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July 3, 2020
Why Aren’t the 1995-2003 Devils Considered a Dynasty?
The New Jersey Devils defeated the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals. (Photo by Charles Krupa) The most elusive prize in hockey is not the Stanley Cup, but the ability to call your team a dynasty. How exclusive is this “dynasty club” exactly? The Hockey Hall of...
Why Aren’t the 1995-2003 Devils Considered a Dynasty?
The New Jersey Devils defeated the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals. (Photo by Charles Krupa) The most elusive prize in hockey is not the Stanley Cup, but the ability to call your team a dynasty. How exclusive is this “dynasty club” exactly? The Hockey Hall of...
June 26, 2020
Previewing the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery
The 2020 NHL Draft lottery is scheduled for 8:00 PM Friday night. (Photo courtesy of NHL.com) Introduction Believe it or not, we are going to have our first live NHL-event on Friday. For those that do not know, the NHL is scheduled to have the league’s draft lottery at 8:00 PM ET televised...
June 24, 2020
1995 Stanley Cup Championship Was Devils’ Most Important
They say you always remember your first. Granted, that phrase usually applies to non-hockey related life achievements we don’t discuss on such as innocent sites such as this. But it applies to Stanley Cup championships as well, especially for the New Jersey Devils, who won the franchise’s first...
June 19, 2020
Why Would Harris and Blitzer Buy Part of Steelers?
Much to the delight of New York Mets fans everywhere, the Wilpons have decided to sell the team. Potential buyers include everyone from Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodrigeuz to owners of the New Jersey Devils, David Blitzer and Joshua Harris. Well, Harris and Blitzer added a new sports team to their...
June 14, 2020
What to Watch Until Hockey’s Back
Deprived of sports since mid-march, many are looking for alternatives in televised athletics. Though the NHL and NBA have announced plans to return to camps and start playing games in late July to August, that’s still a long way away from the live sports. So, in the interest of bridging the gap...
June 11, 2020
Evaluating Rumored Devils’ Head Coaching Candidates
Gerard Gallant was fired this year by the Las Vegas Golden Knights. (Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLl via Getty Images) Introduction Pierre LeBrun tweeted yesterday that the New Jersey Devils have narrowed down the team’s head coaching search to four finalists. This after interviewing eight to...
June 9, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Alexis Lafrenière, Best Prospect Since Auston Matthews
Alexis Lafrenière is the best prospective first overall pick since Auston Matthews. (Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) Profile Alexis Lafrenière is an 18-year-old Canadian who’s listed as 6-foot-1, 193 pounds. The left-wing is a left-handed shot and has played his whole junior career...
June 5, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Roni Hirvonen, Undersized Finnish Playmaker
Roni Hirvonen is a two-way playmaking center. (Photo courtesy of Hirvonen’s Twitter) Profile Roni Hirvonen is a Finnish center that may move to left-wing at the next level. He is listed at only 5-foot-9 and 164 pounds. He is 18 years-old with a January birthdate, so he is...
May 30, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Kaiden Guhle, Safe Defensive Defenseman
Kaiden Guhle has a brother, Brandon, who was a second-round pick from Buffalo. (Photo by Canadien Hockey League) Profile Kaiden Guhle is an 18-year-old defenseman. He is a left-handed shot that is from Canada and is listed at 6-foot-2 and 182 pounds. He’s played the entirety of his...
May 28, 2020
Devils Draft Series: John-Jason Peterka, German Goal-Scorer
Jason-Jason Peterka played in both the Czech Republic and Germany during his junior league career. (Photo by: TF-Images/Getty Images) Profile John-Jason Peterka is the third German we have studied in this series so far. He is an 18-year-old right-wing who’s a left-handed is listed as...
Devils Draft Series: John-Jason Peterka, German Goal-Scorer
Jason-Jason Peterka played in both the Czech Republic and Germany during his junior league career. (Photo by: TF-Images/Getty Images) Profile John-Jason Peterka is the third German we have studied in this series so far. He is an 18-year-old right-wing who’s a left-handed is listed as...
