Despite Excitement Surrounding No. 1 Pick Hischier, Rebuilding Devils Preach PatienceComing off their worst season in nearly 30 years, the New Jersey Devils don't expect Nico Hischier to lead them back to the playoffs after a five-year drought.
Lichtenstein: Youth Served Devils Well On Successful Road TripThe Devils coach sure can make something out of nothing. And with New Jersey reeling due to injuries and inconsistencies, he may have resurrected his team from the dead.
Lichtenstein: As Devils Continue To Falter, Will Hynes Take The Fall?In another time and in another place, New Jersey coach John Hynes might be feeling a burn around his buttocks.
Lichtenstein: Devils End Season With Foundation For A Brighter FutureThe Devils had been confounding experts for much of this season, so why would Game 82 be any different?
Lichtenstein: Devils Simply Lack Talent, With A Long Rebuild AheadThe Devils are nowhere near ready to reach loftier goals. They need to get some players, especially on offense.
Lichtenstein: With Trade Deadline Approaching, Devils Are TweenersThat the Devils are still in the playoff hunt is a testament to coach John Hynes and the work ethic of the players in the locker room. But they are in an unenviable position with the trade deadline looming.
Lichtenstein: Hard-Working Devils Making Their Own 'Puck Luck'The Devils have won five of six and continue to be a surprise story because of their incredible work ethic.
Devils Return To Action With Sights Set On Ending Playoff DroughtAfter missing the playoffs the previous three seasons, the New Jersey Devils shook up their organization.
At The Break: How The Hell Did The Surprising Devils Get Here?With the exception of one magical ride to the Stanley Cup Final in 2012, the Devils haven’t been relevant in nearly a decade.
Schwei’s Devils Notes: New Jersey Is Much Improved, But Still Too InconsistentThe Devils begin the final week of 2015 with an overall record of 36-31-12 (84 points) in their 79 games played in the calendar year, which ranks 22nd in the NHL.
Schwei's Devils Notes: Offseason Acquisitions Off To Very Good StartsMake it 10 wins in 13 games for the New Jersey Devils, who bounced back from a loss with two straight wins for the third week in a row.
Schwei’s Devils Notes: New Jersey Is Finally In The Win ColumnThe New Jersey Devils are off to a slow start at 1-3-1 after five games, but Sunday was a day of "firsts" for New Jersey and its rookie head coach.