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A Response to Sean Fitz-Gerald’s & The Athletic’s Hatchet Job on Scott Stevens
Sean Fitz-Gerald, former 2015 Sportswriter of the Year per Sports Media Canada, wrote up a retrospective piece on Scott Stevens for The Athletic. It is a terrible hatchet job that cannot be ignored. This is a response to the awful post.
All About the Jersey Interviews New Jersey Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald
SB Nation founder and New Jersey Devils fan Tyler Bleszinski reached out to the organization to interview General Manager Tom Fitzgerald.
New Jersey Devils to Play 7 Games on ESPN & 2 on TNT in 2022-23
Both The Walt Disney Company and Warner Bros.-Discovery announced their broadcast schedules for the 2022-23 NHL season. The New Jersey Devils will have 7 games exclusive to ESPN’s networks and 2 games on TNT. This post is a reaction to both releases.
Novozinsky Report: Bill Spaulding to be Next New Jersey Devils Play by Play Announcer
Ryan Novozinsky of NJ.com has reported from a source that MSG Network will hire Bill Spaulding to be the new play by play announcer for Devils games. This post goes over what Spaulding has done as a broadcaster and a quick take.
A Summary of Tom Fitzgerald’s Pre-Draft Press Conference
Ahead of the 2022 NHL Draft, Tom Fitzgerald, General Manager of the New Jersey Devils took questions remotely from the media. He answered questions about Jesper Bratt, trading second overall, coaches, Kate Madigan, recovering players, goalies, pillars, and more.
Steve Cangialosi Stepped Down from Play by Play Announcer of the New Jersey Devils
Steve Cangialosi has been the play by play announcer for 11 seasons and involved in New Jersey Devils broadcasts for 16 for MSG Networks. No more. Cangialosi is stepping down from the role.
Breaking Down New Jersey Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald’s Press Conference
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.
Breaking Down the Final Media Session for the 2021-22 New Jersey Devils Part 2
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.
Breaking Down the Final Media Session for the 2021-22 New Jersey Devils Part 1
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.
Eight New Jersey Devils Games to Be Aired on ESPN+ & Hulu; One on TNT
Earlier today, Disney and Turner released their NHL broadcast schedules for the 2021-22 season. For the New Jersey Devils, TNT will air one game and ESPN+ and Hulu have exclusive access to eight. This post reacts to the news.
Thank You, Doc: Legendary Hockey Broadcaster Dr. Mike Emrick is Retiring
Earlier today, the news broke that former New Jersey Devils and legendary hockey broadcaster Dr. Mike "Doc" Emrick is retiring. This post goes over his greatness, the praise he has received, and how he will be missed. Thank you, Doc.
New Jersey Devils Officially Announce Tom Fitzgerald as GM and Lindy Ruff as Head Coach
On July 9, 2020, the New Jersey Devils made it official: Tom Fitzgerald is the team’s GM (and an executive VP) and Lindy Ruff is the team’s head coach. This post summarizes the team’s press conference announcing both moves as well as highlights from an interview Martin Brodeur did about the team hiring Lindy Ruff.
The Big Deal Jack Hughes Now Has an Endorsement Deal with Gatorade
Earlier today, a press release announced that Jack Hughes of the New Jersey Devils has signed an endorsement deal with Gatorade. This post goes over the news noting that this is new ground for a Devil and how impressive that it is Hughes making this deal at such a young age.
Yet Again, the New Jersey Devils Want a New Goal Song (Maybe)
Ahead of the 2019-20 preseason and regular season, the New Jersey Devils are reaching out to the fans to choose a new goal song - again. This post goes over all eight finalists and wonders why the last goal song is not only a finalist but also the most recently released song.
Day News, Night Reactions: Devils Acquired Adam Helewka; PK Subban Speaks as a Devil
This post is a reaction two notable bits of New Jersey Devils news that circulated today. First, a minor league trade that brings Adam Helewka to the organization. Second, P.K. Subban’s first conference call as a Devil with selected quotes highlighted.
Day News, Night Reactions: New Jersey Devils Break Down Day & Taylor Hall Speaks
The New Jersey Devils broke down for the season, held exit interviews, and spoke to the media for the last time this season. This post is a reaction to the news of GM Ray Shero’s contract extension and telling quotes by New Jersey’s Superstar Left Winger, Taylor Hall.
