I am a supporter of Jersey's Team: The New Jersey Devils. A fan since 1994 and a season ticket holder since the opening of the Rock, I began In Lou We Trust in October 2006 to discuss and express opinions, analysis, perspectives, and reactions to the news and events surrounding the Devils. The writing may be much, but the passion for the team to succeed drives my writing and the blog as a whole.
It's a given that the New Jersey Devils should retain the services of impending unrestricted free agent and legendary Devil Patrik Elias. But how much should he get? To figure that out, I compare his stats against other over-36 year old forwards.
Matawan, New Jersey native, Quinnipiac commit, and USNTDP defenseman Connor Clifton is expected to be a later round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Find out more about the highest ranked NJ player in this profile.
On this week's episode of Talking Red, David Sarch interviews Brock Otten of OHL prospects about the same. David, Tom Stivali, and Dan Penucci discuss the draft further, whether size matters, the World Championships, NHL playoffs, and more.
Johan Hedberg hit bottom in March with 27 goals allowed in ten games. The rest of the New Jersey Devils didn't look all that good in the process, winning only one game in regulation. After reviewing the 27 goals allowed, the fault lies with both.
New Jersey Devils right winger David Clarkson led the group of impending unrestricted free agent forwards in shots on net per game by far. He truly stands out as not even half of the top 35 UFA forwards in scoring averaged two shots per game.
Hunter Shinkaruk is the second highest ranked prospect to come out of the WHL. In this profile, much is made of his skating, his hands, his offensive skills, and his lack of size - almost all of which would make him a great pick at ninth overall.
On this week's episode of Talking Red, David Sarch interviews Uffe Bodin of Hockey Svierge about European prospects. David, John Fischer, and Dan Penucci discuss David Clarkson, the World Championships, NHL playoffs, and more.
Like the New Jersey Devils, Johan Hedberg started February off great and ended it awfully. What happened to Moose? The seventeen goals he allowed in six appearances - sixteen in four of them - get reviewed in the hopes of finding some answers.
The New Jersey Devils have eleven impending restricted free agents this summer. While most are and will remain in the minors, it's all money the Devils have to commit before dealing with unrestricted free agents.
Elias Lindholm is the highest ranked Swedish prospect for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and appears to be a lock for the top ten. This prospect profile goes into how productive he was for Brynas and touches on his strengths as a forward.
On this week's episode of the New Jersey Devils podcast Talking Red, David Sarch, Dan Pennucci, and John Fischer recap the 2013 season, look at Devils at the IIHF World Championships, and give playoff predictions for kicks.
With Johan Hedberg finishing the 2013 season with very poor numbers, now is the time to start reviewing the goals he allowed in attempt to dig deeper into what drove his stats down. This post deals with the 7 goals allowed in January and April.
A few readers at In Lou We Trust provided their top ten rankings for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. In summing them up, it appears that there's a consensus group for the top ten but plenty of variation within where players can go.
I realize I should have put this up two days ago, but better late the never. Anyway, while the New Jersey Devils aren't in it this year no thanks to rotten luck, poorer special teams, and dropping...
The 2013 NHL Draft lottery took place this evening. The New Jersey Devils will pick ninth in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft as the Avalanche won the lottery. This is an open post for fans to discuss the lottery and name their top 10 prospects for a futu
The New Jersey Devils extended a long winless streak into April and despite a 4-2-0 finish, the team was eliminated from the postseason. This summarizes how the month went game-by-game and highlights a player for being consistently good.
On this week's episode of the New Jersey Devils podcast Talking Red, David Sarch and John Fischer discuss the end of the 2013 regular season, Alexander Urbom, Eric Gelinas, the World Championships, and more.
The 2013 season is over for the New Jersey Devils and so it's time to look back a bit and give out some player awards. They range major ones like Team MVP and Best Defenseman to offbeat superlatives were decided by the writers at In Lou We Trust.
The New Jersey Devils went into MSG, played a terrible game, and deservedly lost to the New York Rangers 4-0. This recap summarizes the decisive loss on the final game of the season for New Jersey.
The New Jersey Devils will finish up their regular season against Our Hated Rivals, the New York Rangers. This preview guesses what changes the Devils may make to their lineup while pointing out how good the Rangers really are at 5-on-5.
The New Jersey Devils played their final home game at the Rock in the 2013 regular season with a 3-2 come-from-behind win over the Pittsburgh Penguins. This recap goes into how the Devils were superior on the ice tonight among other observations.
The New Jersey Devils will play the Pittsburgh Penguins in their final home game of the 2013 regular season. This preview goes into how Pittsburgh has enjoyed great percentages and has thoughts on what the Devils might do with their roster tonight.
The New Jersey Devils put up three goals in a row and the Montreal Canadiens answered two of them in the second period. But the Devils held on to win 3-2 and this recap goes into details and observations from the game.
The New Jersey Devils will play their penultimate home game against the Montreal Canadiens tonight. This preview guesses what the Devils may do with their lineup and explains how much of a quality team Montreal has been despite recent struggles.
Martin Brodeur has an overall save percentage at 90% and with the New Jersey Devils now out of the playoffs, the goaltending may be a reason why they failed. In looking at Brodeur's save percentage splits by situation, it's not as simple as it looks.
The New Jersey Devils got trounced by the New York Rangers 4-1 and have been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. This recap summarizes how the loss happened.