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

Scott Stevens - left (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Who Will Coach The New Jersey Devils?

Predicting whom will be the next head coach of the New Jersey Devils, is similar to guessing Ray Shero would be the next general manager. Unless you saw the trio […]

by · May 27, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
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)

Devils Need Blueline Blockbuster Not Blunder

Robbing Peter to pay Paul. One has to trade someone with value to obtain in order to a valuable player. By now, you undoubtedly know the equation. The New Jersey […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
(Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

No TV Priority For Conference Finals

Priority. It’s what the NHL thought it was getting when it inked a record-setting, 10-year, $2 billion dollar deal with NBC in 2011. Many argued it would be better for […]

The American Hockey League is usually viewed as the last stop for a prospect before an NHL call-up.

AHL Alignment Announced For 2015-16

Everything old is new again in the American Hockey League. A league which has seen more recent shakeup than the inside of a NutriBullet. For the first time since the […]

Scott Clemmensen with Albany (Paula Faerman Photography/paulafaermanphotography.org)

Albany Devils Agree On One Year Extension With Times Union Center

View image | gettyimages.com On a day, 17 years to the date of the last Calder Cup playoff series victory by a New Jersey Devils AHL affiliate, the club extended […]

The laugh is on Lou now.(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

The End Of The Lou Lamoriello Era

Louis A. Lamoriello, 1,093 victories, three Stanley Cup titles, five conference championships, nine division titles and 21 playoff appearances. Those achievements or some variation will be raised to the rafters […]

Scott Clemmensen with Albany (Paula Faerman Photography/paulafaermanphotography.org)

Albany Devils A Tale Of Two Seasons

They say you can’t out run time. Apparently, you can’t out skate it either. The Albany Devils did their job in valiant fashion. Then the Springfield Falcons did what they […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

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
(Russell LaBounty-USA TODAY Sports)

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