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All About The Jersey 1 hour ago
1990’s Goaltending: Brodeur vs Hextall

1990’s Goaltending: Brodeur vs Hextall

The future of the Devils-Flyers rivalry might depend in large part on how Carter Hart and Mackenzie Blackwood play, as Mike discussed yesterday. The last time there was a legitimate goaltending competition between the two rivals, however, we were looking at Hextall and Brodeur. Yesterday, Mike discussed how moving forward, the goaltending matchup between Mackenzie Blackwood and Carter Hart could define the New Jersey Devils - Philadelphia Flyers rivalry for many years to come. I agree, how those two play and develop for these organizations will determine a lot about the future directions...
All About The Jersey 16 hours ago
Labor Peace in Our Time: NHLPA & NHL Ratify 4 Year CBA Extension & Return to Play Format

Labor Peace in Our Time: NHLPA & NHL Ratify 4 Year CBA Extension & Return to Play Format

Gary Bettman and the NHLPA worked out a four-year CBA extension and a Return to Play format. | Photo by Bruce Bennett/NHLI via This evening, the NHL and the NHLPA ratified the Return to Play format and a four-year extension to the Contract Bargaining Agreement with modifications. This is fantastic news and an overview of what happens now for the NHL with a Devils-focus. Earlier this week, the NHL and the NHLPA negotiators came to a tentative agreement for both the Return to Play format and a four-year extension of the Contract Bargaining Agreement, along with several changes to the...
All About The Jersey Jul 10, 2020
Goaltending Could be the Focal Point in the Next Chapter of the Devils-Flyers Rivalry

Goaltending Could be the Focal Point in the Next Chapter of the Devils-Flyers Rivalry

Photo by Andy Marlin/NHLI via Over the past two seasons, both the Devils and Flyers have each seen the emergence of young goaltenders who could be long-term starters and, with a little luck, stars. Could MacKenzie Blackwood vs. Carter Hart be the defining matchup of the next 5-10 years of Devils-Flyers hockey? Today in our Devils-Flyers rivalry week series, we cast an eye toward the future instead of the past as we take a look at one of the more compelling storylines that could develop over the next five or ten years of the Devils’ matchups with those degenerates from the other end of...
All About The Jersey Jul 10, 2020
DitD & Open Post - 7/10/20: Jobs Filled Edition

DitD & Open Post - 7/10/20: Jobs Filled Edition

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via New Jersey Devils & Related Hockey Links for 7/10/20 Here are your links for today: Devils Links ICYMI: Tom Fitzgerald and Lindy Ruff have been announced as the Devils next GM and coach, respectively. #NEWS: The New Jersey Devils have announced Tom Fitzgerald has been named Executive Vice President/General Manager of the club.#WeAreOne | #NJDevilshttps://t.co/tMB77ESlp6— New Jersey Devils (@NJDevils) July 9, 2020 #NEWS: The New Jersey Devils have signed Lindy Ruff to be the 19th head coach in franchise history.Welcome to Jersey, Lindy! :...
All About The Jersey Jul 9, 2020
New Jersey Devils Officially Announce Tom Fitzgerald as GM and Lindy Ruff as Head Coach

New Jersey Devils Officially Announce Tom Fitzgerald as GM and Lindy Ruff as Head Coach

Lindy Ruff is officially the new head coach of the New Jersey Devils. | Jared Silber/NHLI via On July 9, 2020, the New Jersey Devils made it official: Tom Fitzgerald is the team’s GM (and an executive VP) and Lindy Ruff is the team’s head coach. This post summarizes the team’s press conference announcing both moves as well as highlights from an interview Martin Brodeur did about the team hiring Lindy Ruff. Earlier today, the New Jersey Devils made it official. Tom Fitzgerald is now the team’s general manager (and executive vice president) and Lindy Ruff is the team’s head...