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Mile High Hockey Oct 8, 2017
Should Erik Johnson have been suspended for his hit on Kyle Palmieri?

Should Erik Johnson have been suspended for his hit on Kyle Palmieri?

Johnson avoided a suspension for his knee-on-knee hit, but this is something the NHL should take more seriously The Colorado Avalanche aren’t going to be missing their best all-around defenseman when they start a home and home series against the Bruins - though maybe they should be. In the second period of Saturday afternoon’s game, Erik Johnson collided with New Jersey Devils winger Kyle Palmieri in what many think was a dirty knee-on-knee hit. Palmieri left the game in obvious pain and was scheduled for an MRI on his right knee sometime on Sunday. Johnson was assessed a 2-minute...
Peter Forsberg on Matt Duchene: “Put him on the bench and trade him”

Peter Forsberg on Matt Duchene: “Put him on the bench and trade him”

During a Swedish broadcast of the Avalanche-New Jersey Devils game Saturday in Newark, N.J., former Avs center and Hockey Hall of Famer Peter Forsberg was a guest in-studio anaylist and said Colorado should "bench and trade" disgruntled center Matt Duchene.
All About the Jersey Oct 8, 2017
A Translated Jesper Bratt Interview with Hockey Sverige Prior to His NHL Debut

A Translated Jesper Bratt Interview with Hockey Sverige Prior to His NHL Debut

Reader, Devils and AIK fan Emil Lindgren translated a recent interview that Jesper Bratt did with Ronnie Ronnqvist of Hockey Sverige about his development as a player ahead of his NHL debut - which went really well. The New Jersey Devils have fans all over the world. This is a world class hockey blog because there are fans all over the world. Occasionally, I will be surprised by what the world has to offer. Prior to Saturday’s 4-1 win over the Avalanche where Bratt scored a goal and provided a primary assist, AAtJ reader, Talking Red listener, Devils and AIK fan Emil Lindgren...
All About the Jersey Oct 7, 2017
New Jersey Devils Swarmed Colorado Avalanche in 4-1 Home Opener Win

New Jersey Devils Swarmed Colorado Avalanche in 4-1 Home Opener Win

Fast. Attacking. Supportive. Those were not buzzwords as the New Jersey Devils swarmed the Colorado Avalanche in a 4-1 win featuring lots of offense and plenty of contributions by new and young Devils players. This recap goes over what happened with several observations. Earlier today, the Prudential Center could have been called the Fun Zone as the New Jersey Devils delighted a sold-out crowd in a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche. The game featured loads of offense with the two teams combining for eighty shots on net, ten power plays between both teams, and five goals in total. The...
New York Post Oct 7, 2017
Devils’ youth brigade make opening-day statement

Devils’ youth brigade make opening-day statement

The Devils’ youth movement has a lot more going for it than No. 1 overall draft pick Nico Hischier. The Devils are three deep in the rookie department. Hobey Baker Award winner Will Butcher and Swedish import Jesper Bratt stole a lot of the spotlight from Hischier in a 4-1 season-opening victory over the Avalanche...
Avalanche gives up three power-play goals in 4-1 loss at New Jersey

Avalanche gives up three power-play goals in 4-1 loss at New Jersey

The New Jersey Devils' power play, led by former Avalanche draft pick and University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher, was too much for Colorado to overcome Saturday at the Prudential Center.
Mile High Hockey Oct 7, 2017
MHH Post-game: Will Butcher who?

MHH Post-game: Will Butcher who?

Colorado is haunted by a familiar face in 4-1 loss to New Jersey Devils The Colorado Avalanche are looking to turn things around this season, hoping to bounce back following a dismal 48-point effort last year. They started off well, taking home a pretty acceptable victory against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the season. Unfortunately, things were a bit derailed in Game 2; the Avalanche walked away with a 4-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils, failing to prove that they’ve done much to work on their penalty kill and missing out on the strong offense they boasted in the season opener....
FOX Sports Oct 7, 2017
Butcher steals spotlight from Hischier in 4-1 Devils win (Oct 07, 2017)

Butcher steals spotlight from Hischier in 4-1 Devils win (Oct 07, 2017)

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Hobey Baker Award winner Will Butcher set up three power-play goals to steal the spotlight from No. 1 overall draft pick Nico Hischier, and the new-look New Jersey Devils opened the season with a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday.
All About the Jersey Oct 7, 2017
Gamethread #1: New Jersey Devils vs. Colorado Avalanche

Gamethread #1: New Jersey Devils vs. Colorado Avalanche

Welcome to the 2017-18 NHL season. The team that matters, the New Jersey Devils, will have their home opener today against the Colorado Avalanche. This is a gamethread where users can discuss today’s game as it happens. Welcome to the 2017-18 NHL Regular Season. This is not the first game of the season, but it is the first game of the season for the team we all love and care about. The Matchup: The New Jersey Devils vs. the Colorado Avalanche (SBN Blog: Mile High Hockey) The Time: 2:00 PM ET The Broadcast: TV - MSG+; Radio - 660 AM & 101.9 FM WFAN; Digital Audio - The One Jersey Network -...
Mile High Hockey Oct 7, 2017
Game Day Preview: Colorado Avalanche visit the New Jersey Devils

Game Day Preview: Colorado Avalanche visit the New Jersey Devils

The undefeated Avalanche roll into the swamp to play kick off the season for the Devils After stealing a win from the New York Rangers on Thursday night, the undefeated Colorado Avalanche will pay a visit to New Jersey for the Devils’ season opener later today. Despite the victory, the Avs are going to ice a bit of a different lineup than the one we saw in the opener. Nikita Zadorov will see game action for the first time this season and game one hero, Semyon Varlamov is going to watch from the bench as the coaches turn to new backup Jonathan Bernier. There will be a lot of excitement in...
All About the Jersey Oct 7, 2017
Game Preview #1: Colorado Avalanche at New Jersey Devils

Game Preview #1: Colorado Avalanche at New Jersey Devils

The Devils and Avalanche square off in the season opener in Newark. The Regular Season is at long last upon us. The Devils are ready. The Avalanche are ready. Game 1 of 82 is less than 12 hours away. This is All About the Jersey's game 1 preview. The Matchup: The Colorado Avalanche (1-0-0; SBN Blog: Mile High Hockey) at the New Jersey Devils. (0-0-0) The Time: 2:00 PM ET The Broadcast: TV - MSG+, Digital Audio - The One Jersey Network The Devils: CJ Turtoro of All About the Jersey said back in July that he believes the Devils are on the last leg of their rebuilding phase, and will soon...
Mile High Sticking Oct 7, 2017

Colorado Avalanche: 3 Storylines vs New Jersey

The Colorado Avalanche enter the second game of their three-game road trip along the East Coast in facing the New Jersey Devils. The Colorado Avalanche are on fire. Well, they’re pretty warm anyway after beating the New York Rangers in Madison Square Garden with a score of 4-2. You can never be too high after […] Colorado Avalanche: 3 Storylines vs New Jersey - Mile High Sticking - Mile High Sticking - A Colorado Avalanche Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Nikita Zadorov will return to Avalanche lineup against Devils

Nikita Zadorov will return to Avalanche lineup against Devils

Reporting a week late to Avalanche training camp likely led to the opening-night scratch of defenseman Nikita Zadorov, who watched in street clothes as Colorado beat the New York Rangers 4-2 on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

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