Author Archives: Mike Luci

Drafting a Forward: Center or Wing?

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci It’s an utmost certainty the Devils will select a forward if they don’t trade the sixth overall pick. The depletion of New Jersey’s offensive depth reached unprecedented lengths this year, and with little to no assuring talent coming through the pipelines, the need for immediate scoring help is dire if Lou Lamoriello wants to elude

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Keep or Trade: New Jersey’s Top-Ten Pick

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Since we’ve been looking towards next season for quite some time now, it’s easy to jump into a topic like this. The dust has finally settled as the Devils enter an early offseason for the fourth time in five years. This will also mark the third instance in

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DAB Playoff Predictions: Round One

The playoffs are finally here, and with it comes the annual onslaught of analysis and projections on which team will come out of what series, and who will eventually hoist hockey’s most cherished prize, the Stanley Cup. From scoring and special teams, to more specific stats like shooting percentages and the season series between two

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The Lost Season: Why it was Worth Watching

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci At first glance, it’s hard to find many positives in the Devils  season. It’s a glass half-full/half-empty scenario, and when you dive further into the turbulent course the Devils season took, you may find two things: They gave their fans plenty of reasons to follow the team throughout this

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DAB Pregame: Hosting the Elite

You can follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Matchup Overview The Montreal Canadiens are in town tonight, a team that’s bested the Devils the two times they’ve faced each other this season, while outscoring them 10-4. Going into tonight’s third and final matchup between these

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Devils Offense: Their Own Worst Enemy

The stats and information on this article was compiled as of 3/18/15 You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Going into the season, former head coach Pete DeBoer didn’t believe scoring would be an issue. When training camp was under way, the Devils appeared four lines deep on paper, which looked like it would pay dividends

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DAB Pregame: Putting Things in Retrospect

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates.   Matchup Overview The most significant storyline going into tonight will be the Devil’s annual wearing of their original red, white, and green jerseys, a tradition that was first implemented about six years ago against this very same Penguins team. This is the

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DAB Pregame: The Beginning of the End?

You can follow me on Twitter @MiikeLuci Remember to follow us on Twitter @DevilsArmyBlog for live game updates Matchup Overview After winning seven of ten, the Devils snapped back to reality after a brutal 6-2 defeat at the hands of the Minnesota Wild. With fifteen games remaining, New Jersey is 12 points out of the final

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