Devils History

When the Devils Were an Offensive Powerhouse


Back in the late 90s/early 2000s, the Devils were an offensive juggernaut in the NHL. The league may not have been scoring at a top level, but New Jersey was absolutely a powerhouse on offense,...

Finally: Pat Burns to Get Inducted into HHOF


This is a short post highlighting the Hockey Hall of Fame announcing that the late, former New Jersey Devils head coach Pat Burns will be inducted this year.

ILWT Audition: Goodbye Chico


The ILWT Audition process continues with this submission from Tyler Lund, who focuses on meeting former goaltender and long-time mostly-beloved color commentator for the New Jersey Devils: Glenn...

Some Videos of New HHoFers Niedermayer & Shanahan


Former New Jersey Devils Scott Niedermayer and Brendan Shanahan will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight. In honor of that, here are some videos of both players that are examples of...

Of Steve Bernier and Recent NJ Devils Tryouts


Looking at the players that have tried out over the past few years with the Devils and the outcome of each situation.

Six Shots Allowed, Sykora Needed One to Sink Leafs


The New Jersey Devils dominated the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 in Round 2 of the 2000 playoffs, holding them to six shots on net. Petr Sykora scored the series-clinching goal in that game 18...

Devils Goal Breakdown: Niedermayer's '95 Classic


In a long and illustrious career, Scott Niedermayer made one of his greatest highlights back in Game 2 of the 1995 Stanley Cup Finals. He went end-to-end to tie up the game 2-2 in impressive...

Devils Goal Breakdown: Broten's 2nd Earns 1st Cup


The New Jersey Devils were in a position to sweep the Detroit Red Wings for the Stanley Cup in 1995. Neal Broten broke a 2-2 tie in the second period with his second goal of the game, which was the...

Valeri Zelepukin: A Devils Cult Hero


Forward Valeri Zelepukin went from late round draft pick in 1990 to becoming a productive winger when the New Jersey Devils made the leap to being contenders to sticking in the league as a...

Devils Goal Breakdown: Elias' KO of Flyers in 2000


Patrik Elias scored 2 goals in Game 7 against the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2000 Eastern Conference Finals; a 2-1 Devils win to erase a 3-1 series deficit and knock out the Second Rate Rivals....


Stevens on Lindros: Greatest Hit I've Ever Seen


In preparing for another historical goal breakdown from the New Jersey Devils win in the 2000 Eastern Conference Finals, I look back at a more famous moment from Game 7: Scott Stevens destroying...

Devils Goal Breakdown: Arnott's 2000 Cup Winner


Jason Arnott scored one of the greatest goals in New Jersey Devils history to beat Dallas and win the Stanley Cup in 2000 during double overtime of Game 6. Join me as I breakdown the play that led...

Claude Lemieux Wasn't Clutch, He Was Very Good


Inspired by a recent post about Bill Guerin, I got reminiscent about Claude Lemieux's 1995 playoff run. After digging deeper, it's worth explaining that he didn't get to 80 career playoff goals by...

Looking Back at Bill Guerin's Time in NJ


Bill Guerin has been named as an inductee to the 2013 U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame yesterday. In honor of that, let's look back at his time with his first organization, the New Jersey Devils.

Looking Back at the 2003 Devils ECF Near Collapse


The 2002-03 New Jersey Devils won the team's third Stanley Cup, a Cup that almost never happened as the Devils nearly blew a 3-1 series lead to Ottawa in the Eastern Conf. Finals. This look back...

Shanahan & Niedermayer - 2 More Devils to the Hall


Two more former New Jersey Devils players will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013: forward Brendan Shanahan and defenseman Scott Niedermayer. This post goes over what they did and why...

American Devils: The 2006-07 Team


It's the Fourth of July and so it's entirely appropriate to look back at the most American roster in New Jersey Devils history: the 2006-07 team.

Jacques Caron: The Honored Goaltender Coach


The New Jersey Devils will honor longtime goaltending coach Jacques Caron before the March 17, 2013 game against the Montreal Canadiens. Here are a few words about Caron and why his longevity...

Talking Red #97 - A Win & Peter Stastny Interview


In this episode of the New Jersey Devils podcast Talking Red, David, E.J., and John discuss the Devils' 2-1 win over the Islanders, Zajac's extension, and much more. David also had the honor to...

Lever to Salvador: An Overview of Devils Captains


Bryce Salvador will play his first game as captain of the New Jersey Devils as the team's tenth captain in history. In honor of that, this post provides a quick overview of all captains in Devils...

Before New Jersey, Wilf Paiement was the Ace


Wilf Paiement was more than just the first ever draft pick by the New Jersey Devils franchise. Let's look back at how he became their first ace forward and he still sits as the 13th top scorer in...

The Rise of Pat Verbeek: His Time with N.J.


The Little Ball of Hate got that name in the mid-90s, but he started his long, productive, and successful career with the New Jersey Devils. He racked up quite a few points and even more penalties...

When Captain Kirk Led the Devils


Kirk Muller spent seven seasons with the New Jersey Devils. He became the team's third captain, eventually the team's third all-time leading scorer, and led a core that helped the Devils make the...

The Infamous Flash in the Pan that was Mike Danton


The New Jersey Devils drafted Mike Jefferson, suspended him for not reporting to Albany two seasons later, mended fences with Mike Danton, and then traded him away. He didn't last long, but he left...

Iconic Devils Brothers: Aaron & Neal Broten


As part of the Iconic Families series sponsored by New York Life, this post highlights two brothers who played and excelled for the New Jersey Devils at different points of the organization: Aaron...

Let's Talk New Jersey Devils Bloopers

The New Jersey Devils have been around for close to four decades as a franchise and they've had a few laughs in their time. In this post, I bring up a few Devils bloopers suggested by readers on...

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