Tag Archives: Minnesota Wild

Was This Offseason A Complete Letdown?

Author’s TWITTER Going into the offseason, the New Jersey Devils were flushed with cap space, draft picks, and other tradable assets. With a glaring need of genuine talent on defense and supplementary offensive depth (yet again), the consensus of Devils fans predicted that drastic changes were inevitable, and the organization would enter the coming season

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Devils Might Have To Wait For Improvements On Defense

Author’s Twitter We’re two weeks into summer free agency and about a month into the 2017 offseason. With their needs apparent, most of the New Jersey Devils fan base anticipated a busy offseason…and were largely disappointed. While the first overall selection of Nico Hischier along with the acquisitions of Brian Boyle and Marcus Johansson were laudable

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Three Mistakes the Devils Must Avoid This Offseason

Author’s TWITTER   With the playoffs winding down, speculation is under way on what Ray Shero will do with his abundance of cap space, draft picks, and the upcoming expansion draft. In what could be the most eventful offseason in Newark since 2010, the current position New Jersey is in has to be a career-first for

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Recap: Devils Rally for Third Consecutive Win

Game Summary The New Jersey Devils became the first team to defeat the Minnesota Wild in regulation last night since the Columbus Blue Jackets halted their 12-game winning streak on New Year’s Eve. It was also the first time New Jersey scored more than three goals in a game since December 22nd (4-0 shutout over

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DAB Pregame: Recent Momentum Will Be Put to the Test Tonight Versus Wild

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for rapid game and news updates.   Matchup Overview For the first time in almost a decade, the New Jersey Devils emerged from their Western Canada road trip able to attain points in all three matchups (they went 2-0-1). After having virtually no hope of

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DAB Tidbits: 3/21/16

Post-game Summary…The Devils lifted a huge weight off their shoulders in last night’s 2-1 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. Reid Boucher and Devante Smith-Pelley were New Jersey’s goal-scorers, who helped the team split a weekend home-and-home against their divisional adversaries. In his NHL debut, rookie goaltender Scott Wedgewood made 27 saves in what was

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DAB Tidbits: 3/18/16

Those in attendance during last night’s game witnessed an extremely rare spectacle on Devils home ice: 11 goals scored in one contest, seven of which were by New Jersey. Forwards, Devante Smith-Pelley, Adam Henrique, and Mike Sislo scored two goals apiece, while Reid Boucher registered his sixth marker of the season. It was certainly a

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DAB Pregame: St Patrick’s Day at The Rock

Match Overview After what was a relatively successful road trip out west, the Devils return to The Rock for a battle against the Minnesota Wild. New Jersey defeated the Sharks and Kings, but were sent back to reality by the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night. While the Devils playoff hopes are close to finished, the

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DAB Pregame: The Final Trip Out West

Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates. You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Matchup Overview Tonight’s matchup against the Minnesota Wild marks the beginning of New Jersey’s final road trip outside the conference. Currently occupying the first wildcard slot in the west, the Wild were six points out of the playoffs two

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