The Sports Archives – How The New Jersey Devils Got Their Name

The New Jersey Devils were supposedly named after a legendary, gargoyle-like creature that lived in the Pine Barrens of South Jersey. Termed the Jersey Devil or Leeds Devil, this creature was born 13th child to “Mother Leeds”, an alleged witch, and quickly gained notoriety for killing livestock.

Jersey Devil

Jersey Devil

I guess every region has it’s Bigfoot!

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