Devils: Disappointment Reigns, But New Jersey’s Looking Ahead

Objectively, it’s hard to argue that this was a good season for the New Jersey Devils. The club is out of playoff contention, trailing the Columbus Blue Jackets by 21 points as of press time and sitting at the bottom of the Metropolitan Division. They’re currently third from the floor in the Eastern Conference, withContinue reading “Devils: Disappointment Reigns, But New Jersey’s Looking Ahead”

Devils: Despite Bad Season, New Jersey’s Future Still Bright

The 2018-2019 season has been one of regression for the New Jersey Devils. With the All-Star break underway, the team is looking at the pieces and trying to figure out what comes next. The Devils are dead last in the Metropolitan Division, a point behind the Philadelphia Flyers. They’re tied with the Ottawa Senators forContinue reading “Devils: Despite Bad Season, New Jersey’s Future Still Bright”

NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony

Taylor Hall took home the Hart Trophy on Wednesday night at the NHL Awards ceremony, but it was an evening of perspective that really set things right. The night featured a reunion of the surviving Humboldt Broncos, along with the honouring of coach Darcy Haugan – one of 16 who perished in the awful crashContinue reading “NHL: Awards Handed Out in Emotional Ceremony”

Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs

The NHL Expansion Draft and 2017 NHL Entry Draft are in the books, which means attention shifts to July 1 and the impending free agent frenzy. There are some compelling names expected to be in the works when the fur starts to fly, including a number of valuable centres. Joe Thornton is one of theContinue reading “Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs”

Toronto Acquires Brian Boyle in Trade with Tampa

The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded centre Brian Boyle to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Byron Froese and a second-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. The 32-year-old Boyle is in the final year of a three-year contract worth $6 million and will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1. InContinue reading “Toronto Acquires Brian Boyle in Trade with Tampa”