Author Archives: Sam Britt

2016 Draft Outlook Part 4: Trades

Since the draft lottery last Saturday, the rumor mill has been spinning wildly. Questions on whether Edmonton keeps the fourth overall pick, or if Arizona attempts to bring in the hometown star (and top draft prospect) Auston Matthews, at the expense of mortgaging the bulk of their future, filled the blogosphere. The New Jersey Devils

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Three Devils Prospects Ready to Make NHL Jump

Next year the Devils will continue their transition period. With older player like Ruutu, Tlusty, and potentially Elias on their way out, more spots are opening up for the Devils prospects. Next year, it will certainly be important for Reid Boucher and Joseph Blandisi to improve on the stellar campaigns they had this year; but

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Devils Finish Off the 15-16 Season v.s the Maple Leafs

Well we made it. 81 games later and the Devils are finishing their season against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Newark. In a year where not a whole lot was expected by the Devils, they really surprised people with their play (especially early in the season). Strong defense and goaltending helped keep the Devils in

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Santini Making Strides Towards NHL Readiness

A 20 year old defensemen out of Mahopac, New York, Steve Santini looks to be a large part of the future of the Devils blue line. Before being drafted by the Devils, Santini was skating with the United States National Development Team. He was one of the team’s top defenseman and he was chosen to

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2016 Draft Outlook Part 2: The Possibilities

As the Devils continue to fight for a wild card position, it is clear that barring a lottery miracle, the Devils won’t be getting a chance to draft one of Auston Matthews, Jesse Puljujarvi, or Mathew Tkachuk. This is not a problem because there is still a ton of talent in the middle of the

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Devils Head to Brooklyn to Face the Islanders

Matchup Overview: The New Jersey Devils enter this afternoon’s bout with the Islander’s as the second wild card in the Eastern Conference. The Devils are coming off one of their best games of the season, a come from behind OT defeat of the Detroit Red Wings. They were able to prevail despite missing two key

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