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

Bobby Hull  - slowed by knee injuries.

Happy Birthday Bobby Hull

Happy Birthday Bobby Hull. Born on this date, January 3, 1939. “The Golden Jet,” turns 76-years-old. In a professional career which spanned 1,474 games between the NHL and WHA, Hull […]

Steve Bernier (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

New Jersey Devils Hoping For Healthy New Year

At least you have your health. A refrain often used to comfort someone down on his or her luck. It’s something that can be taken for granted, of course until […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Who You Calling Little?: The Top Smallest New Jersey Devils

Once upon a time, being a small player in the NHL was a non-starter. It didn’t matter how fast you were, your stick-handling ability or knack for scoring, the small […]

Scott Gomez has found his game in his second stint with the New Jersey Devils. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

New Jersey Devils: Scott Gomez Hits 1,000 Mark

In his return to the New Jersey Devils, Scott Gomez has shown that he still has a penchant for finding the open man on the ice. It makes perfect sense […]

Patrik Elias has quietly added to his career totals setting personal marks this season. (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

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 […]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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 · 3 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 […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

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, […]

(Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

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