Michael Gwizdala

Michael Gwizdala
Michael Gwizdala covers the New Jersey Devils for The Hockey Writers. Michael has also written for the Times Union and has been published on numerous outlets on the web. Additionally, Michael was once a Media Relations intern for the AHL Albany River Rats. Michael is also a graduate of The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.

Recent Articles by Michael

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New Jersey Devils What Went right and Wrong?

Half full. Half empty. It’s all a matter of perspective. In 2014-15, the New Jersey Devils had their share of positives and negatives. Taking a snapshot, let’s look at what […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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New Jersey Devils: Should I Stay Or Should I Go?

All 82 games are in the books. The New Jersey Devils are not in the playoffs. At 32-36-14 (78 points), it was a third consecutive season of disappointment. New Jersey […]

by · April 12, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
Scott Clemmensen with Albany (Paula Faerman Photography/paulafaermanphotography.org)

Will The Albany Devils Make The Playoffs?

There’s one month and nine games remaining on the AHL docket for the Albany Devils. Their playoff hopes slim, better than none. While the parent New Jersey Devils were vanquished […]

Ilya Kovalchuk was one of Lamoriello's bold moves (Icon SMI)

New Jersey Devils Top 10 Russian Players

Do svidaniya, Ilya. Dobro pozhalovat, Kovalchuk? News which perks ears among New Jersey Devils fans. Any team can use the talent possessed by Ilya Kovalchuk, especially a Devils team with […]

Adam Larsson has seen new life under interim coach/GM Lou Lamoriello, but can the former first-round pick sustain his recent boost in production? (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

Losing New Jersey Devils Still Have Winning Philosophy

Embellishment. Do it in an NHL game and you’re liable to get two minutes in the penalty box. Take an intentional dive in the standings? Well, that’s another story. Mind […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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New Jersey Devils Celebrate Retro Night

On St. Patrick’s Day there will be green in folks beer and in the New Jersey Devils uniforms. Retro night makes its return to Prudential Center for the fifth time […]

Martin Brodeur jumps up for joy anytime there is a Devils mailbag. (File Photo)

Built To Be Champions The 1995 New Jersey Devils

“The championship to New Jersey! The Devils win the Stanley Cup!” That was Mike “Doc” Emerick’s call on FOX, when it was all over and the New Jersey Devils were […]

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New Jersey Devils Top Enforcers

Ever since the New Jersey Devils assembled a coaching staff with Lou Lamoriello, Scott Stevens and Adam Oates sharing leadership duties, the team has shown an increased emphasis on toughness. […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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New Jersey Devils Need To Move Jaromir Jagr Now

Jaromir Jagr has rung the bell and now it’s time for the New Jersey Devils to check him out. Jagr has been a great teammate and a positive influence on […]

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Cory Schneider Has New Jersey Focused On Reaching Playoffs

Getting off the schneid, usually means a team is finally breaking out of a bad streak or slump. But for the New Jersey Devils, riding the Schneid, may be their […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
Andy Greene has been quite a reliable defender for the New Jersey Devils for some time now. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Very Presidential New Jersey Devils

No, the New Jersey Devils have never won the Presidents’ Trophy but the red, white and black do have some Presidential namesakes. At 25 Lafayette Street, President Lou Lamoriello calls […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 3 comments · New Jersey Devils
Henrik Lundqvist (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

New York Rangers Hoping To Hang On Without Henrik Lundqvist

If past is prologue, the New York Rangers are in a precarious position. Sure, they are virtually assured a Playoff spot in the Eastern Conference but making a substantial run […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Rangers