Author Archives: Brett Minieri

DEVILS: (Trade) Winds of Change

These may be the dog days of the offseason for Devils fans, but the activity will be picking up soon as late June promises to be one of the most exciting times in hockey in recent memory. On June 18, teams’ expansion draft protection lists will be released, which will allow for more speculation, analysis

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He’s Baaaaack (maybe).

Author’s TWITTER   Seems it just isn’t summer unless we hear rumblings of Ilya Kovalchuck threatening to make a return to the NHL. Well here we are in April and Kovy is trending once again. This may ultimately prove to be more of the same, but this time it seems to have more traction to it

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DAB Pregame: Reeling Devils Take On Quincey And The Jackets

New Jersey Devils (25-27-12) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (40-17-6) • 5PM ET • Prudential Center • MSG • TOJN/WFAN Another game, another one-goal loss. This has been a particularly rough stretch for the Devils, which doesn’t get any easier tonight in an early Sunday evening tilt against Columbus. What makes it harder is that they’ll

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Deal with the Devils?

It’s been presumed for weeks that the Devils would likely be sellers at this year’s deadline. They’re currently second last in the stacked Metro division, and third last in the Eastern Conference. Again, they find themselves plagued by familiar maladies (cough, scorning) where the Devils rank 29th in the league. Ouch. So sellers they will

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DAB PREGAME: HOME SWEET HOME

Remember to LIKE us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates. The Devils are looking to make the Rock a formidable place to play by improving their record to 3-0-0 on home ice. The fans have been “electric” according to Coach Hynes and many of the players have fed off

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DAB PREGAME: PRE-SEASON RIVALRY

The 2016 season is officially upon us, as the Devils played their first pre-season (split squad) games in Montreal and Philly respectively on Monday. The Devils won both contests and there were overall good performances by many of the youngsters and vets alike. These games were more about establishing some early chemistry between new teammates

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SMELLS LIKE SUMMER

[Editor’s Note:The following article is solely based on the opinions of the writer (Brett Minieri), and does not reflect the opinions of the entire Devils Army Blog]   Despite missing the playoffs for the 5th time in 6 years, it’s hard to call this season a failure. In fact, it was anything but. Predicted by many

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PART 2: KYLE PALMIERI—KEEPING HIM IN NJ

  He was Ray Shero’s first big acquisition as Devils GM. In desperate need to bolster his offense, he flipped a 2nd and 3rd rounder to Anaheim for Montvale, New Jersey native, Kyle Palmieri. Palmieri has always shown a lot of potential but the Duck’s deep roster and tight cap situation made him expendable. Palmieri’s

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