NBC Sports Doesn’t Think NHL MVP Taylor Hall is Worth Mentioning as a Star Player; Only Two Devils Games on National TV in 2018-19
Earlier today, NBC Sports announced their national television schedule for the 2018-19 season that will feature games on NBC and NBC SN. The press release ignored Taylor Hall as a star and the New Jersey Devils get only two games despite worse teams getting more. This post is a rant about this release.
The State of New Jersey Devils Broadcasts in 2018
As a companion piece to yesterday’s post about the media coverage of the Devils, this post looks at the state of the television and audio broadcasts of New Jersey Devils games. It provides some history, some thoughts on the personnel, and more.
The State of New Jersey Devils Media Coverage in 2018
As it is the middle of the offseason, now is good time as any to reflect on the media coverage of the New Jersey Devils. This post goes into where it was, where it is, who is involved, and why things are pretty good even if the Devils do not have larger appeal in the area or within the sport.
MSG Rookie Week; Nico & The 8 Other New Jersey Devils Who Went Right from Draft to NHL
MSG will be airing rookie-centric programming next week, including replays of four Devils games where Martin Brodeur, Scott Gomez, Adam Henrique, and Nico Hischier made an important impact. This post also highlights how Nico is part of a select group of Devils who went from the NHL Draft right to the NHL.
Interview with MSG Analyst & Former New Jersey Devils Captain Bryce Salvador about Playoffs
This morning our editor, John Fischer, held an interview with former NJ Devils captain and current MSG TV analyst, Bryce Salvador, about the playoffs and what the Devils have done and can do going forward
An Interview with Kevin Weekes about the Upcoming New Jersey Devils Season
I had the opportunity and pleasure to talk about the upcoming New Jersey Devils season with former Devils goaltender and current NHL Network analyst, Kevin Weekes. Here are his answers regarding Cory Schneider, the offense, Taylor Hall, and what should be the next step in the Devils’ re-build.
Nico’s Draft Reaction & His Next Appearances in the Area
Nico Hischier is the first overall selection of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft and he was picked by the New Jersey Devils. It’s a big deal as he was still taking it all in on Friday night. The Devils will treat Hischier as a big deal there are events planned for him for the next few days.
Devils Daily #131: My 2nd Interview w/ Devils Insiders
I was recently interviewed for the second time by Dave Turner and Jeff O’Connor of the Devils Insiders. We talked about the site, stats, the Devils’ defense, Ray Shero, the Devils Ring of Honor, and more about the team.
NJ Devils Food, Coat, and Toy Drive Details
The New Jersey Devils announced their annual food, coat, and toy drives through a press release today. This post has the release and a short reaction to the news.
Devils & iHeartMedia Launch The One Jersey Network
The New Jersey Devils, the Prudential Center, and iHeartMedia NY announced a partnership to launch The One Jersey Network, which will exclusively air the audio broadcasts of 23 games this season. This post reacts to the news.
N.J. Devils Announce 21 Theme Nights for ‘16-’17
Ahead of 2016-17 regular season, the New Jersey Devils sent out a release detailing 15 (with six more on their website) theme nights for their home schedule. This post lists all 21 theme nights with a quick opinion on each.
Interview w/ Devils Daily about 2016 NHL Draft
I was recently interviewed by Dave Turner of Devils Daily about what the New Jersey Devils will do for the 2016 NHL Draft, what Ray Shero and Paul Castron did in the past, some under-the-radar picks, and more.
Pietila Called Up; Schneider on NHL After Dark
The New Jersey Devils called up another player from the Albany Devils ahead of their back-to-back set starting tomorrow: Blake Pietila. This post has a quick reaction to that news and Cory Schneider featured in a GoPro video for the NHL.
Brodeur's #30 Retirement Ceremony to Begin @ 6:15
The New Jersey Devils announced on their site and through a press release the events scheduled around the jersey retirement celebration for goaltender Martin Brodeur. This post highlights the public events scheduled. Be there at 6:15 on 2/9/2016.
Chico: The Beloved Devils Color Commentator
Chico Resch, also known as Glenn Resch, will be honored tonight before tonight's New Jersey Devils game against the Dallas Stars. Before that game, I have a few words about the former goalie and beloved color commentator for so many years.
The NHL 14 Devils are Superior to NHL '94 Devils
As part of a sponsorship with EA SPORTS, I look back at the 1992-93 New Jersey Devils that were included in the landmark hockey game NHL '94 and note how they would measure up against the Devils in NHL 14.
Just chill out, man. #NJDvsMTL pic.twitter.com/xrGSlkmjQT— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) December 9, 2016