Michael Gwizdala Michael Gwizdala | @MichaelTHW

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.

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Elias and Devils Respond To Boo Birds In Victory

Fighting through frustration. Brushing off the boos. Patrik Elias was none too pleased after he and his teammates are roundly booed by the hometown fans, following a 2-0 blanking at […]

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Hartford Whalers Winter Classic Would Be A Bonanza

Strike up the band. Crank out the Brass Bonanza. Break out the green sweaters. I have an idea that’s just crazy enough to work. It should fetch the NHL a […]

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Status Woe: New Jersey Devils Need To Start Moving

Saturday evening, I attended the game between the now number one ranked Boston University Terriers and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Engineers. On the ice for BU and sporting the number […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 2 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Blocked To Blockaid Keith Kinkaid Sparkles For Devils

Blocked. The definition of what it means to be a backup goaltender for the New Jersey Devils. Take 21 years of Martin Brodeur, coupled with Cory Schneider starting a franchise […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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Goal Prevention = Stanley Cup Champions

Keep the puck out of the net. Stop the biscuit from going in the basket. Shoot it around and chip it off the glass and out of the zone. Sounds […]

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Brian Rafalski U.S. Hockey Hall Of Famer

From small things mama, big things one day come. Brian Rafalski of Dearborn, Michigan, used every inch of his 5-10 frame and parlayed his way into the U.S. Hockey Hall […]

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St. Louis Marty Brodeur Doesn’t Mean Devils Fans Should Sing The Blues

You don’t have to love it. You don’t have to like it, even a little bit. You should respect it. In his professional career, Martin Brodeur has worn Devils’ red, […]

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New Jersey Devils Quarter Mark Review

It’s not about how you start but how you finish. This season the New Jersey Devils got off to a relatively fast start. The beginning of the 2014-15 campaign was […]

by · November 22, 2014 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
The Top 40-year-old Goaltenders In NHL History

The Top 40-year-old Goaltenders In NHL History

More than the 12 victories he needs for 700 and the fourth Stanley Cup he so desires, Martin Brodeur is hoping to continue his career because he is a competitor. […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
The Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto (Ian Muttoo/Flickr)

Hockey Hall of Fame 2015?

With the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame induction in the books, it’s time to turn an eye to the potential class of 2015. It is quite the extensive list and […]

by · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Top Ten Selling Hockey Jerseys

A month of the NHL season is over. Election Day in the United States is over. Time to put on a new sweater. Ah but who leads in the popular […]

What Constitutes A Stanley Cup Dynasty?

What Constitutes A Stanley Cup Dynasty?

Defining a dynasty. A question that has surfaced in light of the recent World Series championship of the San Francisco Giants. It was a title that marked the third in […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History