Tag: New Jersey Devils

Scott Gomez: The Players’ Tribune “Not Done”

It’s not everyday you see a professional athlete come out and write something for everyone to see while they’re still playing their respective sport. Sure, a lot of athletes write a book or release some sort of literature after their playing days are over; either they were one of the all-time greats sharing their success…

Camaraderie

“Do you miss playing at all?” Mr. Weltner asked me as we caught up with each other at the Prudential Center two months ago during a New Jersey Devils game. I paused and zoned out before I answered him, and a million memories and feelings ran through my head; “Eh, it’s kinda’ hard to explain…”…

The Majestic: Stadium Series, Rangers-Devils

  Yankee Stadium, known for being the home of the 28-time World Series Champions, the New York Yankees. During the months of April through October, typically the Stadium is being used as a baseball venue with the white and blue Yankee pinstriped uniforms filling up the seats surrounding its baseball diamond. The sound of the…

DP5, RG71, MW12 Tribute Jersey

As a “jersey collector” for professional sports teams, thinking about what jersey I should look into getting next is on my mind quite often. Last March for my 23rd birthday I wanted one gift, and one gift only. A “tribute jersey.” Over the last couple of years I’ve slowly had some visions and thoughts about…

Scott Gomez: Childhood Memories

“Goal scored by number 23 – Scott Gomez!” Bob Arsena enthusiastically announced to the Continental Airlines Arena crowd on February 14th, 2004. The New Jersey Devils had a matinee game against the Carolina Hurricanes where I sat thirteen rows behind their goaltender Kevin Weekes. The Devils won an exciting game 4-1, and one of my…

Martin Brodeur: Flashback Friday

  “And don’t forget Brodeur and Lou Lamoriello, the president and general manager of the New Jersey Devils, “have not burned any bridges with each other” according to Tom Gulitti of The Record. Even with the Devils signing Clemmensen to compete with Kieth Kinkaid for the back up job, what if Clemmensen gets injured or…

An Unexpected Gift

   On Sunday April 13th, 2014 I witnessed something that quite frankly I thought I would never see. The New Jersey Devils had a matinée game vs. the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center in what appeared to potentially be Martin Brodeur’s last game as a Devil. The game itself, including the postgame, were filled…