Now that the dust has settled, we can finally sit back and reflect on what ultimately turned out to be an eventful two days for the New Jersey Devils at the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. They didn’t land any star-caliber talent that got moved like Milan Lucic or Ryan O’reilly, but general manager Ray Shero
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The Devils traded their 36th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft to the Ottawa Senators for picks 42 and the Devils’ choice of pick 109 or the Senators’ 3rd round pick in 2016. With that 42nd overall pick, the Devils selected goaltender Mackenzie Blackwood from the Barrie Colts. The 6’4″, 215 lb netminder
Editor’s Note: There are more details forthcoming and the article will be updated accordingly At the conclusion of the first round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, Ray Shero made his first trade as General Manager of the New Jersey Devils by acquiring Kyle Palmieri from the Anaheim Ducks for the 41st pick in the
With the sixth overall pick in the 2015 NHL draft, the New Jersey Devils have selected center Pavel Zacha of the Sarnia Sting. Zacha, 18 had a productive but hindered season with the Sting. The Czech native had 16 goals and 34 points in 37 games, missing a large portion of the season due to
With free agency now less than a week away, our next free agent profile takes a look at 27-year-old Winnipeg Jets forward Michael Frolik, who is coming off one of his best seasons in recent memory. During the 2014-15 campaign, he scored 19 goals and 23 assists for 42 points in 82 games. With the
Drafting young players is far from science in any sport. Invariably, despite the most intelligent minds that spend months analyzing, interviewing and projecting, it’s at best an educated guess. Talent doesn’t always translate into success, and as the saying goes, you can’t measure work ethic and desire. With most prospects, it takes some time for
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The NHL released the 2015-16 season schedule on Thursday morning. Below is the full schedule for the New Jersey Devils, as per the team’s website. The Devils start their season with three of their first four games at home, and also end the season with their last three games on home ice. The Devils also
The 2015 NHL Entry Draft is set to begin this Friday night at 7:00pm EST in Sunrise, Florida, and will then continue with rounds 2-7 on Saturday morning. This year’s draft is widely considered to be one of the most stockpiled drafts in recent memory, with a plethora of young talent available for the taking.
Editor’s Note: This piece solely reflects the opinion of the author and does not necessarily reflect upon the views of the Devils Army Blog or any of its writers/admins. Most fans were disappointed with the Devils’ play last year, to say the least. Each game was seemingly played with a lack of fire, lack of