Author Archives: Mike Luci

New Jersey Devils 2018-2019 Season Preview

Having recently unveiled their opening night roster, the Devils are entering 2018-2019 with a continued commitment to their youth and confidence in these players taking the next step forward. Our editorial team has composed a detailed season preview that breaks down all aspects that factored into the formation of this team—from acquisitions and departures, to players on the rise, in the hot seat, and a season outlook.

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Five Examples: Why Patience Is Essential With Zacha

Author’s Twitter Going into August, the New Jersey Devils are surrounded by question marks, namely regarding the development of their young players. Center Pavel Zacha is one of the team’s most peculiar cases in this regard. The 2015 sixth-overall pick just completed his second NHL season, where he tallied eight goals and 25 points. Since being

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Five Potential Cap-Strapped Trade Partners For The Devils

Author’s Twitter As arbitration hearings get under way, it’s going to put teams limited on cap space in tighter situations, to the point where salary dumps are an inevitability. According to CapFriendly.com, there are 12 teams with less than $6 million in cap space and of those 12, seven of them have less than $3.3

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Can Taylor Hall Have Another 90-Point Season?

Taylor Hall set new career-highs for himself in goals (39), assists (54), and points (93) this season, earning him enough recognition to win the 2018 Hart Memorial Trophy as the league’s most valuable player to their team. For the Devils, Hall was the organization’s first player to break the 90-point plateau since Zach Parise had

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Day One Recap: All Quiet In Newark (And Rightfully So)…For Now

Despite the hype that always comes with the annual opening of the offseason’s unrestricted free agent period, many of this year’s highly coveted players had deals in place well before noon yesterday, while most others followed suit within the first two hours. Despite supposedly being interested in some notable players, the Devils were characteristically quiet.

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MSG Network’s “Rookie Week” Under Way- Top Five Devils Rookies (Since 2004)

To coincide with the NHL and NBA drafts taking place in the coming days, MSG Networks announced it will be launching its first ever “Rookie Week.” The programming event starts Monday, and will showcase the best rookies to ever play in the Tri-State Area’s hockey and basketball teams. Features like interviews with members of the

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New Jersey’s Five Greatest Playoff Adversaries

Author’s Twitter Since clinching their first berth in 1988, the New Jersey Devils have made the playoffs in 18 of the last 30 seasons. During that time, New Jersey has faced an array of different teams and some of the game’s all-time greats. Due to the time’s postseason formats and sheer circumstance, New Jersey’s perennial playoff

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Devils Army Blog Staff Picks: Conference Semi-Finals

See how we did with our first round predictions. Despite seeing our New Jersey Devils get eliminated in the first round, we got to watch some thrilling playoff hockey the past two weeks. For those of us that live and breathe hockey, the end of New Jersey’s season doesn’t mark the end of watching playoff

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