Hub Life Brings Subtle Memories

For the parties intimately involved in hockey's return to play on Tuesday, it was the first glance at what the next two months will look and how the 2019-20 season will finally see its long-awaited conclusion. ...

Emphasis on Sound Manufacturing

The NHL plans to pump artificial sounds into its Stanley Cup Playoffs and qualifier games. That's just one measure the league will take to try and make puck drop have some feeling of normalcy for players and th...

In What Direction Are the Predators Headed?

The Nashville Predators have been fighting all season long to find their team identity and push forward to make a playoff run.  The Predators have dealt with head coaching changes, a sluggish offense, uncertainty on the blue line and were largely silent at the NHL trade deadline.

Coleman Deal a Reminder of Failed Season

It was his goal on opening night that was going to set the tone on this 2019-20 campaign. The one of build-up and promise. The one where the Devils, who had seen one playoff appearance in seven years, finally a...

Nasreddine Satisfied with Effort For Now

NEWARK--It's been two games under interim head coach, Alain Nasreddine, and twice the Devils have lost in spite of a quality effort. That much, at least for the time being, should be comforting. And to his cred...

John Hynes Dismissed as Coach

In the days prior to Saturday and Monday's contest, perhaps the worst showings by the Devils this season, much of the talk regarding John Hynes' future was muted with many citing the internal confidence in thei...

Devils Time is Running Out, But for Who?

Saturday, by all accounts, was Rock bottom. How could it get worse? A home defeat at the hands of their biggest rival, more than half the building of Blueshirt faithful roaring as their team twice scored shorth...

Coyotes Resilient in Newark

NEWARK--For some teams, the NHL season, less than a full month in, might seem as if it's easing into the expected grind. Others though would strongly disagree. Such was the case in a Friday night tilt between t...

School In Session for Hughes Debut

They say you'll always remember your first game. That should be sweet music to John Hynes' ears. Jack Hughes, the 18-year-old top pick from June's entry draft, has one game down in a career that could be a s...