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Devils Game Recaps

The Devils Come from Two Down to Defeat Dallas in Overtime in a Fantastic Effort

In what is in my opinion the best game of the season, so far, the Devils play brilliantly, with Vitek Vanacek and Jack Hughes leading the way. Read through the game and my thoughts on the Devils’ effort in this game recap

Devils Defense Gives Up Breakaway After Breakaway in 6-4 Loss to Predators

The defense was terrible tonight. Everyone else showed up, for the most part.

Dougie Hamilton Brings Down the Double Hammer to Deliver Devils’ 3-2 Comeback Win over the Golden Knights

It did not look good late, but Dougie Hamilton had other ideas.

Hamilton Wins it With Bomb in OT as Devils Defeat Penguins 2-1

Hamilton had the OT winner and Vanecek made 25 saves on 26 shots to lead the Devils to victory

The Devils Tie it Late but Lose 4-3 in OT to the Kraken

The Devils were largely outplayed and had to rely on Blackwood to make big save after big save. The captain Hischier scored with Blackwood pulled to send it to overtime, where Seattle prevailed. Read about how this one went down in this Devils recap.

Everyone’s Happy Now: Devils Fight Late to Steal Win From Sharks in Shootout

The Devils looked tired. They said they were tired. But, they still won.

New Jersey Devils Defeat Los Angeles Kings 5-2

Blackwood played extremely well as depth scoring led the way. The Devils continue their awesome road record this season.

Devils Defeat Ducks 6-2

The Devils put 6 on the board against the Ducks. All-star Jack Hughes and potential all-star Jesper Bratt each had 2 goals

Devils Pull Off Second Straight Comeback, Defeat Hurricanes 5-3

The Devils came back from being down 3-1 to defeat the Hurricanes thanks to a 3 point game from Dawson Mercer. They are now just 2 points back of the division lead.

Jack Hughes Scores 2 And Damon Severson the OT Hero As Devils Come Back to Defeat Rangers in Overtime

Jack Hughes scored 2 goals and Damon Severson had the OT winner. The Devils were down 2-0 and 3-1 and came back to tie in the 3rd and win in overtime. One of the most excited hockey games I’ve seen.

Great Performances by Hughes and Hischier Wasted in Devils’ 5-3 Loss to Blues

Bad play by the defensemen (not named Severson) and extremely questionable personnel choices doomed the Devils despite Hughes and Hischier combining for all three of their goals.

Devils Pot 5 to Win Season Series Over Red Wings

Nico Hischier had 2 points as he and the Devils defeated the Red Wings 5-1 on his birthday

New Jersey Devils Open New Year with a 4-5 Shootout Loss to Carolina Hurricanes

The New Jersey Devils began 2023 with their first shootout and first shootout loss of the season. A 4-5 final score against the red-hot Carolina Hurricanes featuring a five-goal third period. This game recap goes into what happened and what to take away from it.

Devils Kill 8 Penalties in 4-2 Win Over Penguins

There were 14 penalties called and the Devils killed all 8 against them as the 3 Big Hs all scored to lead the Devils to a 4-2 win

Devils Lose 6th Straight Home Game 3-1 to Bruins

The Devils had plenty of shots in the first two periods but only 1 goal to show for it

Goaltending the Difference in Devils’ 4-3 Loss to Bruins

Mackenzie Blackwood had a bad start. Vanecek did rather well in the third as the comeback came up just short.

A Bratt, A Tip, & a Blackwood Snap New Jersey Devils Winless Streak at Florida Panthers, 4-2

In a game filled with hits, intensity, and big saves, the New Jersey Devils snapped their six-game winless streak with a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers. Read on in this recap to learn how Jesper Bratt, a tip by Yegor Sharangovich, and Mackenzie Blackwood were most responsible for the win.

Devils Give Up Too Many Odd Man Rushes, Lose 4-1 To Canes

The Devils outshot Carolina by a 2:1 margin but gave up far too many outnumbered rushes that the Hurricanes were happy to capitalize on

Devils Ultimately Lose Tight Game to Panthers, 4-2

It was a pretty close game in terms of shots and xG, but the Devils lost 4-2, as Verhaeghe scored the empty netter to seal the deal for Florida. At least Haula scored his 2nd of the year

Devils Devoid of Shooting Success in 49-Shot, 2-1 Loss to Flyers

The Devils need to score more than one a game to win.

2022-23 Game Preview #30: New Jersey Devils vs. Philadelphia Flyers

The Devils look to stop a 3 game skid against the 7th in the metro Flyers

Devils Drop Disappointing Game to Stars, 4-1, Despite Schmid’s Excellence

Akira Schmid made some jaw dropping saves - and it was 2-1 until the ENGs - but Scott Wedgewood stole the show for the Stars.

New Jersey Devils Let it Slip in 3-4 Overtime Loss to Our Hated Rivals

The New Jersey Devils saw 2-0 and 3-1 scores slip away in what would be a 3-4 overtime loss to Our Hated Rivals, the New York Rangers. This recap goes over how it all slipped away.

Isles Survive Furious Last 8 Minutes to Beat Devils 6-4

The Devils didn’t go out without a fight, but letting the Isles get a 4 goal lead wasn’t a good strategy for victory tonight

Vanecek Earns Shutout as Devils Blast Blackhawks in 3-0 Victory

From start to finish, the Devils had this one in the bag.

Devils Overcome Slow Start to Defeat Flyers 3-2

The Devils had 2 of the worst periods they’ve played all season in a row, but managed to keep the game tied heading into the 3rd, where they scored 2 goals to get a 3-1 lead and eventually a 3-2 victory

Devils Fall Victim to a John Hynes Special in 4-3 Overtime Loss to Predators

The Devils were done in by turnovers at the beginning and end of the game.

New Jersey Devils Hold On to Prevail Over Our Hated Rivals, 5-3

November ended with the New Jersey Devils holding on to win 5-3 at the World’s Most Overrated Arena against Our Hated Rivals, the New York Rangers. This recap goes over how the game went and has plenty of observations about the Devils’ performance.

Hughes Scores First NHL Hat Trick in 5-1 Win Over Washington

The Devils gave the Caps a taste of their own medicine, reversing the way recent games against Washington have gone. Jack Hughes led the way with a natural hat trick and Vanecek made 37 saves on 38 shots against his old team in the victory

Devils Bounce Right Back With Strong 3-1 Win Over Sabres

Akira Schmid was really good for the Devils in the team’s 17th win.

Streak Ends at 13 With 3 Overturned Goals in Loss to Leafs

The Devils played a fantastic final 40 minutes, but 2 turnovers in the 1st and 3 overturned goals led to their defeat

A Baker’s Dozen To Tie the Franchise Record: Devils Down Oilers 5-2

The Devils have tied their franchise record with 13 straight wins. 79-3-0?