Wednesday, November 01, 2006
A Gomez Without An Island
Assuming Lukowich is also out and Elias is healthy, I think Claude Julien will roll out the same lines as they did against Columbus. That is:
IN OTHER RECENT NEWS: I completely missed this yesterday, but the Devils and the city of Newark has completed a new agreement with respect to the construction of the new arena. The Devils also award mayor Cory Booker a free away Devils jersey. The Devils main website has more on the story and a nice picture. What of Continental Airlines Arena? The Bergen Record has some more details on that, apparently governor Jon Corzine doesn't think it's doomed. Me? I don't really care about CAA when the Devils open their new and, more importantly, train-accessible arena.
Martin Brodeur is THE NHL's Second Star of the last week. 2-1 record, 2 consecutive shutouts, and 2 milestones. Congratulations to Martin Brodeur.
The Devils completed October with a record of 6-4-1, consisting of an impressive 4-0-1 record at home and a disappointing 2-4-0 record away from home. Martin Brodeur, in my opinion, was the best player for the Devils in the last month. He really only got drilled in 2 games (Home opener against Toronto and that Ottawa game), mostly due to his defense leaving him out to dry. 3 shutouts and many saves to keep the Devils in almost all of their games is worthy of being the first ILWT Devil of the Month. November looks to be a bit more difficult with 5 home games and 7 away games, ending with a brutal 4 game West Coast trip.