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Devils At The Quarter Mark

We’ve often been handed the excuse that it’s not about how you start but rather how you finish. After last year’s frustrating season that ended with the Devils being a few points out of a playoff spot, I think it’s safe to say that your start, middle and end are extremely important. At times, the 2014-15 Devils have looked good through their first 21 games of the season but...
Via Running With The Devils
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Who are the best penalty killers in the NHL?

Most often within those writing about advanced statistics for the NHL we hear about even strength numbers. This is largely because being on a power play or penalty kill tips the scales somewhat in either direction. At even strength we can better determine the player’s skill level without the bias that comes with the extra attacker or being down one teammate. NHL teams often acquire...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Who are the best penalty killers in the NHL?

Most often within those writing about advanced statistics for the NHL we hear about even strength numbers. This is largely because being on a power play or penalty kill tips the scales somewhat in either direction. At even strength we can better determine the player’s skill level without the bias that comes with the extra attacker or being down one teammate. NHL teams often acquire...
Via Bloguin Best
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils Injury Update: Salvador missed last night's game with lower-body injury

New Jersey Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador missed Tuesday night's game against the Minnesota Wild with a lower-body injury. #459639267 / gettyimages.com According to Fire and Ice, Salvador sustained his injury during Monday night's four to two loss in Boston, when he was struck in the throat with a puck in the second period. However, despite sitting for the final 10:13 that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Seth Griffith Scores Amazing Between-The-Legs Goal

This goal by Boston Bruins rookie Seth Griffith was simply outstanding. It all started when he blocked a shot and then straight up out-hustled Bryce Salvador and Marek Zidlicky on the ice. When he finally broke through he was turned around, but that didn’t matter, he simply shot the puck between his legs and buried […] The post Bruins’ Seth Griffith Scores Amazing Between-The...
Via Diehardsport
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/20 – 10/26

The 2014-15 season is in full swing and we’re ready to bring you the second installment of Hockey Fights of the Week this year. Despite the action on the ice heating up and several teams scrambling and battling to get their year on track, the gloves haven’t been tossed too often. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has been sitting on their hands and those in charge of ranking...
Via Bloguin Best
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week

The 2014-15 season is in full swing and we’re ready to bring you the second installment of Hockey Fights of the Week this year. Despite the action on the ice heating up and several teams scrambling and battling to get their year on track, the gloves haven’t been tossed too often. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety has been sitting on their hands and those in charge of ranking...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

A Kevin Klein overtime winner against the Devils? Yep

I see your Bryce Salvador and raise you a Kevin Klein overtime snipe to win the game for the Rangers. The goal was nice and all, but good grief does Chris Kreider ever make a beautiful play all around to put it on a tee for Klein.
Via Save By Richter
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday: New Jersey @ Philadelphia

Here we go, the New Jersey Devils 2014-15 season is about to get underway and do so in a very familiar place. The Devils have met the Philadelphia Flyers 225 times in the regular season with the Flyers leading the series 107-100-18. The last time the Devils met the Flyers to open their season was the 2011-12 season and the Flyers blanked NJ 3-0. What’s changed for NJ: A few changes...
Via Running With The Devils
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

2014-15 Season – Here We Come!!

A long month of training camp has come to an end and the New Jersey Devils now prepare for the 201-15 season which gets underway against Philadelphia on Thursday night. There have been a few expected moves throughout training camp and a few surprises as well. Here are all my thoughts on the past month and what this team looks like going forward. Goaltenders Can’t start an article...
Via Running With The Devils
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils looking to end 2-year playoff absence

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Getting to the playoffs used to be a given for the New Jersey Devils. The three-time Stanley Cup champions made the postseason for 13 straight years between 1996-97 and 2009-10. The run ended in 2011 and New Jersey has missed the playoffs three of the last four seasons. The only year they made it, they got to the Stanley Cup Finals in 2012. The goal, obviously...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils open first training camp of post-Brodeur era

  The New Jersey Devils began the post-Martin Brodeur era. The Devils hope to return to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons, but they'll have to do it without the NHL's all-time leader in career goaltending victories. ''It's going to be weird not having Marty back there,'' said captain and defenseman Bryce Salvador. ''It was his team for so long. No one can ever do...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils open camp without veteran goalie Brodeur

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) The New Jersey Devils began the post-Martin Brodeur era. The Devils hope to return to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons, but they'll have to do it without the NHL's all-time leader in career goaltending victories. ''It's going to be weird not having Marty back there,'' said captain and defenseman Bryce Salvador. ''It was his team for so long. No...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sizing up Blue Jackets' Metro opponents: New Jersey Devils

