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Season 1

March 22, 2023

Ep.45 Devils Down The Stretch

Devils win thanks to a hat trick by Jesper Bratt in Tampa. Devils lose in the last second of the game vs The Wild. Jack Hughes tries to take over OT. Devils should still try to focus on winning division …

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March 19, 2023

Ep.44 A Dark Night In The Sunshine State

Devils give up 3 unanswered goals in the third period to lose to the Florida Panthers despite an amazing performance by Akira Schmid

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March 19, 2023

Ep.44 Dark Night in the Sunshine State

Devils drop their 3rd in a row with a horrible performance vs Florida. Akira Schmid single handedly kept the team in the game and despite having a two goal lead the Devils give up 3 unanswered goals in the third …

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March 18, 2023

Ep.43 A Dysfunction Devils Family

A family of Devils fans tries to talk all things NJ Devils without hurting one another.

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March 15, 2023

Ep.42 Elevators (Devils Ups and Downs)

The Devils lose an ugly game to the Lightning after coming off an emotional win vs Carolina on Sunday. After having a goal called back the Devils give up a shorty and Tampa pounces on a Devils team that looked …

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March 13, 2023

Ep.41 Oh What A Weekend (1st Place!!)

Devils are tied for 1st place!!!! Devils beat Montreal on the road on Saturday night. Sunday Devils put together such a well rounded performance to put themselves into a tie for first place in the Metro!

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March 11, 2023

Ep.40 Back At The Trap

Bill is back in NJ at his new studio. The Devils 3rd line is on fire!!! Jesper Boqvist has been very good lately. Haula is heating up! Timo Meier advanced stats are insane. The Nico line is dominant! Sharangovich is …

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March 11, 2023

Ep.39 Analytics and Advanced Stats Breakdown

What is Corsi? What are advanced analytics and what how the hell do I tell what all these numbers mean? Bill dives into the different analytic terms and gives you an idea on what they stand for.

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March 4, 2023

Ep.38 A Dominate Loss

The Devils go on the road to beat the defending stanley cup champs! Bill goes over the Meier trade....again. Devils lose a dominating performance in OT to Adin Hill. Who could be willing to sign a team friendly deal this …

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Feb. 27, 2023

Ep.37 Congratulations Devils Fans

Bill dials in live from Santa Teresa, Costa Rica to cover the Devils last two games plus the Timo Meier trade. What a time to be a Devils fan!!!

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Feb. 22, 2023

Ep.36 A Tale Of Two Teams

In this episode Bill goes over the last three games. Two impressive dif kinds of wins, and one let down loss. The energy at the Prudential Center. What Tom Fitzgerald should do at the trade deadline. Who is untouchable and …

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Feb. 19, 2023

Ep.35 Away From The Meier

Devils get Jack back and win a very impressive game vs Pittsburgh on the road. Nico gets back on the board scoring his 100th and 101st goals of his career. Mercer joins Nico on the first line and makes a …

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Feb. 15, 2023

Ep.34 Do We Have A 3rd Line?

Devils pull off a last second win in Columbus. Dawson Mercer struggles. Miles Wood needs to be replaced. This young Devils team continues to find ways to win. Timo Meier. Fitzgeralds trade tactics and much more on this episod...

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Feb. 10, 2023

Ep.33 Dougie Doesn't Miss/"We Want Timo"

On the latest episode Bill covers the current state of the Devils including.. Dougie Doesn't Miss! Bill yells "We Want Timo" Jack Hughes is week to week. Rangers get Tarasenko. Timo Meier is the perfect fit. The Rock is as …

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Feb. 9, 2023

Ep.33 Jacks Gets Hurt/Devils Need Meier

On this episode Bill discusses Jack Hughes injury. The Rangers land Tarasenko. What is wrong with some of the NJ Devils fan base? Talk about doom and gloom. Lets bring the energy. Show what it means to be from NJ.

