Slow out of the gate as New Jersey sprinted ahead in the nascent U.S. sports betting market, Freehold Raceway is hoping to catch up to the pack as the latest entity in the state to offer it. The oldest harness racing track in the U.S. is the third track in the state to take legal sports bets, joining eight of the nine Atlantic City casinos. But it faces several hurdles, including the sizable lead its competitors have.
Lindy Ruff completed his New Jersey Devils staff, hiring Chris Taylor as an assistant coach and Dave Rogalski as the goaltending coach.
As the first player ever to jump straight from the U.S. National Team Development Program to the NHL, Jack Hughes was always going to face a challenge as a rookie. The first overall pick in the 2019 draft went to the New Jersey Devils, a franchise that ended up struggling mightily, despite the presence of big names such as P.K. Subban, Taylor Hall and Nico Hischier.