Stan Fischler

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Devils Burn Bolts at The Rock

The mountain that the Devils were challenged to climb now looks more like a hill, thanks to their Monday night machinations at The Rock. A win will do that and turn Wednesday night’s collision with the Lightning even more enthralling for the boys from Newark. After all, they matched first-place Tampa, shot for shot, hit […]

The Devils Are Down But Not Out

Down two games to none against arguably the National Hockey League’s best team, the Devils are in a reality show that could get worse if they don’t shape up in a hurry. The reality in this opening playoff round is that the steamrolling Lightning, led by captain Steven Stamkos, is strong in all areas and […]

How New Jersey Can Stun the Bolts

As absurd as it may have seemed when the Autumn leaves began falling last September, the New Jersey Devils survived the 82-game marathon as a playoff team in Spring. And I don’t mean maybe either. Neither does the NHL postseason schedule which lists the Garden Staters starting their playoff quest on Thursday in Tampa Bay. […]

Off the Record with Matt and the Maven: Philadelphia