Weekend Update: Captains, Contracts, and a World Cup Comeback?

Week 1: October 2 - 5, 2019 Featured Image Source: TSN.ca A Captain Unveiled For the first time in over three years, a Toronto Maple Leafs player skated out onto the ice bearing a C on their sweater, when John Tavares was announced the 25th captain of the Leafs ahead of their home opener last … Continue reading Weekend Update: Captains, Contracts, and a World Cup Comeback?

Our 2019-2020 Season Predictions

[Featured Image Source] With the NHL season starting tonight, we thought it'd be fun to predict how things will unfold come next June. Vanessa Kuri: Stanley Cup Finals: San Jose Sharks vs. Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup winner: Toronto Maple Leafs While the Toronto media was focused on Marner Watch, the Leafs also made some blockbuster moves … Continue reading Our 2019-2020 Season Predictions

Recap: Devils Make a Mark over Rangers

Photo by Bruce Bennet/Getty Images The New York Rangers opened their preseason at home on Wednesday, Sep. 18 with a 4-3 loss to their rivals across the Hudson River, the New Jersey Devils. The team couldn’t get the win but did leave behind plenty of hope and excitement for their upcoming season beginning Oct. 4.  … Continue reading Recap: Devils Make a Mark over Rangers

Trade Patterns of Every NHL Team

The NHL trade deadline looms near and it's always fun to see what the return for certain players ends up being at this time of the season. It's even more fun to see which teams are desperate enough to risk it all. We went back to the start of the 2013-2014 season (when the divisions … Continue reading Trade Patterns of Every NHL Team

Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey

Every day, the hockey world changes. Even if it's just a little bit. Between jersey additions, new logos, teams making trades and rules being modified, the NHL is constantly going at a mile a minute. However, even in today's fast-paced hockey world, some traditions are still able to stand the test of time. One of … Continue reading Lou Lamoriello and Tradition’s Place in Hockey

An Ode to Taylor Hall

For Taylor Hall, it's been a long road to his first playoff appearance. With his New Jersey Devils being eliminated from the playoffs by the Tampa Bay Lightning in five games on Saturday night, we decided to take a look back at how he got here, and why he deserves all of the praise he … Continue reading An Ode to Taylor Hall

Puck It Up’s Hart Trophy Picks

Every year the Hart trophy by definition goes to the most valuable player to their team as deemed by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. This season has the largest pool of potential nominees than what we have seen in past seasons.  Here are our picks for the Hart trophy: Jen’s Pick: Taylor Hall Every year, the … Continue reading Puck It Up’s Hart Trophy Picks

Will the Devils make the playoffs?

The New Jersey Devils are in a tight playoff race. They're competing for a wildcard spot or potentially the third (maybe even second) in the Metropolitan Division against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, and Columbus Blue Jackets. The Florida Panthers were also vying for a spot but they've dropped back a bit in the standings. … Continue reading Will the Devils make the playoffs?

Will Sergei Brylin Join the Devils’ Rafters?

As all New Jersey Devils fans know, Patrik Elias is going to be the fifth New Jersey Devil to have his number retired, which will occur on February 24th against the New York Islanders. There’s no question this is an extremely well-deserved honor, considering how Elias is widely considered the greatest forward in franchise history. … Continue reading Will Sergei Brylin Join the Devils’ Rafters?

Weekend Update: I Do’s, Detroit Don’ts

Week 9: November 27 – December 3, 2017 End of an eraLate this week, the New Jersey Devils traded Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi, and a third-round 2018 draft pick to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for Sami Vatanenand a conditional draft pick. The trade shook the world of Devils fans, considering the legacy that Henrique … Continue reading Weekend Update: I Do’s, Detroit Don’ts