Leading up to September 18th, when training camp opens for the Columbus Blue Jackets, we're taking a look at their Metropolitan Division opponents. Last week, we analyzed the Carolina Hurricanes. This week, it's Lou Lamoriello and the New Jersey Devils turn to walk in the spotlight. Today: The New Jersey Devils New Jersey finished the 2013-14 season in sixth place in the division...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Maple Leaf defensemen and their effect on save percentage

The other day I looked at the effect that Mike Weaver and Bryce Salvador had on their teams save percentage (if you haven’t read it, definitely go give it a read) when they were on the ice versus when they weren’t on the ice. Today I am going to take a look at the Maple Leaf defensemen [...] The post Maple Leaf defensemen and their effect on save percentage appeared first on...
Via HockeyAnalysis.com
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Weaver’s impact on save% (and Bryce Salvador’s too)

The other day I commented on twitter that I would be happy if the Leafs signed defenseman Mike Weaver because I think he is a defensive defenseman that I think the Leafs could really use. I have thought of Mike Weaver as a premier defensive defenseman for quite some time now. I always seem to [...] The post Mike Weaver’s impact on save% (and Bryce Salvador’s too) appeared first...
Via HockeyAnalysis.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils Offseason Review

It has been two years since the New Jersey Devils lost in six games in the Stanley Cup Finals to the Los Angeles Kings.  New Jersey failed to qualify for the post-season in the 2012-13 and 2013-14 campaigns.  The Devils lost their two best players in that same time frame, Zach Parise signed with the Minnesota Wild via free-agency and Ilya Kovalchuk decided to retire to move to...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bryce Salvador and looking beyond corsi

The rumour is out there that Sunny Mehta has been hired as Director of Hockey Analytics of the New Jersey Devils (if true, a big congrats to Sunny). This sparked some twitter discussion about the Devils and analytics and Devils defensemen including Bryce Salvador. @hockeyanalysis @ToddCordell I don’t know a ton about him apart from [...] The post Bryce Salvador and looking beyond...
Via HockeyAnalysis.com
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

What Lies Ahead Next Year?

New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello has some tough decisions in front of him.  There are 5 unrestricted free agents from last years team that need Lou's undivided attention.  What you have to look at though are what is staying in order to process what must go. Players that are signed through 2014-2015 Forwards Adam Henrique, Travis Zajac, Patrik Elias, Tuomo Ruutu, Ryan Clowe...
Via Puckrant.com
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins vs Devils: closing time

Its the last game of the season for the Boston Bruins. It would be a really sad day, but everything is alright, because the Bruins are in the playoffs. The Bruins may be resting some of their top players today while the Devils are looking to end the season on a high note.When 38 year old Bryce Salvador is your team Captain, you probably did something wrong along the way. The Devils...
Via BruinsLife
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils' Bryce Salvador considers bruised collarbone "Lucky"

It takes a bit of bad luck to take a puck off of your collarbone, so New Jersey Devils defenseman Bryce Salvador has to be wondering what karmic entity he managed to defy.Actually he doesn't have to look very far, as Columbus Blue Jackets' defenseman Jack Johnson appears to be his otherworldly nemesis - a Johnson one-timer breaking Salvador's foot in late October that sidelined...
Via Sports Injury Alert
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Devils needs to make a run to reach playoffs

With the Olympic break nearly behind them and 23 games left in the regular season, the New Jersey Devils know it is time to start winning, or else. Heading into the homestretch, the Devils have 61 points and are tied with Carolina for 12th place in the Eastern Conference. They are three points behind eighth-place Detroit and the postseason cutoff with six weeks left in the regular...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps' Grabovski anxious to hit the ice (among other things) after the break

Mikhail Grabovski is certainly no stranger to speaking his mind, nor is he shy about settling scores, the sometimes abrasive Belarusian's way with words highlighted with many colorful metaphors and his physical aggression both on and off the ice label the six year veteran centerman a bit of an antagonizer......so it should come as no surprise to anyone that Grabovski wanted...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Thoughts: Game 42 – Penguins @ Devils

Devils 2  Penguins 1 By: Meesh Shanmugam (@HockeyMeesh) Goals Niskanen (4) from Crosby, Kunitz Goal Assessment First Goal Against (Henrique) In the defensive zone, Matt Niskanen intercepts a pass thrown behind the net by Bryce Salvador. Niskanen gets pressured by Ryane Clowe and Michael Ryder and throws the puck up the boards. The puck goes right back to Salvador, who sends it...
Via The PensNation
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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