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Division Snapshot

Preseason Division Snapshot: Main Issues the New Jersey Devils & Others will Address

Training camp for veterans will begin later this week for most teams and preseason games will start a week after that. Ahead of preseason, this post looks at a main issue each team in the division will have to address along with the New Jersey Devils.

Offseason Division Snapshot: How the New Jersey Devils’ Moves Stack Up in the Division

The New Jersey Devils improved themselves on the first day of free agency. What about the rest of the division? This offseason version of the division snapshot looks at all eight teams, what they have done up through July 29, and whether they became a better team in the process.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: The End of the 2021 Season

In the seventeenth and final weekly East Division snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Pittsburgh Penguins secured first in the East, the Washington Capitals secured home ice for the first round, and there is a spark of interest in the makeup games left in the East. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 5/2 - 5/8

In the sixteenth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Pittsburgh Penguins took the throne, the New Jersey Devils finally won a game, and the playoff teams all have something to play for in the final full week of the season in the East. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 4/18 - 4/24

In the fourteenth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals took a big step towards securing first while the New Jersey Devils extended a losing streak to five games. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 4/11 - 4/17

In the thirteenth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals are still barely leading a three-team race for first and the bottom four remains the same. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 4/4 - 4/10

In the twelfth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals are barely holding onto first, the Buffalo Sabres finally ended their epic winless streak, and the New Jersey Devils won their week in a non-ideal way. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 3/28- 4/3

In the eleventh weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals remained on top despite only two games in this past week, the Philadelphia Flyers won a game, and the Buffalo Sabres continued to fail. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 3/21- 3/28

In the tenth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, some big streaks ended in this past week. The Capitals, Islanders and Penguins lost games while the New Jersey Devils finally won a home game. The only constant was that the hapless Sabres kept on losing. All this and more in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 3/14- 3/20

In the ninth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the New York Islanders stayed hot, the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins became hot, and the rest of the East suffered. Learn in this post what happened last week and what is coming up this week.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 3/7- 3/13

In the eighth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the New York Islanders fired up to take first in the East with 4 straight wins. In the opposite end, the New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres lost all 4 games in this past week to remain at the bottom. Learn in this post what happened last week and what may happen this week.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 2/28 - 3/6

In the seventh weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Capitals rose up to take first place, the Islanders lost to Pittsburgh but jumped ahead of them, and the Devils remain in seventh. Learn in this post what happened last week and what may happen this week.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 2/21 - 2/27

In the sixth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres, and Philadelphia Flyers all returned to action and the Boston Bruins are still in first. Learn in this post what happened last week and what may happen this week.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 2/14 - 2/20

In the fifth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Boston Bruins tightened their grip on the East while the postponements of games for the New Jersey Devils, Buffalo Sabres, and Philadelphia Flyers meant a shorter week than expected for most. Learn what happened last week and what may happen this week here.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 2/7 - 2/13

In the fourth weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Boston Bruins beat the Washington Capitals and the Philadelphia Flyers to take first place. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the NHL to postpone New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres games and re-scheduled several games within the East. Read all about what happened last week and what is coming up in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 1/31 - 2/6

In the third weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals finished a great week to hold onto first, Philadelphia jumped Boston, Buffalo rose up to fourth, and the New Jersey Devils are ahead of the two New York teams. Read all about what happened last week and what is coming up in this week’s snapshot.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 1/24 - 1/30

In the second weekly East Divison snapshot of the 2020-21 NHL season, the Washington Capitals take first, both Pittsburgh and Buffalo win their first games, and only the New York Rangers went winless. Check out the week that was and the week that will be for each team in the East.

Weekly East Division Snapshot: 1/17 - 1/23

A new NHL season means the return of the weekly division snapshot. This first edition of the snapshot explains what is in the post, shows Philadelphia in first, the New Jersey Devils surprisingly in third, and Pittsburgh at the bottom.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: Special Paused Season Edition

In the twenty-fourth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 NHL season, the NHL paused the league on Thursday, March 12 due to the global pandemic of the Coronavirus. This post takes a snapshot of the Metropolitan standings as the league is paused and details the statuses and fates of the conditional picks owned by the New Jersey Devils.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 3/8/2020 - 3/14/2020

In the twenty-third weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals hold onto first place by a thin margin over the super-hot the Philadelphia Flyers. The Pittsburgh Penguins ended their slide; the wild card race remains tight; and the New Jersey Devils won three out of four. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 3/1/2020 - 3/7/2020

In the twenty-second weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals took back first, the Philadelphia Flyers rose to second, the Pittsburgh Penguins lost six straight; the New York Rangers finally lost; and the New Jersey Devils took four points the hard way. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 2/23/2020 - 2/29/2020

In the twenty-first weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have overtaken the Washington Capitals for a hot minute; the Philadelphia Flyers surged to third; the New York Rangers won three straight; and the New Jersey Devils won three out of four too. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 2/16/2020 - 2/22/2020

In the twentieth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals remain on top; the Islanders jumped past a stumbling Columbus team; the Rangers got hot; and the New Jersey Devils returned to losing the week. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 2/9/2020 - 2/15/2020

In the nineteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, most of the teams were successful in this past week to retain the wild card spots with Columbus taking third. But an door may be opening at the top as this is happening. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 2/2/2020 - 2/8/2020

In the eighteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, most of the division was off until the end of last week. That did not prevent movement within the middle of the division. See how each team did last week and what is coming up in this week in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 1/26/2020 - 2/1/2020

In the seventeenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, Washington and New Jersey were off; and Columbus and Carolina both won their two games last week to keep Philadelphia out of the wild card spot. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 1/19/2020 - 1/25/2020

In the sixteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, Washington swept their week on the back of Ovechkin; Columbus took a wild card spot and Carolina fell out; and the Devils ended Tampa Bay’s streak before losing 3 straight. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 1/12/2020 - 1/18/2020

In the fifteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, Washington is no longer first in the NHL, Columbus is right on Philadelphia, and the Devils are not 30th right now. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up in this post.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 1/5/2020 - 1/11/2020

In the fourteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals are still in first place but with a familiar foe now taking second; Philly had a bad week which has put their wild card spot at risk; and the New Jersey Devils had a short winning streak. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/29/2019 - 1/4/2019

In the thirteenth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals head into 2020 as division and likely league leaders; second through fifth is up for grabs; Columbus keeps getting points; and the New Jersey Devils won a week. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/22/2019 - 12/28/2019

In the twelfth weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, the Washington Capitals continue to reign, the New York teams slipped, and the hottest team in the division is now Columbus. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up.

Weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot: 12/15/2019 - 12/21/2019

In the eleventh weekly Metropolitan Division Snapshot of the 2019-20 season, streaks ended, the New York Islanders got hot again, the New York Rangers are stealthily moving up, and the New Jersey Devils finally won. See how each team did last week and what’s next in this week coming up.