Jack Hughes had his worst game of the season. A good game from him probably would have led to a win.

Red Wings top Devils 5-2 for 5th Straight Loss, 14th L in 17 Games

Can things get worse for the Devils? Absolutely. This game recap dives into all the ways it can indeed get worse for New Jersey.

There Was An Attempt: Comeback Falls Short, Devils Lose 5-3 to Vegas

The individual parts looked better, but they still couldn’t quite put together a whole win.

Flyers Embarrass the Devils 6-1 as Cam Atkinson Scores the Hat Trick

The veteran winger took advantage of shoddy play and a depleted Devils roster dealing with COVID and an illness going around the team. Is this the beginning of the end for Ruff, Recchi, and company in New Jersey?

More of the Same as New Jersey Devils Faded by New York Islanders, 2-4

The New Jersey Devils followed up their disappointing 2-3 loss to Nashville on Friday night with a 2-4 loss to the New York Islanders on Saturday night. Despite some needed changes in the lineup, it was more of the same from a Devils team whose season is fading fast.

Same Old, Same Old as Devils fall to Predators 3-2

Another Devils game, another night where the power play fails them. This game recap dives into that and so much more after Nashville’s 3-2 win in Newark.

Devils Snap 4-Game Skid with 3-0 Shutout Win over the Flyers

Mackenzie Blackwood stopped all 25 shots he saw against the Flyers and helped the Devils get a much needed win over their struggling rivals.

Devils Lose So-Called “Must Win” Game Against Senators in Shootout, 3-2

The Devils had their chances to beat the Senators, but their inability to finish in the offensive zone and clear the puck in the defensive end leads to a frustrating 3-2 loss to Ottawa

Devils’ Defense Dreadful in 5-2 Loss to Wild

The Devils look at risk of unraveling just past the quarter-mark in the season.

Sharks Attack, the Devils Can’t Swim, Sharks Win 5-2.

The Devils allowed the Sharks to walk—or rather, swim— all over them the entire second period, which sealed the loss easily.

The Devils’ Swedish Duo and Dougie Dominate the Flyers in 5-2 Win

Andreas Johnsson, Dougie Hamilton, and Jesper Bratt led the way for the Devils tonight.

Turkey Hangover? Devils Flop in Nashville with 2-4 Loss

The Devils had nothing going for them tonight, and the score makes it look a lot better than it actually was.

Shootouts and the Recchi Power Play Suck: Devils’ Comeback Falls Short as Wild Win, 3-2

I’ve had enough of Mark Recchi, and shootouts.

Good, Awful, Okay: Not a Winning Strategy As the Devils Fall in Florida 4-1

Mackenzie Blackwood’s off night highlights a brutal second period that ends up costing the game for the Devils

Devils Listless in Late-Game after Blackwood is Elbowed in Head, Lose in Shootout 4-3

This was a terrible game to watch.

Bruins Perfection Line makes Devils pay in 5-2 loss

Brad Marchand scored twice, Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak each picked up two points, and the Bruins went into Prudential Center and snapped the Devils three-game winning streak.

Return of the Mack: Devils Shut Islanders Out 4-0

The Islanders fans thought they’d invade our building. Unfortunately for them, the Devils knocked them out.

Devils Offense Comes Alive in 7-3 Victory over the Panthers

The best team in the NHL came into Prudential Center Tuesday evening. Much to the delight of Devils fans, New Jersey dropped 7 on the Florida Panthers to hand them their second straight loss in regulation.

Devils Undisciplined and Sloppy, Dropping 3-2 Game to Kings in Overtime

The Devils could have won tonight, but Damon Severson and Ty Smith made sure that didn’t happen.

Special Teams Slaughtered, Devils Shutout 4-0 by the Ducks

Absolutely nothing went right for the Devils, who gave up 3 goals on special teams and another on an odd man rush.

Bernier, Bratt, Johnsson Shine in 4-2 Devils Win Over Penguins

The New Jersey Devils were much improved in tonight’s game, as they held off Sidney Crosby in his return en route to a 4-2 victory.