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Joseph Blandisi won't skate at Devils development camp

Joseph Blandisi won't skate at Devils development camp due to an issue with his ankles and skates, but he will be ready for training camp. NEWARK - Joseph Blandisi won't be hitting the ice for the Devils until training camp. Blandisi has been ruled out of on-ice activities for the remainder of Devils development camp as he deals with swollen...
Via NJ.com
9 days ago

Devils Rookie’s Hilariously Awful Dive Earns Embellishment Penalty (Video)

Joseph Blandisi is a name you probably haven’t ever heard, but he made unofficial NHL history Tuesday night and not in a way you want to make history. The New Jersey Devils rookie forward embarrassed himself and the league with the most egregious, over-the-top dive the sport has ever seen. Or at least very close to it. Blandisi wanted to catch the referee’s attention and did...
Via NESN.com
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Joseph Blandisi with the best dive of the season

I wrote the other day that we may never see Joseph Blandisi’s name on this site again after his great between-the-legs goal. This time he is making the news for less than stellar reasons. His embellishment could have been seen from anywhere on the East coast. I am sure that the slash hurt some, but it shouldn’t have warranted the reaction that it got. Unfortunately, it looks...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils rookie gets called for worst dive ever (VIDEO)

The NHL has been trying to cut down on embellishment over the past couple of years and has even started fining players for flopping as a way to draw penalties. On Tuesday night, New Jersey Devils rookie Joseph Blandisi ended up earning a two-minute minor for embellishment when he took a dive after he was slashed on the back of the leg by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald —...
Via The Other Paper
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils' Blandisi penalized for flop worthy of World Cup or NBA

The NHL in recent seasons has increased efforts to eliminate embellishment (diving), ramping up fines and calling the penalty on ice more frequently.On Tuesday night, New Jersey Devils forward Joseph Blandisi showed the world exactly why such rules exist. As you can see in the video above, Flyers defenseman Andrew McDonald certainly earned a penalty with a slash to the back of Blandisi’s...
Via Fox Sports
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Joseph Blandisi scores between-the-legs goal

You may not know Joseph Blandisi. He was a sixth-round pick in 2012 selected by the Colorado Avalanche. During his time in junior hockey he played on three separate OHL teams over his six year career in the league. In his final year in the OHL, he was scoring at a near two point per game pace. His play was noticed by the New Jersey Devils and because of it, he has been a difference...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils defeat Flyers in overtime

The New Jersey Devils came into Philadelphia with a four point lead on the Flyers in the standings. On the strength of two power play goals and solid goaltending from Cory Schneider, they extended it five points with a 2-1 overtime win on Saturday. The Flyers were very sluggish to begin the game. New Jersey won every puck battle and every race to the loose pucks. It would pay...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Devils' Blandisi on first career NHL goal: 'It's a dream come true'

Like all rookies, New Jersey Devils forward Joseph Blandisi anxiously awaited scoring his first career NHL goal.Blandisi got that and then some on Thursday as he opened the scoring and added two assists to highlight the Devils' five-goal onslaught in the first period. Staked to a sizable lead, New Jersey (24-19-5) cruised to its third straight victory with a 6-3 triumph over the...
Via Fox Sports
January 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey Strategy: Value Picks, January 21st

The Fix always has a full breakdown of significant NHL slates for our Front Office subscribers, but now we’re also going to be highlighting a few value plays for everyone on most days with big NHL slates. Below you’ll find three or four players who are cheap and undervalued in today’s DraftKings contests. If you’d like to read our full breakdown of tonight’s slate, complete...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Joseph Blandisi returns to Colorado, this time as an NHLer

  When the Colorado Avalanche take the ice against New Jersey tonight, all eyes will be on young defensemen Nikita Zadorov and rookie Chris Bigras, but they aren’t the only talented youngsters with ties to the Avalanche who will be part of Thursday’s game. Joseph Blandisi, an unsigned 6th round pick for the Avalanche in 2012 will also make his first return to Colorado since...
Via BSN Denver
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

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