New Jersey Devils Horrible Injury Luck

Discussion in 'National Hockey League Talk' started by RememberTheName, Oct 23, 2018.

View Users: View Users
  1. RememberTheName

    RememberTheName SHL > NHL

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2016
    Messages:
    4,707
    Likes Received:
    561
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Location:
    On Earth
    So the Devils injury luck has been pretty bad. Horrible, to be more accurate. So far, they have Schneider, Bratt, Stafford, Zajac, Lovejoy, and Santini all get injured 6 games into the season, aside from Schneider who is recovering from offseason surgery, and I believe we had an injury scare with someone else a couple games ago.

    Has anyone else’s injury luck been this bad so early in the season?
     
  2. Bonzo111

    Bonzo111 Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    790
    Likes Received:
    810
    Trophy Points:
    64
    Gender:
    Male
    Paging Anaheim
     
  3. NyQuil

    NyQuil Not Steve Yzerman

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2005
    Messages:
    63,153
    Likes Received:
    8,301
    Trophy Points:
    186
    Location:
    Ottawa, ON
    We lost Pageau, Tkachuk, Ceci, Formenton, Chlapik, Dzingel and Brown at one point.

    Just to add to the off-season drama.
     
  4. StoneHands

    StoneHands Registered User

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2013
    Messages:
    4,406
    Likes Received:
    1,137
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Flyers have lost JvR, Nolan Patrick, Andrew MacDonald, Michael Raffl, Corban Knight, and Michael Neuvirth so far. Patrick is back in the lineup now though.
     
    AnimalFear likes this.
  5. izzy

    izzy go

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2012
    Messages:
    77,343
    Likes Received:
    4,872
    Trophy Points:
    157
    Location:
    Nova Scotia
    that isnt really that bad compared to around the league

    we started the year off without edmundson and gunnarson (still out)

    fabbri is injured every time he goes near the ice

    and we are pretty lucky this year compared to usual, shockingly schwartz has only missed one game so far
     
  6. WarriorOfGandhi

    WarriorOfGandhi Was saying Boo-urns

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2007
    Messages:
    18,517
    Likes Received:
    1,282
    Trophy Points:
    169
    Location:
    Denver, CO
    hockey is a full contact sport son
     
    Ivan13 likes this.
  7. tarheelhockey

    tarheelhockey Highest Boss

    Joined:
    Feb 12, 2010
    Messages:
    57,953
    Likes Received:
    33,922
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    The Triangle
    Yeah? Well at least your team doesn’t have to put Scott Darling back in the lineup because he’s healthy again.
     
    PAZ, wolfofthesteppes, HBK27 and 6 others like this.
  8. stempniaksen

    stempniaksen Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2008
    Messages:
    7,038
    Likes Received:
    901
    Trophy Points:
    140
    Occupation:
    Student
    Location:
    Ottawa
    Sens, Ducks and Flyers have been hit harder by the injury, imo.
     
  9. WesMcCauley

    WesMcCauley Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2015
    Messages:
    7,393
    Likes Received:
    1,142
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Not really that bad. A bunch of depth players and Schneider.
     
  10. PhoenyX

    PhoenyX Registered User

    Joined:
    Dec 13, 2009
    Messages:
    2,751
    Likes Received:
    98
    Trophy Points:
    61
    Location:
    Toronto
    That's cute

    - Ducks fans
     
    donghabs98 and Getzmonster like this.
  11. Averman11

    Averman11 Registered User

    Joined:
    May 15, 2018
    Messages:
    195
    Likes Received:
    183
    Trophy Points:
    33
    Meh, every team has to deal with injuries at some point. Deal with it.
     
  12. PlamsUnlimited

    PlamsUnlimited G R O T O N S

    Joined:
    May 14, 2010
    Messages:
    26,448
    Likes Received:
    1,066
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Occupation:
    Goalie
    Location:
    Lancaster, NY
    Bratt and Zajac aren't just depth players.
     
    HBK27 likes this.
  13. BHD

    BHD secondary scoring

    Joined:
    Dec 27, 2009
    Messages:
    26,866
    Likes Received:
    3,081
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Location:
    Moncton, NB
    Every team goes through injuries. How many games do the Pens lose Crosby, Malkin, and/or Letang for every season?
     
  14. Bonzo111

    Bonzo111 Registered User

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2017
    Messages:
    790
    Likes Received:
    810
    Trophy Points:
    64
    Gender:
    Male
    I like this Bratt kid.
     
  15. zharkenby

    zharkenby Registered User

    Joined:
    Jun 17, 2011
    Messages:
    2,495
    Likes Received:
    530
    Trophy Points:
    109
    Most of our injured players were problematic prior to being hurt.....
    Cory lost 13 straight last year (I really don’t know how we made the playoffs)
    Lovejoy/Santa suck
    Stafford being hurt makes us better

    Trav and bratt suck, but both should be back by next week. Closer up mods
     
  16. PlamsUnlimited

    PlamsUnlimited G R O T O N S

    Joined:
    May 14, 2010
    Messages:
    26,448
    Likes Received:
    1,066
    Trophy Points:
    139
    Occupation:
    Goalie
    Location:
    Lancaster, NY
    I love Jesper Bratt. He can be a real good player and is on his way to be.

    Zajac has always been important
     
    donghabs98 likes this.
  17. DevilDoggo

    DevilDoggo Live from New Jersey, back again

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2016
    Messages:
    710
    Likes Received:
    205
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Internet poster
    Location:
    Brooklyn via NJ, like the Nets
    Calm down, friend. The Sens, Blues, and Ducks have been worse in terms of injuries. Bratt and Zajac are bigger losses but everyone else isn’t worth it. And the Pens have lost their best defenseman.
     
  18. PatriceBergeronFan

    PatriceBergeronFan Registered User Sponsor

    Joined:
    Jul 15, 2011
    Messages:
    30,469
    Likes Received:
    3,152
    Trophy Points:
    175
    Location:
    USA
    Anaheim and Boston were terribly affected by injuries last season.

    This season Boston has some issues as well. Not great luck. McAvoy out recently; Backes; Krug; Miller, are some good players.
     
  19. Dessert Nights

    Dessert Nights Now with 100% more cilantro

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2016
    Messages:
    577
    Likes Received:
    492
    Trophy Points:
    60
    Gender:
    Male
    And Arizona has had some HOF caliber players on LTIR. :(
     
  20. WesMcCauley

    WesMcCauley Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2015
    Messages:
    7,393
    Likes Received:
    1,142
    Trophy Points:
    94
    Zajac is at best a very mediocre second line center. A pretty good 3rd line center way past his prime though which was back in 2010 or something.
    Bratt the same. At best a second line winger, probably 3rd line winger but nothing special at all at least not yet.
     
  21. PAZ

    PAZ .

    Joined:
    Jul 14, 2011
    Messages:
    9,438
    Likes Received:
    925
    Trophy Points:
    110
    Location:
    BC
    Duck's don't get a say, the roster is always permanently injured :laugh:
     
    Getzmonster likes this.
  22. God Bless Mr Coffee

    God Bless Mr Coffee Mine eyes have seen the glory...

    Joined:
    Jul 11, 2006
    Messages:
    7,692
    Likes Received:
    1,807
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Occupation:
    @thxPierre
    Even worse, MacDonald was supposed to be more hurt than he ended up being!
     
    StoneHands likes this.
  23. belair

    belair Registered User

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2010
    Messages:
    18,620
    Likes Received:
    2,770
    Trophy Points:
    156
    Location:
    Canada
    Happens when your core's old AF.
     

Share This Page

monitoring_string = "358c248ada348a047a4b9bb27a146148"