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 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
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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
The "fisherman" uniform was worn for only a short time, but it has been burned forever in the minds of hockey fans.

Awe Fish Sticks: Top New York Islanders Who Wore It

Once upon a time lived a fisherman. Legend has it he forgot to change the light bulb in the lighthouse and didn’t last very long. Save for his recent cameo […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 1 comment · New York Islanders
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New Jersey Devils Patrik Elias Hockey HOF?

There is no perfect metric or magic number which solidifies placement in the Hockey Hall of Fame. Just ask a player like Dave Andreychuk and his 640 goals. So while […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Senators and Devils Preview

Each team has made a shift in coaching. Both have seen legendary franchise players (Daniel Alfredsson and Martin Brodeur) hang up their skates. Now the Ottawa Senators and New Jersey […]

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Martin Brodeur Memories By Season

Martin Brodeur is the Wayne Gretzky of goaltending. Like Gretzky, Brodeur’s name is sprawled out across the NHL record book. As the league went from standup to butterfly, at the […]

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New Jersey Devils Top 10 Meadowlands Memories

The New Jersey Devils never played at Izod Center. They did however play at the building when it was known as the Brendan Byrne Arena and later the Continental Airlines […]

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Not So Lucky Numbers

In the era of free agency, player movement and the salary cap, we’re accustomed to seeing players in different sweaters. Sometimes, even an oddball combination between player and team. A […]

by · January 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Hockey History
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New Jersey’s Elias Notches 1000th Point

He is the one who stayed. When other players have sought greener pastures or hopped across the Hudson River, he has remained in the Garden State. Since 1995, Patrik Elias […]

by · January 7, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils