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NHL Game Preview: New Jersey Devils-Pittsburgh Penguins

October 11th, 2010
Tonight at 4PM ET, Paul Martin will return to New Jersey for his first game against the New Jersey Devils. TV Station: NHLN-CA, FS-P and MSG + Records: New Jersey 0-1-1 (1 point) Pittsburgh 0-2-0 (0 points)   Scoring Leaders: New Jersey – Travis Zajac – 3 points (1G, 2A) Pittsburgh – Paul Martin – 2 points (0G, ...

NHL Game Recap: New Jersey Devils Vs. Washington Capitals

October 10th, 2010
Last night the Devils played a great first period and had a 2-1 lead, but they then allowed six unanswered goals and got waxed 7-2. Here is a look at last night's rather ugly looking boxscore.   First Period NJD - G: Jason Arnott (2) A: Jamie ...

NHL Regular Season: Predicting This Season’s Standings

October 7th, 2010
Here are my standings predictions for the upcoming season. Eastern Conference 1. New Jersey 2. Washington 3. Buffalo 4. Pittsburgh 5. Philadelphia 6. Tampa Bay 7. Boston 8. Toronto -------------- 9. Montreal 10. Ottawa 11. Carolina 12. New York Rangers 13. Atlanta 14. New York Islanders 15. Florida   To see my western and Stanley Cup predictions head on over to Sportshaze.com This concludes my predictions for the upcoming ...

2010-11 NHL Season Preview: Projecting This Year’s Major Award Winners

October 5th, 2010
With the NHL season just two days away, I am going to project this years major award winners.   Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP) Sidney Crosby - Sid the Kid had another great season last year and deserved to win this award in my opinion. Look for Crosby to come out with another ...

NHL Buzz: The Latest on Brendan Morrison, Nazem Kadri, The Devils, and More

October 4th, 2010
Just a few days after the Vancouver Canucks released Brendan Morrison from his pro tryout, the Calgary Flames jumped on Morrison and signed him to a one-year contract worth $750,000.My take: I have heard rumors that the Flames were interested in him from the get go ...

NHL Buzz: The Latest on Sheldon Souray, Nazem Kadri, Bryce Salvador, and More

October 1st, 2010
After about two or three weeks away from the Bleacher Report, I have decided to come back (at least for now). Sheldon Souray has cleared waivers but he can still be placed on re-entry waivers. If and when that happens the Columbus Blue Jackets and believe it or not ...

NHL Buzz: The Latest on Marc Savard, Tomas Kaberle, Devils Camp, and More

September 19th, 2010
Boston Bruins forward Marc Savard is out indefinitely as he is still suffering from post-concussion syndrome. There is no set timetable for his return but as of now it doesn't look very good.My Take: Hopefully Savard has a speedy recovery and returns to the ice soon. In ...

NHL News and Notes: New Jersey Devils

September 17th, 2010
New Jersey Devils beat writer Tom Gulitti is reporting that the Adam Mair is attending the Devils training camp on a tryout basis. My take: I think he has a very good chance of making the team. If he doesn't, no harm is done and he will remain ...

NHL Buzz: The Latest on Marc Staal, Sheldon Souray, New Jersey Devils, and More

September 14th, 2010
Multiple reports are suggesting Marc Staal and the Rangers are very close on a contract extension. Some say the deal could get done tonight. My take: The sooner this gets done the faster both sides can move on and get ready for the season. Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has told ...

NHL Buzz: The Latest on Bill Guerin, Mike Ribeiro, James Neal and More

September 13th, 2010
Bill Guerin is still skating with the Flyers. Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly.com is reporting that if Bill Guerin would accept a tryout, the Flyers might bite and give him one. My take: I think Bill Guerin would be a great fit in Philly; however, if he wanted ...