Andreas Johnsson Finally Delivering For New Jersey Devils

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The New Jersey Devils have started off the 2021-22 season on the right foot. While the team is without Jack Hughes for the next several weeks, the Devils have to take up the next-man-up mentality. And one of those players stepping up in his absence is Andreas Johnsson. Even when Hughes was in the lineup, […] READ MORE


Jack Hughes Patience Is Paying Off For New Jersey Devils

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While it is only one game, Jack Hughes is showing a lot more maturity and patience in year three with the New Jersey Devils. And this is the pace, captain Nico Hischier was on as well. Watching the Devils, it took some time for Hischier to develop as he entered the lineup right away. The […] READ MORE



2021 New Jersey Devils Offseason Primer

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As a shortened and hectic offseason approaches, Last Word on Hockey is looking ahead towards how teams will deal with the reality of a flat salary cap. In terms of building a franchise, the offseason is the most crucial time of the year for front offices. However, due to COVID-19, the short-term future of how […] READ MORE


Nikita Gusev Finds Himself On The Outs With The New Jersey Devils

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The New Jersey Devils placed Nikita Gusev on waivers on Thursday. While there was some speculation Gusev would get claimed, he ultimately cleared waivers to no one’s surprise. And it is a shame too. Because entering the season, there was a lot of potential for Gusev to be successful for the Devils. Unfortunately, Gusev was […] READ MORE


Yegor Sharangovich Has Found His Role For The New Jersey Devils

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The New Jersey Devils had a lot of expectations for Yegor Sharangovich entering the season. He really impressed Lindy Ruff and the coaching staff during training camp and to start the season. And while he has gone through some ups and downs, Sharangovich is adjusting to the NHL game quickly and showing he can be […] READ MORE