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October 31, 2020
Examining best and worst of New York sports teams owners
Every aggrieved sports fan has the same blueprint: Just get me a new owner, any new owner, and things are going to get better. They have to get better. Of course, they don’t always get better, but that doesn’t mean fans stop trying, or yearning. Mets fans have wanted new owners for years. This week,...
October 24, 2020
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick reflects on legendary broadcast career in chat with Post
Recently retired longtime sports announce Mike “Doc” Emrick, known primarily for hockey coverage, trades in doing play-by-play for some Q&A with Post sports columnist Steve Serby. Q: Which of your 22 Stanley Cup Finals play-by-plays was your favorite? A: Oh boy. It’s kind of like the father asked which of his children are the favorite?...
October 22, 2020
Fans, colleagues share Doc Emrick stories: Calling ‘in a typhoon’
Sorry, but I can’t allow someone as special as Doc Emrick to slip into retirement with just a few paragraphs in Monday’s paper on the day the announcement was made. Besides, we haven’t heard from those who similarly cherished him: his listeners. And since Monday we’ve heard from scores. Here’s a sample about a man...
October 19, 2020
Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick retiring from legendary NHL broadcasting career
Say it ain’t so, Doc! Mike “Doc” Emrick, the incomparable Voice of the NHL, Monday morning will retire, as per a shared announcement with NBC Sports. Emrick, 74, rose from calling college and minor league hockey radio broadcasts to develop an enthralling style that emphasized superior, often mesmerizing play-by-play: Original on-the-fly, bull’s-eye descriptions; a great...
October 17, 2020
Slap Shots: Minor leaguers hit hard, projected Rangers lineups get it all wrong
NHL players who were on a team’s “freeze roster” as of March 16 will be paid 8.1 percent of their base 2020-21 salary on Oct. 31. Under terms of the Memorandum of Understanding between the league and the Players’ Association, that is the only payment these players will receive until the season commences. The rest...
October 10, 2020
Devils snag Andreas Johnsson in trade with Maple Leafs
The New Jersey Devils continued their offseason makeover Saturday by acquiring winger Andreas Johnsson from the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward Joey Anderson. Johnsson, 25, had eight goals and 13 assists for 21 points in 43 games last season. He is signed for three more years at a salary cap hit of $3.4 million. “Andreas...
Corey Crawford was ‘devastated’ before signing with Devils
The Devils got better in net on Friday, signing two-time Stanley Cup-winning goaltender Corey Crawford to a two-year contract. Crawford, the Blackhawks’ starter since 2010, will earn an average of $3.9 million, the team announced, and is expected to split time with young netminder Mackenzie Blackwood. “It’s a group that I feel really confident in...
October 8, 2020
Devils acquire defenseman Ryan Murray from Blue Jackets
The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Ryan Murray from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday for a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. The 27-year-old Murray, the No. 2 overall pick in 2012, had two goals and seven assists in 27 games last season with the Blue Jackets, and added goal in nine playoff...
Assessing the NHL free agency field as market gets underway
Here is what is certain about the NHL free-agent market that opens with Friday’s noon bell. The cap will remain flat at $81.5 million for at least the next couple of seasons. At least half of the league is squeezed for space. Certain teams will reduce internal budgets because of the revenue drain created by...
Devils waive Cory Schneider for contract buyout
Martin Brodeur’s replacement is headed out the door. Goaltender Cory Schneider was placed on waivers by the Devils on Thursday and will be bought out of the final two years of his contract, the team announced, ending his seven-year run in Newark. The 34-year-old Schneider had two years left on his contract with a $6...
October 7, 2020
NHL Draft 2020: Who the Devils chose with final picks
Recapping the New Jersey Devils’ final selections in the 2020 NHL Draft.  Nicolas Daws Pick No. 84 Age: 19 Catches: Left Position: Goalie Height: 6-foot-4 Weight: 203 lbs From: Munich, Germany Skinny: Known for his positional awareness, Daws can stay deep because his size enables him to stay in front of the puck more often...
Devils take two forwards and a defenseman in first round of 2020 NHL Draft
With three first-round picks for the first time in franchise history, the Devils selected two forwards and one defenseman in the 2020 NHL Draft on Tuesday night. The Devils got their eventful night started by taking Swedish winger Alexander Holtz with the seventh-overall pick before selecting forward Dawson Mercer at No. 18 and defenseman Shakir...
October 5, 2020
Yaroslav Askarov is center of Devils’ NHL Draft 2020 dilemma
The Devils are tied with the Ottawa Senators for the most first-round selections in Tuesday’s 2020 NHL Draft, a prime opportunity to bolster a roster that already has two former No. 1 overall picks in Nico Hischier (2017) and Jack Hughes (2019). For general manager Tom Fitzgerald, who has the Nos. 7, 18 and 20...

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