Category Archives: New Jersey Devils

NJ Devils: A franchise in transition

John Hynes was hired to coach the Devils in June — the franchise’s fifth coaching change since the 2010-11 season. (via CBSSports.com)

The New Jersey Devils are in the midst of one of the most polarizing offseasons in franchise history — arguably their most drastic offseason since relocating to New Jersey in 1982.

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NHL Eastern Conference: Odds of making the playoffs

New York Islanders' John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

New York Islanders’ John Tavares (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

As we near the 41 game mark for some teams, it signifies the mid-way point of the NHL season. Although it is still early, many teams have gotten off to starts that have laid the foundation for clinching a playoff berth. Let’s check in on the Eastern Conference and see who the odds are in favor of. Read more

Jackets climb out of the basement: Metro Division Weekly Recap

 

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Another week has passed, and the Metropolitan Division continues to boast top, yet mediocre, talent. The Penguins have assumed full control of first place in the division, while the Blue Jackets have leapfrogged from the bottom to the middle of the pack. Read more

Pens, Isles elite in mediocre division: Metro Division Recap – Week 10

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The Metropolitan Division still continues to be one of the league’s most intriguing. The Penguins and Islanders remain top-tier, and their arms race continues, as both teams have 38 points. Pittsburgh’s lost their grip on first-place leaguewide (that now belongs to Anaheim), but the Pens and Isles sit at fourth and fifth in the league, respectively. Read more

McDavid in the Metro? Metro Division Weekly Review

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We’re a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 season, and things aren’t looking too hot for the Metropolitan Division these days, as four clubs are placed 24th or below in the NHL-wide standings. If this holds up, can a game-changer like Connor McDavid or Jack Eichel wind up in the division come June? Read more

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