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Feb. 1, 2023

Ep.32 The Legend of Scott Stevens

Bill, the Big Tickle and Bobby do a deep dive on what many people consider to be the greatest Devil of all time. Scott Stevens. They talk about what it was like to watch him play on a nightly basis …

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Jan. 29, 2023

Ep.31 Half Season Review (Feat. Pickle)

Bill and his father go over their favorite games of the first half of the season. The guys go over who have been the biggest surprises on the team. What additions need to be made to make a playoff push, …

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Jan. 23, 2023

Ep.30 It's Timo Time

In this episode Bill covers the Devils past two games vs Seattle and Pittsburgh. What Vitek has meant for the Devils organization and how landing Timo Meier can make the Devils an instant contender!! Bill also covers why the ...

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Jan. 16, 2023

Ep.29 Jumpin Jack Flash (Feat: Satan)

Devils pull off a miracle in the Shark Tank!!!! In this episode Bill covers the Devils 5 game winning streak and what it means for the Devils moving forward. Bill builds out his podcast studio and has "Bobby" working the …

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Jan. 9, 2023

Ep.28 Party In The USA (feat. The Big Tickle)

The Devils win an epic game vs the Rangers!!! Devils fans are going nuts because Jack Hughes is a total superstar. The Traps Igor Shesterkin post goes viral. Devils players making the trip out west (Bastian, Wood, Marino) Hug...

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Jan. 6, 2023

Ep.27 Walkin On By..

The Devils have lose an easy one...as they let the metro slip through their fingers. We're in the middle of an epic collapse that could effect this young players if they dont get this turned around ASAP. Secondary scoring is …

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Jan. 4, 2023

Ep.26 New Year, New Devils..

This is not your same old Devils. On this episode Billy covers running into fellow Devils fans at Phish in NYC. Horrible officiating in both Friday and Sundays games. Devils need secondary scoring. What a 6 year Devils fan sa...

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Dec. 29, 2022

Ep.25 Lets Get Down To Business (Feat. Big Tickle)

Big Tickle joins the podcast to talk about how the Devils have dropped 8 of their last 9 but this team still feels different.

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Dec. 21, 2022

Ep.24 Wrecking Bahl (feat. TheBrattPack)

In this episode The Bratt Pack joins the show and we discuss the Devils 6 game losing streak. Who needs to improve. Is it time for the Devils to make some roster changes? The team needs to defend itself vs …

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Dec. 16, 2022

Ep. 23 4 Losses In A Row. WTF

Devils take a long look in the mirror after their 4th loss in a row. Carter Hart was incredible as he stopped 48 of 49 shots leading the Flyers to a 2 to 1 victory. Damon Seversons giveaway turns into …

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Dec. 14, 2022

Ep.22 Not Your Same Old Devils

Devils drop 3 in a row. Bill covers the Devils Rangers game at MSG and the Dallas game in Newark. Devils fans don't need to panic. Bahl plays well....again. Devils arent able to take advantage of backup goalies. Holtz's game …

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Dec. 8, 2022

Ep.21 Lucifer

In episode 21 Bill covers the Devils bounce back game vs the Flyers. Nico holds an on ice meeting that gets to team off to a hot start vs. Chicago. Dougie Hamilton plays Norris Trophy caliber hockey and Jack Hughes …

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Dec. 8, 2022

Ep.21 Lucifer

Billy talks about Dougie Hamilton. Jack Hughes is an animal and we're looking to take over MSG again.

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Dec. 2, 2022

Ep.20 Escape From NY

The Devils go to NY and take over MSG. What a night it was...Bill explains the scene at the Garden, and meeting Bill Spaulding afterwards. This is Alex Holtz time to shine. Jack Hughes look insane and how the Devils …

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Nov. 27, 2022

Ep.19 Wagon Wheel

The Devils are a wagon! After a controversial loss on Thanksgiving Eve the Devils bounce back with two impressive wins led by Vitek Vanecek and Jack Hughes. The Devils are in first place in the NHL and head to New …

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Nov. 24, 2022

Ep.18 Thanksgiving Eve Madness in Newark

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!!! The Devils win streak comes to an end but not without a total melt down in Newark. The Devils fan base is back! Bill discusses the game vs Toronto, the 3 disallowed goals and what comes next …

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Nov. 17, 2022


Immediate reaction to the Devils amazing overtime win vs the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Devils have now won 11 in a row and have officially put the league on notice. Devils are a legit force in the NHL with much …

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Nov. 13, 2022

Ep.16 9 TIMES!