May 26, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Jacob Perreault, Goal-Scoring Power Play Weapon
Jacob Perreault is regarded as a mid-to-late first-round pick. (Photo by Mark Malone/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network) Profile Jacob Perreault is an 18-year old center, who will most likely translate as a right-wing professionally. He has a solid frame, at 5-foot-11, 192 pounds. The...
Devils Draft Series: Jacob Perreault, Goal-Scoring Power Play Weapon
Jacob Perreault is regarded as a mid-to-late first-round pick. (Photo by Mark Malone/Chatham Daily News/Postmedia Network) Profile Jacob Perreault is an 18-year old center, who will most likely translate as a right-wing professionally. He has a solid frame, at 5-foot-11, 192 pounds. The...
May 23, 2020
Devils Draft Series: William Wallinder, Raw Defenseman With Unlimited Upside
William Wallinder is your classic “boom-or-boost” type prospect. (Photo by Erik Mårtensson/Bildbyrån) Profile William Wallinder is the third defenseman evaluated in this series, and he’s also the most interesting. He is only 17 years old and won’t turn 18 until July...
Devils Draft Series: William Wallinder, Raw Defenseman With Unlimited Upside
William Wallinder is your classic “boom-or-boost” type prospect. (Photo by Erik Mårtensson/Bildbyrån) Profile William Wallinder is the third defenseman evaluated in this series, and he’s also the most interesting. He is only 17 years old and won’t turn 18 until July...
Why Atlantic City Is a Good Place for the NHL Once the Season Resumes
Introduction This past week has been kind to hockey fans, as it seems the NHL is making progress towards resuming their season. Ever since the season was paused back in March, the league has made it clear it has intentions of coming back. Specifically to award the Stanley Cup for the 2019-2020...
Why Atlantic City Is a Good Place for the NHL Once the Season Resumes
Introduction This past week has been kind to hockey fans, as it seems the NHL is making progress towards resuming their season. Ever since the season was paused back in March, the league has made it clear it has intentions of coming back. Specifically to award the Stanley Cup for the 2019-2020...
May 22, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Hendrix Lapierre, Oft-Injured Playmaking Center
Hendrix Lapierre is a wild card when it comes to this year’s draft. (Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images) Profile Hendrix Lapierre is an 18-year old centerman who’s listed as 6-foot, 179 pounds. The left-handed shot was born in Canada and has played his whole junior hockey...
Devils Draft Series: Hendrix Lapierre, Oft-Injured Playmaking Center
Hendrix Lapierre is a wild card when it comes to this year’s draft. (Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images) Profile Hendrix Lapierre is an 18-year old centerman who’s listed as 6-foot, 179 pounds. The left-handed shot was born in Canada and has played his whole junior hockey...
May 20, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Mavrik Bourque, Sneaky Offensive Talent
Mavrik Bourque can play both wing and center. (Photo by Jean Levasseur/Shawinigan Cataractes) Profile Mavrik Bourque is an 18-year old Canadian, who’s listed as 5-foot-10, 178 pounds. He spent the majority of his draft minus-one season on the wing but moved to center for the entirety of...
Devils Draft Series: Mavrik Bourque, Sneaky Offensive Talent
Mavrik Bourque can play both wing and center. (Photo by Jean Levasseur/Shawinigan Cataractes) Profile Mavrik Bourque is an 18-year old Canadian, who’s listed as 5-foot-10, 178 pounds. He spent the majority of his draft minus-one season on the wing but moved to center for the entirety of...
May 19, 2020
Devils Draft Series: Noel Gunler — Risky, Swedish Scorer
Forward Noel Gunler has tremendous upside, yet is an extremely risky prospect. (Photo by: Bildbyrån/Michael Erichsen) Profile Noel Gunler is an 18-year old, Swedish-born right-winger and is listed as 6-foot-2, 187 pounds. Like both fellow-countrymen Alexander Holtz and Lucas Raymond, he has...
Devils Draft Series: Noel Gunler — Risky, Swedish Scorer
Forward Noel Gunler has tremendous upside, yet is an extremely risky prospect. (Photo by: Bildbyrån/Michael Erichsen) Profile Noel Gunler is an 18-year old, Swedish-born right-winger and is listed as 6-foot-2, 187 pounds. Like both fellow-countrymen Alexander Holtz and Lucas Raymond, he has...

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