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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Eric Gelinas might be seeing less ice-time than Marek Zidlicky and Andy Greene, but he could be a good option for those in deeper leagues. (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 New Jersey Devils Offensive Defencemen

When one thinks of the New Jersey Devils, a defence first approach comes to mind.  In addition to hitting opponents crossing the blue line, they’ve had some who hit the […]

Albany Devils Take Divisional Bout Against Springfield Falcons

Albany Devils Take Divisional Bout Against Springfield Falcons

Sometimes you can’t win for losing.  Unless you’re the Albany Devils.  This season the A-Devils have lost their top two defencemen in Eric Gelinas and Jon Merrill, alternate captain Tim […]

Eight Is Enough For Albany Devils

Eight Is Enough For Albany Devils

Hanukkah is the festival of lights and lasts for eight nights.  On Saturday, the Albany Devils had a goal for each light, in a crazy 8-6 victory over the Bridgeport […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 5 Things Devils Fans Should Be Thankful For

No matter how tough you may think you have things, there’s someone else out there that has it tougher.  That applies to hockey as well.  This season the New Jersey […]

by · November 28, 2013 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
Cory Schneider is in Devils hell right now.  (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

New Jersey Devils Through 20 Games

Ask New Jersey Devils General Manager Lou Lamoriello about an appropriate time to evaluate his team and he’ll usually give you a benchmark of 20 games or so.  So somewhere […]

by · November 20, 2013 · 0 comments · New Jersey Devils
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Top 10 New Jersey Devils Twitter Accounts

Here at The Hockey Writers, having a social media presence is a must.  Much like a one-timer off the crossbar, that rings true for NHL clubs as well.  If you’ve […]

Much like Brendan Burke, Anthony Brodeur will look to emulate his father as he seeks to be drafted on Sunday. (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Where Will Martin Brodeur End His Career?

Perish the thought.  That is until recently, when Martin Brodeur raised the specter of possibility that he could indeed end his career with a franchise other than the New Jersey […]

by · November 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils
Halloween Hockey

Halloween Hockey

Hockey and Halloween just go together.  From the players with teeth like jack o’ lanterns, to the goalie masks, to the third jersey of the Buffalo Sabres, hockey can be […]

by · October 30, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists
Cory Schneider is in Devils hell right now.  (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Devils And Schneider Blank Rangers For First Win

Home cooking and a Hudson River rival.  That’s all it took for the New Jersey Devils, as they picked up their first victory of the 2013-14 campaign.  A 4-0 shutout […]

by · October 20, 2013 · 1 comment · New Jersey Devils
Albany Devils Shut Down Utica Comets In Home Opener

Albany Devils Shut Down Utica Comets In Home Opener

A happy homecoming.  Such has not been the case since the Albany Devils made their return to the Capital District in 2010.  After dropping their three prior home openers against […]

by · October 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · AHL, Albany Devils
Yes these are the fives games Devils fas that are likely to go ugly or beyond. (Ed Mulholland-US PRESSWIRE)

Should The New Jersey Devils Change Their Goal Song?

Damien Brunner lit the lamp for the first goal of the New Jersey Devils season.  The horn blared, “The Rock” roared and then something different happened.  The goal song. Surely […]

by · October 5, 2013 · 9 comments · New Jersey Devils
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

The New Jersey Devils We Will Soon Know

Sometimes the devil you do know can be better than the devil you don’t.  We do know the track record of the New Jersey Devils under General Manager Lou Lamoriello.  […]

by · October 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New Jersey Devils