Bill goes over the week in Devils hockey as their winning streak hits 9! What watching Devils win in Disney is like. The vibe around the Rock last night. Nico Hischier is hitting a dif level and much more.

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Nov. 6, 2022

Ep.15 Devils Sweep Western Canada (Celebration)

The Devils have put the NHL on notice after winning 6 straight including a sweep in western canada. The Devils have a resilience that we haven't seen in a long time. They blow out Vancouver, battle back vs Edmonton and …

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Oct. 29, 2022

Ep.14 Triumph (Devils Beat Avs)

The Devils beat the Stanley Cup Champs in a impressive 1-0 shutout. The team shows a ton of grit and is currently in second place in the Metropolitan Division. This team is for real! Devils are BACK BABY!

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Oct. 27, 2022

Ep.13 Easy Rider

The Devils split games vs Washington and Detroit this week, but continue to look dominant! Is this the start of the New New Jersey Devils? Will goaltending continue to hold them back and is Jesper Bratt the best player in …

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Oct. 23, 2022

Ep.12 Wins (Three Different Ones)

In this episode Bill covers the Devils 3 game winning streak! Dougie Hamilton looks like the guy we paid 9 million dollars for. The John Marino for Ty Smith deal looks like a HUGE win for the Devils and Tom …

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Oct. 18, 2022

Ep.11 Know Your Enemy (Feat. Kyle Botch)

Its gettin UGLY in NJ. Bill and Kyle talk about the epic meltdown in Newark on Sat and the horrible opener in Philly. If Tom Fitzgerald won't do his job Devils fans will do it for him. The Shit Show …

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Oct. 11, 2022

Ep.10 2022-2023 Season Preview (feat. Bill Botch Sr.)

In this episode Bill has his father Bill Sr. join the podcast and take a walk down memory lane. They talk about going to games at the Meadowlands, and how the game experience has changed. We preview the Devils upcoming …

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Oct. 7, 2022

Ep.9 Bahllin'

In Episode 9 Bill covers Kevin Bahl and how impressive the big man has looked this preseason. Who is being sent back to Utica, what the opening night roster will look like. Andreas Johnsson gets waived, Devils analytical play...

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Sept. 25, 2022

Ep.7 The Kids Are Alright!

In this episode Bill talks about the NJ Devils training camp. Alexander Holtz looks like the real deal and how it allows our roster to have more favorable matchups. Simon Nemec looks extremely confident, who makes our bottom ...

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Sept. 15, 2022

Ep.6 Atlantic Division Predictions/Eastern Conference Playoff Predict…

In Episode 7 Bill dives into the Atlantic Division for the upcoming 2022-2023 season. Point total predictions, Vegas over unders, which teams are ready to take the next step and which GM's are feeling the heat. We also dive i...

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Sept. 12, 2022

Ep.5 Metropolitan Division Predictions

In episode 5 Bill discusses the Metropolitan Division. Who will come out of the Metro with a playoff spot and who will fall short. Teams additions, subtractions and what Las Vegas is projecting.

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Sept. 9, 2022

Ep. 4 BOLD Predictions for the New Jersey Devils 22-23 Season

In episode 4 Bill makes some outlandish predictions for the New Jersey Devils. Dougie Hamilton, Tomas Tatar, Nico Hischier, and many others get discussed.

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Aug. 30, 2022

Ep.2 Devils 2022-2023 Schedule Breakdown

In this episode Bill breaks down the 2022-2023 New Jersey Devils schedule. The Devils will need to take advantage of a favorable start to the season if they want to make a playoff push down the stretch. Thats if the …

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Aug. 29, 2022

Ep.1 Jersey Tough

The first ever podcast for The Trap! A New Jersey Devils based podcast. In this episode Bill touches on the Devils adding toughness to the lineup and coaching staff this year.

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