Michael DiGiacomo

Michael joined Double G Sports as our NJ Devils writer in April 2012. He is 29 years old from the woods of West Milford, New Jersey. Born and raised in the same town he currently resides in. Michael is a graduate of Pope John Paul XXIII High School and holds a BA from Ramapo College in Communication Arts. As a full time business man in the insurance world, he has four additional passions in life next to his career. Hockey, having fun, the outdoors, and eating. Very active in his community and with volunteering. He is a NY Giants fan, and a die hard New Jersey Devils fan. His all time favorite NHL pro is Scott Stevens.

Martin Brodeur and his son, Anthony. Martin announced the Devils’ pick of Anthony on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
By Michael DiGiacomo On Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013
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Q&A with New Jersey Devils Draft Pick Anthony Brodeur

The 2013 NHL Draft has passed but if you’re a Devil’s fan, you’re still high on life right now as Lou Lamoriello stole the show at home. Not only did the Hall of Fame GM probably make the move of the draft More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Wednesday, March 13th, 2013
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Devils to Honor Hockey Legend, Jacques Caron

On Saturday, March 16th vs the Montreal Canadiens, the New Jersey Devils will honor goaltending Coach Jacques Caron. Prior to their game Saturday evening vs the Canadiens at 7:00pm, the club will host a ceremony More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
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Devils to Host Myster Puck Sale at the Rock

The New Jersey Devils will hold a Mystery Puck Sale on Wednesday, March 13th.  at the Prudential Center.  The doors will open at 6:pm, and the proceeds from the sale of the pucks will benefit the Hurricane Sandy More...

Injuries have hurt the Devils, but it's not the only thing missing. (Al Bello/Getty Images)
By Michael DiGiacomo On Tuesday, February 26th, 2013
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Devils: Jersey’s Full of Attitude, But It’s Hockey Team Is Not

Injuries have hurt the Devils, but it's not the only thing missing. (Al Bello/Getty Images) The only thing more disturbing then how quiet the Prudential Center has been during home games lately, is that the More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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1 Seat Open on the “Poni” Express. Alexei Ponikarovsky Goes Back to NJ

photo credit: US Presswire 1644.15 miles separates the heart of Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA to the heart of downtown Newark. Alexei Ponikarovsky will be taking that trip back to NJ where he probably scored one of the More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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Vintage Devils Hockey Surfaces In This Shortened NHL Season

The New Jersey Devils have proven all the critics wrong. Again. I’m curious to know, what I’ll witness first. NHL insiders picking the Devils to finish atop of the East/Atlantic or Rick DiPietro on IR again? More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Friday, February 8th, 2013
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The Devils Raise Hell Again; On Three Game Winning Streak

Ten games into this shortened NHL season just means more excitement in a shorter period of time. The schedule is more demanding. I’m making sure rival team fans get their fill of some New Jersey attitude, and More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Thursday, January 31st, 2013
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Extra time decides fate of the first meeting between Bruins & Devils

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images The New Jersey Devils and Boston Bruins faced off at TD Garden Tuesday night for the first of three meetings between the Eastern Conference foes. There were a few firsts and even More...

The New Jersey Devils have started the 2013 season off successfully. (Elsa/Getty Images)
By Michael DiGiacomo On Monday, January 28th, 2013
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Devils Hockey Is Back! Week 1 Report Card

The New Jersey Devils have started the 2013 season off successfully. (Elsa/Getty Images) The puck finally dropped on January 19th after a 113 day ordeal between the NHL & NHLPA. Tremors of disgust littered social More...

Devils GM Lou Lamoriello and the rest of the front office could do more to engage New Jersey hockey fans. (Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-Ledger)
By Michael DiGiacomo On Monday, January 14th, 2013
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Amidst Devils Successes, Key Failures Hurt the New Jersey Organization

Before I took my first steps, the New Jersey Devils called the Garden State their permanent home during their inaugural 1982-83 season. Besides Canada and the Midwest housing some of hockey’s strongest markets, More...

Is Ilya Kovalchuk making Devils fans angry with the back and forth talk about returning to the US or staying in Russia? (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
By Michael DiGiacomo On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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The Dramatic Chess Match of Ilya Kovalchuk

Is Ilya Kovalchuk making Devils fans angry with the back and forth talk about returning to the US or staying in Russia? (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Hockey fans all throughout the United States and Canada More...

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By Michael DiGiacomo On Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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The World Junior Championship Devil: Blake Pietila

Since the mid 90’s, no nickname for a line on the New Jersey Devils roster has one upped “The Crash Line.” Composed of Randy McKay, Bobby Holik, and Mike Peluso, the trio dished big hits and delivered plenty More...