The puck sails high over the glove of Goalie Craig Anderson (#41) of the Ottawa Senators

The Timeout That Changed It All

When coaches call timeouts in a game, it’s generally to help their guys catch their breath, especially if they seem a little bit sluggish. It’s also designed to change the momentum of the game…if the teams are ...
Defenseman Damon Severson (#28) of the New Jersey Devils skates over the Face-Off 2014 logo on the ice

Devils Are Ready for the Playoffs

What better way to enter into the playoffs than to be soaring on a winning streak? Not only does it give the team confidence, but it also gives them hope that their first round curse that has plagued them will ...
Left Wing Gabriel Landeskog (#92) of the Colorado Avalanche during the warm-ups

Rangers Fall to Avalanche

Could the Rangers fall out of their number one spot in the Eastern Conference in the final three weeks? It’s a strong possibility if things continue on the path they are on. With the Pittsburgh Penguins breathi...
NY Islanders Johan Sundstrom and NJ Devils Patrik Elias wait for the puck drop.(Brandon Titus/Inside Hockey)

Star-Struck Devils Lose to Pens

The last time this writer has ever heard of a team that was so star-struck they actually just handed the game over to the other team was when Jaromir Jagr was still playing for the New York Rangers. Players on ...
Sidney Crosby. (Bob Fina/Inside Hockey)

The Comeback Kid Inspires Win

In the long awaited return, Sid “the Kid” Crosby played in his first game back since the he was knocked out of the December 5th game against the Boston Bruins.  Plagued with a concussion he received back on New...
Center Derek Stepan (#21) of the New York Rangers pursued by Left Wing Pierre-Edouard Bellmare (#78) of the Philadelphia Flyers

Gaborik Takes Isles Down In OT

As the spring weather emerged throughout the New York City area, Atlantic Division rivalry teams matched up on both sides of the Hudson River on Sunday night. With the Philadelphia Flyers stopping in Newark, Ne...
NY Islanders Anders Lee checks NJ Devils Andy Greene. (Brandon Titus/ Inside Hockey)

If You Can Play, You Can Play

Imagine a world where if you’re gay and you play sports, it doesn’t matter…just so long as you can play.  No one will judge you if you are openly gay.  No one will make fun of you, because you are gay or gi...
New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic #3 moves New Jersey Devils left wing Patrik Elias #26 away from New York Islanders goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 as he deflects a shot Saturday Night at the Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum. Final score Islanders 3 Devils 1

Kovalchuk Hat Trick Trumps Isles

Going from nine scoreless games to a goal to break the drought and a hat trick to follow in the next match, Ilya Kovalchuk remains just one goal away from reaching 30 goals for the ninth time in his ten year NH...
Referee Jean Hebert (#15) orchestrates the line changes by holding up the New Jersey Devils and points towards the Philadelphia Flyers bench instructing them to change

Devils Unleash Hell on Rangers

Ilya Kovalchuk has not scored a goal in nine games.  That can weigh heavily on any forward, that is expected to score goals all of the time…and a lot of them.  The worst pressure anyone can put on a player is t...
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Sabres Surge Over Rangers

“It was pretty obvious that the odd man rushes killed us tonight,” Henrik Lundqvist said of the loss to the Sabres. “We struggled with our backcheck,” coach John Tortorella said three times after the game. “...